On the occasion of January 20, the anniversary of the release of the last group of political prisoners from Shah’s prisons by the people.
Resistance Units in Tehran, Shahryar, Karaj, Mashhad, Rasht, Sari, Lahijan, Gorgan, Babol, Amol, Ramsar, Qaemshahr, Ardabil, Isfahan, Yazd. , Kermanshah, Islamabad, Koohdasht, Rumeshgan of Lorestan, Shiraz, Kerman, Andimshek, and Dezful posted pictures and sentences from the messages of the Resistance leader Mr. Massoud Rajavi about the continuation of the uprising until the overthrow of the mullahs’ regime and declared their readiness for the continuation of their struggle to establish freedom and democracy in Iran.
On Tuesday, December 27, the 103rd day of the uprising, the 40th ceremonies of martyrs were held in Tabriz, Mahabad, and Bukan.
In Tabriz, the ceremony of the martyred student Aylar Haghi in Vadi Rahmat cemetery was attended by a large crowd despite the heavy presence of the suppressive forces. Participants were chanting “Khamenei is a murderer, his rule is null and void,” “We, men and women, are fighters, fight and we will fight you back,” “Death to the dictator” and some slogans in Turkish. Suppressive forces attacked the crowd, and beat and arrest some of the participants.
40 days after the murder of #AylarHaghi the heroic people of Tabriz renewed their vows at her tomb, chanting, “Khamenei is a murderer, his rule is illegitimate.” The courageous youths of #Iran will soon overthrow religious fascism, and establish democracy & people’s sovereignty. pic.twitter.com/zL1YR9ZmXe
Similar ceremonies were held for Azad Hosseinpour, Mohammad Ahmed Ganesh, and Kamal Ahmedpour in Mahabad, and for Hiva Jan Jan in Bukan. Participants in these ceremonies were chanting “Martyr never dies,” “Kurds and Baluchis are brothers, hate the Supreme Leader to death,” “Death to traitor,” “Death to the Supreme Leader after many long years of crimes,” “This year, is a year of sacrifice, Seyyed Ali (Khamenei) will be overthrown.” The suppressive forces surrounded the grave site of Hamid Reza Rouhi in Behesht Zahra Cemetery in Tehran and prevented people from holding his 40th day of martyrdom ceremony.
— People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) (@Mojahedineng) December 27, 2022
On Tuesday evening, residents of the Punak district of Tehran were chanting “Death to the dictator” and “Bloodthirsty Khamenei, we will bury you.”Mrs. Maryam Rajavi honored the memory of the martyrs and said that 40 days have passed since Aylar’s martyrdom. The people of Tabriz honored her memory and chanted at her grave site “Khamenei is a murderer; his rule is null and void.” Soon, the brave youths will replace the murderers of the Iranian people with democracy and people’s rule. The democratic revolution will prevail.
According to the latest reports protesters in at least 280 cities throughout Iran’s 31 provinces have taken to the streets for 87 days now seeking to overthrow the mullahs’ regime. Over 700 have been killed by regime security forces and at least 30,000 arrested, via sources affiliated to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK.
On Sunday, Iran’s nationwide uprising will mark its 87th day, with protesters taking to the streets and chanting anti-mullah dictatorship slogans across the country. Protests in Iran have now spread to at least 280 cities. According to sources from the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK), the regime’s forces have killed over 700 people and arrested over 30,000. The MEK has released the names of 580 protesters who were killed.
Sattarkhan has become a sensitive location for the regime since Thursday, when authorities executed Mohsen Shekari, 23, for protesting in the district. The brutal execution, which violated even the regime’s own barbaric laws, sparked nationwide outrage. The Iranian people have condemned Shekari’s execution and have continued their anti-regime demonstrations. As a means of intimidating the general public, state media in Iran and their social media affiliates continue to publish a steady stream of reports about more young protesters being sentenced to death.
Students at Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran were seen protesting the regime’s refusal to allow suspended students back on campus early Sunday morning. According to various reports, the regime’s security forces are on high alert in various cities to prevent protests. The regime has deployed a large number of security forces in the streets of Isfahan to intimidate the public.
Students at an all-girls technical school protested and chanted anti-regime slogans such as “Death to the dictator!” and “Freedom! Freedom! Freedom!” on Saturday. The regime’s security forces eventually launched an attack on them.
Farmers protested once more in Isfahan, demanding that authorities address their concerns about their share of water for their lands. In Najafabad, owners of recently closed stores protested outside the local governor’s office, demanding that their businesses be reopened. Today, storeowners on Manouchehri Street in Tehran went on strike, while students at National and Khajeh Nasir Toosi universities boycotted classes and held protest rallies.
To prevent protests from taking shape, the regime dispatched a large contingent of security forces to Tehran’s Sattarkhan district. Security forces are seen randomly beating and shooting at civilians in videos. A large protest rally was also held in Gohardasht, west of Tehran, where people gathered and chanted slogans condemning the regime’s brutal repression and execution of protesters.
On International Human Rights Day, Iranian opposition coalition NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi urged the international community to condemn the mullahs’ regime and take meaningful action to assist the Iranian people in their ongoing uprising.
“On this day, my country, Iran, is wounded by whips and bullets, battered by humiliation, slander, and torture; its hands are tied, its feet are chained, and its head hangs from the gallows.” “It is still standing tall and roaring for a revolution,” she said. On International Human Rights Day, the NCRI President-elect also wrote a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres about the violent suppression of Iran’s nationwide uprising.
Freedom-loving Iranians and supporters of the Iranian opposition MEK have held a number of photo exhibitions, gatherings, and demonstrations in support of the ongoing uprising by the Iranian people.
— People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) (@Mojahedineng) December 10, 2022
These gatherings have taken place in cities around the world, including Washington, Paris, London, Vienna, Aarhus, Toronto and Vancouver in Canada; Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmö in Sweden; Berlin, Munich, Kassel, and Cologne in Germany; Geneva and Bern in Switzerland.
On Monday night, the 67th night of the uprising, Tehran and other cities witnessed nightly demonstrations in protest against the killings of Kurdish people.
In Tehran, people in different areas, including Chitgar, Darvazeh Dowlat, Kuhsar Shahran, Ferdowsi Blvd, Sadeghieh, Tehransar, Afsarieh, Coca-Cola Intersection, Kiansar, Geisha and Shahr-e Ray staged demonstrations chanting, “Death to the child-killing dictator,” and “Death to the IRGC.” They also set up roadblocks in some areas by lighting fires. In Kianshahr, suppressive forces, using tear gas and pellet guns, attacked youths who had blocked roads. In Afsarieh, youths engaged in hit-and-run clashes with the suppressive forces.
On Saturday, university students in Tehran and other cities resumed anti-regime protests. They warned the regime not to execute detained protesters, chanting, “This is the last message; we will rise if you execute,” referring to a November 6 call by 227 regime MPs to execute detained protesters.
November 14 marked the 60th day of anti-regime protests in Iran, following the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman arrested by morality police in Tehran on September 13 for allegedly violating the country’s strict dress code for women. Protests erupted in response to the event, which has since spread to at least 220 cities. According to sources from the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK), the regime’s forces have killed over 550 people and arrested over 30,000. The MEK has released the names of 402 protesters who were killed.
According to the latest reports protesters in at least 214 cities throughout Iran’s 31 provinces have taken to the streets for 52 days now seeking to overthrow the mullahs’ regime. Over 530 have been killed by regime security forces and at least 25,000 arrested, via sources affiliated to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK.
On Sunday, Iran’s nationwide uprising will mark its 52nd day, following a day of nonstop protests by college students across the country. In an effort to instill fear and impose stricter campus rules and regulations, authorities are taking more actions. Protests in Iran have now spread to at least 216 cities, following the tragic death of Mahsa Amini, a young Kurdish woman, at the hands of the regime’s morality police. According to sources from the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK), the regime’s forces have killed over 530 people and arrested over 25,000. The MEK has released the names of 358 protesters who were killed.
Senator Bob Menendez expressed support for the Iranian people’s fight for democracy, as well as criticism of the Iranian government’s human rights violations and malign activities.
On July 23 and 24, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) held its yearly “Free Iran World Summit 2022: Iran on the Brink of Change.” This summit aims to create a unified international front that opposes the theocracy in Iran and the appeasement approach taken by Western powers. Numerous eminent politicians and parliamentary representatives from both sides of the Atlantic and elsewhere attended this summit and ten of thousands of Iranians from all over the world participated in the event online. The “Free Iran” conference this year is taking place as public discontent with the regime grows and the mullahs are mired in unsolvable domestic and global crises.
On Friday, July 22, heavy rain and subsequent flooding killed 11 people in Fars province, southwest Iran.
In recent days, flash floods have wreaked havoc in hundreds of Iranian communities, leaving a horrifying trail of devastation and death in their wake. According to estimates, the death toll has surpassed 100. As per Mehdi Valipour, head of the regime’s Red Crescent, the official death toll is 61, with 32 others missing. The Head of the regime’s Crisis Management is warning that floods have been reported in 385 areas of at least 111 cities across 27 of Iran’s 31 provinces.
Belgian Parliament voted by 79 to 41 to ratify a fiercely criticized treaty allowing prisoner exchanges with the Iranian regime, potentially opening the way for a convicted Iranian diplomat, and his three accomplices, jailed on terrorism charges to be returned to Tehran.
The Belgian Parliament approved a contentious prisoner swap agreement with the Iranian regime, a shameful agreement that could jeopardize the release of Assadollah Assadi, Tehran’s convicted diplomat-terrorist who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for plotting to bomb the 2018 “Free Iran” rally in support of the Iranian opposition coalition National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).
In the Gohardasht prison in Karaj, west of Tehran, Noury worked as a prison guard. Survivors of the 1988 massacre shared harrowing accounts of what they witnessed in the regime’s dungeons during his trial, particularly during those dark days in 1988.
For his part in the 1988 massacre of more than 30,000 political prisoners, most of whom were members of the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK), a Swedish court on Thursday, July 14 sentenced Hamid Noury to life in prison. In the Gohardasht prison in Karaj, west of Tehran, Noury worked as a prison guard. Survivors of the 1988 massacre shared harrowing accounts of what they witnessed in the regime’s dungeons during his trial, particularly during those dark days in 1988. Tens of thousands of Iranians, who have suffered for forty years as a result of Iran’s crisis of impunity, which has allowed regime officials to continue abusing human rights and receive rewards rather than facing punishment, were elated by Noury’s conviction.