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Iran’s Sanctioned Abductions & Torture Of Citizens

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I have learned that Intelligence police inside Iran has “taken Golrohk Sadeghi”, information is sketchy, she was on a furlough from prison on false charges because she had written an unpublished story about the stoning of women.  Her husband a human rights activist also imprisoned recently ended his 72 day hunger strike on the promise that his wife would be ... Read More »

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Speaks To Iranians

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Prime Minister Netanyahu posted a video with a message for the Iranian people today on Facebook and Twitter. He is due to talk to US President Trump about the dangers of Irans current regime to Israel and the world.  But realized while he talks about the Iranian Regime and the dangers they pose to the world, he said he wanted ... Read More »

Recognizing The Heroes Of Tehran’s Plasco Building Disaster

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Tragedy struck in Tehran, Iran yesterday.  It was described as a scene from a horror movie by News Media in the U.S.  It was called an iconic building known as the Plasco building.  It was a 17 story high rise, often referred to as the Empire State Building of Iran.  It was reported that there were 590 stores and warehouses ... Read More »

International Attention From Hunger Strikes Shines A Light On Iran’s Abuses

Stand with the people of Iran! Break the CHAINS of Abuse!

According to Inernational Campaign For Human Rights in  Iran, at least one MP is demanding case reviews for political prisoners. Conservative member of Parliament Ali Motahari has publicly asked the Judiciary to review the case of ailing political prisoner Ali Shariati, who has been on hunger strike for more than two months in Evin Prison. The Tehran MP made the ... Read More »

Akbar Hashemi Rosanjani Dead At 82

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  Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on 8 January 2017 following a heart attack in Shohadaye Tajrish Hospital in Tehran.  He was 82. It was reported that Rouhani was at the hospital at the time of his death.  He was reported as a moderate but many disagree.  His presidency was surrounded with accusations. He was responsible for the deaths of political ... Read More »

Arash Sadeghi Finally Taken To Hospital

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We have learned that Arash Sadeghi has finally been taken from prison to a hospital.  (more) He ended his 72 day hunger strike after authorities released his wife temporarily and promised to review her case.  He list about 50 pounds and could barely walk.  Iranian Human rights group reported his wife was allowed to visit him in prison.  it was ... Read More »

Stop Iran’s Human Rights Abuses-Update on Arash Sadeghi

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Arash Sadeghi has ended his hunger strike of 72 days,  his wife Golrakh has been temporarily released. Over half a million people took to social media to raise voices for them. OUR VOICES DO MATTER! STAND UNITED AND SPEAK OUT! Iran is committing egregious Human Rights abuses on its own people. Political and Religious prisoners are languishing in the dark ... Read More »

Update On Arash Sadeghi #Save Arash

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After the last publishing about Arash Sadeghi and his wife Golrakh, we have learned that they will be granted a temporary release from prison tommorrow.  Arash’s health is very dire.  As you know 69 days without food is very hard for a human body. In the first three days, the body is still using energy from glucose.  After that, the liver ... Read More »

Tragic Story Of An Iranian Man And His Wife Speaking Out For Freedom #FreeArashSadeghi

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Arash Sadeghi and his wife Golrakh have been in prison in Iran, under the harshest of treatment.  Arash tortured and imprisoned at least twice, since 2010, when revolutionary guards raided his father’s house causing his mother to suffer a fatal heart attack!  The callous cold guards stepped over her body as they raided her house showing their blatant disregard for ... Read More »

A Quick Review Of Iran’s Human Rights Abuses, (2016) And A Call To Speak Out

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As 2016, a tumultuous year for the world, comes to an end, I am taken to remember those oppressed and persecuted in a country that the world has chosen to turn a blind eye to.  That is Iran.  It’s impossible to list every egregious abuse committed by Iran in only one year.  So we take a quick review and call ... Read More »