July 24, 2017

Recent suicides highlight ongoing Iranian human rights abuses

In January, a young woman in Iran committed suicide. Now, sadly, suicides have become increasingly common among Iranian women due to a variety of social ills, including state-mandated misogyny. But, in Mahdis’s case, it happened one day after she was released from prison. She was sexually abused by Iranian suppressive forces.
At only 26, the aspiring […]

The Washington Post: “In Syria’s Aleppo, Shiite militias point to Iran’s unparalleled influence”

By Hugh Naylor
November 20, 2016
BEIRUT — Syria’s government hopes a brutal siege will vanquish rebel holdouts in the city of Aleppo, a key battleground. But Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s troops aren’t leading the charge.
That task has been taken up by thousands of Shiite militiamen from Lebanon, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan who are loyal to Iran, […]

Kerry Acknowledges Iran May Misuse Funds, Draws Fire From Congress

The Wall Street Journal

FELICIA SCHWARTZ

Jan. 21, 2016

DAVOS, Switzerland—U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said some of the funds freed up by the implementation of the Iranian nuclear deal could end up in the hands of the hard-liner Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps and wouldn’t rule out the possibility that they could be used for terrorism, but […]

Iran broadcasts rare images of underground missile bases

By Dana Ford, CNN
October 15, 2015
(CNN) At first glance it looks like the set of a James Bond movie — a seemingly impregnable mountain base packed full of uniformed men and sinister-looking missiles on their launch vehicles parked along a long tunnel buried deep underground.
But this is in fact a real-life missile facility in Iran, […]

UN: Freeze Funding of Iran Counter-Narcotics Efforts

Surge in Executions for Drug Trafficking

DECEMBER 17, 2014

Iran: Letter to the Secretary General regarding UN assistance for drug enforcement and the death penalty for drug offenses
MAY 26, 2014
Letter

Joint Letter to Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of UNODC
DECEMBER 12, 2014
Letter

(London) – The United Nations agency charged with combating illicit drug trafficking should withdraw its support for counter-narcotics police operations […]

Coalition against occupation of Yemen should be elevated to evicting Iranian regime from region

Maryam Rajavi to Arab Summit: Coalition against occupation of Yemen should be elevated to evicting Iranian regime from region

Maryam Rajavi, speaks at a conference at the Council of Europe, January 2015

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, reiterated in a statement, on the need for joint action and unity against the religious terrorist […]

Opinion: Little to show after the yearlong talks with Iran

December 08, 2014, 05:00 pm
Little to show after the yearlong talks with Iran

By Majid Sadeghpour

The West seems to have learned little – sadly very little – in its dealings with Iran’s Ayatollahs. In the past and recently, the Iranian regime has played a waiting game: offer a little, stall a while, offer less, stall more, all […]

State Department rejects real refugees

WND.com
By Tom Tancredo 
Op-Ed, 26 July 2014
The smell of rank hypocrisy and naked cruelty fills the air at the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.
President Obama and his Cabinet are scrambling to find billions in additional funding to accommodate the 60,000 illegal-alien minors who have crossed our southwest border since January. Those minors are […]

Iranian Americans Rally Against Rouhani Near United Nations

By JoelGraham | Posted September 25, 2013 | New York City, New York
CNN PRODUCER NOTE – Photographer Joel Graham captured the scene as hundreds of people protested against Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s appearance at the United Nations yesterday. Graham got there just as President Obama was arriving for his speech (photo 1). Former Congressman Patrick […]

Former UN human rights chief in Baghdad Tahar Boumedra: Why I Quit the UN in Iraq

August 22, 2012