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Swiss news agency: JVMI demands prosecution of perpetrators of 1988 massacre in Iran

The Swiss news agency ATS (Agence télégraphique suisse) covered the launch of ‘Justice for Victims of 1988 Massacre in Iran’ in a press conference at the United Nations in Geneva on 21 September 2016. It wrote that the committee has urged both the UN Human Rights Council and the UN Special Rapporteur on Iran to …

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The Swiss daily Le Temps covered the launch of ‘Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran’ in a press conference at the United Nations in Geneva on 21 September 2016.

Le Temps: Top Iranian officials including Rouhani’s Justice Minister implemented Khomeini’s fatwa

The Swiss daily Le Temps covered the launch of ‘Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran’ in a press conference at the United Nations in Geneva on 21 September 2016. Le Temps wrote that senior Iranian officials, including the current Justice Minister Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi, implemented Khomeini’s fatwa. The JVMI seeks their prosecution, …

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iran massacre Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva

NGO addressing the UN Human Rights Council on the 1988 massacre in Iran

Milishia Javdan addressing the 33rd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on behalf of the Women’s Human Rights International Association (WHRIA) about the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran. 16 September 2016

France Libertés seeks justice for victims of #1988Massacre in #Iran

France Libertés – Fondation Danielle Mitterrand – addresses the 33rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, seeking justice for the 30,000 victims of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. 16 September 2016

Former French Minister Bernard Kouchner | Georges Gobet/AFP via Getty Images

POLITICO: France’s Kouchner urges probe of 1988 Iran prison massacre

Former French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has called for an international probe into a 1988 killing of thousands of political prisoners in Iran. Kouchner told POLITICO Iran’s killing of political prisoners at the end of the Iran-Iraq war was likely a crime against humanity that needed to be investigated and prosecuted by the International Criminal …

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A mourner holds a poster of Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri at the cleric's funeral in 2009. (Associated Press).

An opponent of political violence was once set to lead Iran. One last quarrel changed it all.

The Washington Post has reported on the newly-released audiotape of Iran’s former deputy supreme leader who acknowledged that the massacre of political prisoners was ongoing in Iran. The following is the full text of the Washington Post’s report: The Washington Post An opponent of political violence was once set to lead Iran. One last quarrel …

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