January 17, 2018

Iran ups repression of dissent ahead of vote: Amnesty

February 28, 2012
“For Iranians facing this level of repression, it can be dispiriting that discussions about their country in diplomatic circles can seem to focus mainly on the nuclear programme at the expense of human rights” (Amnesty International)

NICOSIA (AFP) — Iran has escalated its crackdown on freedom of expression ahead of this week’s parliamentary election, […]


1 May 2009
This morning, Iranian authorities executed Delara Darabi in Rasht Central Prison. She is the second
person to be executed this year after being convicted of a crime she was alleged to have committed
while still under 18, Amnesty International revealed today.
“Amnesty International is outraged at the execution of Delara Darabi, and particularly at the news […]

Iran: Preserve the Khavaran grave site for investigation into mass killings

January 20, 2009
Amnesty International calls on the Iranian authorities to immediately stop the destruction of hundreds of individual and mass, unmarked graves in Khavaran, south Tehran, to ensure that the site is preserved and to initiate a forensic investigation at the site as part of a long-overdue thorough, independent and impartial investigation into mass […]

Iran Watch – August 3, 2007

[spoiler title=”Ahmadinejad’s Murder Machine: A Look at Tehran’s Casualty List”]

By: Alireza Jafarzadeh
Source: Fox News
As the U.S. wound up its second meeting with Iran to discuss the security of Iraq, the Iranian regime continued to face its own escalating insecurity. The deterioration of Iran’s economy, increase in civil unrest and sharp deterioration of human rights under […]

NCPDA Statement – May 18, 2007

NCPDA Statement
Contact: Nasser Rashidi
Dir. Tel: 202-487-6989
May 18, 2007
Escalating Oppression, Executions, and Other Human Rights Violations Amidst Iranian Regime-US Dialogue
Lost in the frenzy of interest and the misplaced hopes surrounding the upcoming US-Iran meeting is the unspeakable suffering of the Iranian people and the Ahmadinejad lead reign of terror.
Proponents of “constructive” dialogue with the tyrannical regime […]