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  • 94th woman executed in Iran under Rouhani

    August 26, 2019 in Women’s News – NCRI Women Committee On Sunday morning, August 25, 2019, a woman was executed in Mashhad Central Prison. This is the 94th woman executed during six years of Hassan Rouhani’s presidency. The Iranian regime has executed at least four women in July, alone. Including

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  • Iran Journalist Claims Asylum in Sweden After Fleeing FM’s Delegation

    By Pooya Stone 8 AUGUST 2019- An Iranian journalist covering the Nordic trip of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif fled the delegation and applied for asylum in Sweden, according to Swedish officials on Tuesday. The Swedish Migration Agency reported that Amir-Tohid Fazel, an editor at Iran’s ultra-conservative news agency Moj,

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  • Iran Hangs 94th Woman During Rouhani Presidency

    By Pooya Stone 27 AUGUST 2019-Iran executed a woman on Sunday in Mashhad, according to the state-run ROKNA news agency. The unnamed woman, who was supposedly found guilty of murder, was hanged at dawn on August 25 in the Central Prison of Mashhad. She was the 94th woman executed in

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  • Iran Admits Christianity Is Growing Despite Repression

    By Pooya Stone The Iranian Intelligence Minister has publically admitted for the first time that Christianity is spreading throughout Iran. During a speech to several Shia Muslim clerics, Mahmoud Alavi said that “Christianity is spreading in parts of Iran”, but tried to dismiss the converts because they were ordinary Iranians

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  • Iran: Human Right Situation Is Still a Major Concern

    April 25: Iran Human Rights (IHR) has published its 11th annual report on the death penalty in Iran. The death penalty is still be used as a means of punishment in Iran and the rate of execution per capita is very worrying. Iran is one of the few countries in

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  • Iran Agriculture Decimated by Floods

    ‌By Shahriar Kia The recent flash floods in Iran have caused hundreds of millions of dollars of damage to Iranian agriculture, according to an official on Thursday. The head of the agriculture ministry’s crisis management, Mohammad Mousavi, estimated that the losses to the agriculture sector are 47 trillion rials (about

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  • Iranian people outraged by government’s mismanagement of devastating floods

    While heavy floods have devastated several regions in Iran and the people cannot hold back their anger at the lack of relief and the role of the authorities in destroying the country’s infrastructure – which have greatly contributed to worsening the consequences of this natural disaster – Revolutionary Guards (IRGC)

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  • Iran Missile Program Destabilizing Middle East

    London, 20 Mar – U.S. President Trump said that Iran is defying a U.N. Security Council resolution by carrying out ballistic missile testing, as well as two satellite launches since December. Iran’s missile program and its regional meddling are reasons he cited when he pulled the U.S. out of the

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  • Iran Had No Legal Reason to Detain Eco Activists

    By Mehdi It has been over 400 days since a group of nine environmental activists were arrested and charged with espionage in Iran. Now, one has died under suspicious circumstances in prison and eight are facing trumped-up national security charges, some of which result in the death penalty. Back in

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