Iran’s Regime of Terror by the Numbers

Iran’s Regime of Terror by the Numbers

24 February 2017

In 38 years the country's Islamist regime has taken the people into poverty and illiteracy while the leadership has gotten richer and richer. By Heshmat Alavi, Clarion Project - The mullahs now ruling Iran were able to hijack the revolution that sacked the U.S.-backed Shah regime back in February 1979....

Iranian Montrealer facing deportation can stay in Canada

Iranian Montrealer facing deportation can stay in Canada

24 February 2017

Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh has been in Canada for 5 years, her husband was killed in Iran By Kamila Hinkson, CBC News - Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh, who was set to be deported to Iran next week, has been granted a two-year temporary residency permit and can stay in Canada, her lawyer...

Woman in Iran sexually assaulted while in prison, commits suicide upon release

Woman in Iran sexually assaulted while in prison, commits suicide upon release

24 February 2017

A young woman ended her own life after being sexually assaulted in the detention center of Kermanshah's Intelligence Department. Mahadiss Mirghavami, an engineer, committed suicide by taking rice pills immediately after she was released. She had been summoned to the Intelligence Department on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, and was detained...

Son of dissident cleric begins prison term

Son of dissident cleric begins prison term

23 February 2017

Associated Press — Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that the son of late dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri has begun serving a six-year prison term. In November, a clerical court sentenced Ahmad Montazeri to six years in prison for publishing a tape recording of his father...

Urge Canada not to deport 60 year old mother to Iran

Urge Canada not to deport 60 year old mother to Iran

22 February 2017

* Link to petition below CBC - Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh, 60, told Canada Border Services Agency that returning to Iran would be a death sentence. She spent three years in an Iranian prison for political activism before moving to Canada five years ago. She and her husband distributed pamphlets in...

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