Iran..21 Nobel Laureates, Condemn Iran Regime’s Cover-Up Over Coronavirus Outbreak, Calling It a Crime Against Humanity
21 Nobel laureates from US, Canada, Germany and Norway in a letter to the United Nations’ Secretary-General Antonio Guterres while condemning the Iranian regime‘s catastrophic cover-up of the coronavirus outbreak which has resulted in the deaths of thousands of Iranians and described it as a crime against and strongly condemned…
Iran.. UN Human Rights Envoy Shocked by Protests’ Death Tally
The nationwide Iran protests erupted in November, following the fuel price hike. According to reports published at the time , the regime’s security forces killed over 1500 protesters, arrested 12,000 and injured 4,000. Javaid Rehman, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, in a…
Amnesty International: Free detained protesters in Iran
The Iranian authorities have been violently crushing protests in Iran, using unlawful, including lethal, force and arbitrarily arresting thousands. Now, those arrested are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Act now and call for their release.  In November 2019, security forces used lethal force to shoot and kill over…
13 More Nobel Laureates Urge the UN Secretary-General to Support Iran Protests
13 more Nobel laureates joined a joint letter, previously written by 14 other Nobel laureates to the UN Secretary-General highlighting the Iranian regime’s crackdown on the Iran protests.   Thursday, January 2, 2020, marks the 49th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests. 13 more Nobel laureates joined a…
116 Teenagers Detained, 20 Killed During Iran’s November Protests
On December 26, the Chief of Staff of the Iranian regime’s President Mahmoud Vaezi attended an interview and answered reporters’ questions. When asked about the arrest of around 100 teenage students by the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), he said, “This is the first time that I hear this…
UN Human Rights Chief calls on Iran to address multiple human rights violations in context of recent protests
GENEVA (6 December 2019) – As more information gradually filters out of Iran in the wake of the recent protests, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday expressed alarm at the continuing lack of transparency about casualties and the treatment of thousands of detainees, as well…
Nobel Laureates’ Letter to UN Secretary-General Over Iran Protests
A group of Nobel laureates has written a joint letter to the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres highlighting the Iranian regime’s crackdown on the Iran protests. The following is the text of their joint letter: Joint Letter of Nobel laureates to the United Nations Secretary-General His Excellency Antonio Guterres United…
Iran: Experts raise alarm at arrests and reported killings, internet shutdown
    GENEVA (22 November 2019) – UN human rights experts have expressed grave concerns about the situation in Iran as protests spread across the country over the past week. “We are deeply concerned at reports of killings and injuries, and that the authorities may have used excessive force against…
ITUC condemns Iranian government’s lethal violence against protesters
Credible reports indicate that some 3,700 people have been injured and several thousands arrested. Information has been difficult to obtain since the government continues to block internet access. A sudden increase in the price of fuel, on top of existing popular discontent over government policies and the power wielded by…
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and NGOs condemned human rights violations in Iran
By Staff Writer, Iran Probe Tuesday, 12 August 2017 The United Nations Human Rights Council opened its thirty-sixth regular session on 11 September 2017 hearing an update by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the situation of human rights worldwide and on the activities…
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Two Misguided Reports

  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    On 18 May 2005, the US based Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) issued a 28-page report (“the HRW Report”) concerning the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (“PMOI / MEK”).  Entitled ‘No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps’, the HRW Report was essentially based on 12 hours of telephone interviews with 12…
  • Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    The RAND National Defense Research Institute published in July 2009 the report The Mujahedin-e Khalq: A Policy Conundrum for the Multi-National Force-Iraq, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations). The report focuses on the circumstances surrounding the detention of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MeK) at Camp Ashraf and “whether MeK members were taken into custody…