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Ali Moezi writes to Special Rapporteur protesting denial of due process in Iran

Ali Moezi writes to Special Rapporteur protesting denial of due process in Iran

Iranian political prisoner Ali Moezi has written a letter from Gohardasht Prison in Karaj to the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran protesting his mistreatment and denial of due process by the regime. The following is […]
METRO: Families still seeking justice for thousands ‘massacred’ in Iran in 1988

METRO: Families still seeking justice for thousands ‘massacred’ in Iran in 1988

Britain’s METRO has reported on the campaign by Anglo-Iranians seeking justice over the execution of their relatives in Iran’s 1988 massacre of political prisoners. The following is the text of the report:
Times Series: Cross-party conference at House of Commons calls for investigation into #Iran’s #1988massacre

Times Series: Cross-party conference at House of Commons calls for investigation into #Iran’s #1988massacre

British Parliamentarians are urging the United Kingdom government to move the focus of its Iran policy onto the human rights situation in that country and seek an international investigation into the events of the summer of 1988, when the Islamic […]
#Iran’s #1988Massacre: ‘Crime against humanity the world cannot allow to go unpunished’

#Iran’s #1988Massacre: ‘Crime against humanity the world cannot allow to go unpunished’

Scotland’s Herald carried an op-ed on 15 November by former European lawmaker Struan Stevenson urging the United Nations to launch a full and independent investigation into the #1988Massacre in #Iran, describing it as an “appalling crime”. The following is the […]
200 British lawmakers call for UN probe into #Iran’s #1988massacre

200 British lawmakers call for UN probe into #Iran’s #1988massacre

Some 200 British lawmakers have backed an appeal for a United Nations investigation into the massacre of some 30,000 political prisoners in Iran in the summer of 1988. Their appeal was unveiled at a press conference at the House of […]
Text of letter by Sara Jafari-Hatam to Asma Jahangir, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran:

Text of letter by Sara Jafari-Hatam to Asma Jahangir, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran:

Greetings dear Ms. Asma Jahangir, My name is Sara Jafari-Hatam, the daughter of Maryam Akbari-Monfared. I am 11 years old, and when I was three they separated my mother from me. It’s now eight years that my mother is not […]
Letter of Sediqeh Moradi from Evin Prison

Letter of Sediqeh Moradi from Evin Prison

Iranian political prisoner Sediqeh Moradi has smuggled out a letter from behind bars in Tehran urging international human rights defenders to seek justice over the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. Ms. Moradi, 56, is currently serving a 10-year […]
Amnesty International URGENT ACTION over treatment of Iran political prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared

Amnesty International URGENT ACTION over treatment of Iran political prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared

Amnesty International, 3 November 2016: Prisoner of conscience Maryam Akbari Monfared, who is serving a 15-year sentence in Tehran’s Evin Prison, is being denied access to medical treatment. She is facing reprisals after filing a formal complaint that seeks an official […]
Statement by political prisoners in Gohardasht Prison on treatment of Maryam Akbari Monfared

Statement by political prisoners in Gohardasht Prison on treatment of Maryam Akbari Monfared

A group of political prisoners from Gohardasht Prison in the Iranian city of Karaj have issued a statement on the regime’s mistreatment of fellow political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared over her call for an investigation into Iran’s 1988 massacre. The following is […]
English translation of text of Maryam Akbari-Monfared’s follow up complaint sent to the Iranian Judiciary – 30 October 2016

English translation of text of Maryam Akbari-Monfared’s follow up complaint sent to the Iranian Judiciary – 30 October 2016

Follow up complaint by Maryam Akbari-Monfared Considering that I, Maryam Akbari-Monfared, a political prisoner incarcerated in Evin Prison, filed an official complaint on Saturday, 15 October 2016, with Tehran’s Public Prosecutor’s office seeking investigations into the execution of my sister […]
Political prisoner files complaint with Tehran’s Prosecutor over 1988 massacre

Political prisoner files complaint with Tehran’s Prosecutor over 1988 massacre

Maryam Akbari Monfared, a political prisoner held in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison, has written a letter of complaint to the Prosecutor General of Tehran over the arbitrary execution of her brother and sister during the 1988 massacre of political prisoners […]
Political prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared: Four executed, two imprisoned and all the suffering of my family

Political prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared: Four executed, two imprisoned and all the suffering of my family

The following is a letter by Maryam Akbari-Monfared on 16 October 2016: Autocratic and totalitarian regimes cannot tolerate any growing entity that inspires people to join it. Under such regimes physical and psychological tortures are among the main tools of […]
Text of letter of complaint by Maryam Akbari-Monfared to Iran’s Judiciary, 15 October 2016

Text of letter of complaint by Maryam Akbari-Monfared to Iran’s Judiciary, 15 October 2016

Complaint To the Prosecutor General of Tehran I respectfully inform you that my brother Abdolreza Akbari Monfared and my sister Roqieh Akbari Monfared were executed on unknown dates during the summer of 1988.
Mostafa Naderi: ‘No one was spared’

Mostafa Naderi: ‘No one was spared’

Mostafa Naderi, a former Iranian political prisoner on the 1988 massacre he narrowly escaped When I heard Canadian-Iranian professor Homa Hoodfar was released from the notorious Evin prison and left Iran safely after months of incarceration, I was relieved, as I […]
Iranian officials react to leak of the Montazeri tape

Iranian officials react to leak of the Montazeri tape

Rouhani’s Minister of Justice on 1988 massacre of political prisoners: We are proud to have carried out God’s commandment
THE DANGEROUS MYTH OF ROUHANI’S BOGUS MODERATION

THE DANGEROUS MYTH OF ROUHANI’S BOGUS MODERATION

Newsweek has published an article by former Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi pointing out that members of the Rouhani administration ordered the execution of political prisoners during Iran’s 1988 massacre. The following is the text of Mr. Terzi’s article which […]
AFP: Campaigners demand 1988 Iran massacre probe as tape emerges

AFP: Campaigners demand 1988 Iran massacre probe as tape emerges

The French news agency Agence France-Presse 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. The following is the full text […]
Spanish news agency EFE reports on JVMI’s call for prosecution of perpetrators of 1988 massacre in Iran

Spanish news agency EFE reports on JVMI’s call for prosecution of perpetrators of 1988 massacre in Iran

The Spanish news agency EFE 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. It quoted committee members as saying that […]
Swiss news agency: JVMI demands prosecution of perpetrators of 1988 massacre in Iran

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

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, […]

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

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

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 […]