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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Israel Attacks Iranian Targets Inside Syria

VOA – Israel said Thursday its fighter jets struck dozens of Iranian military targets inside of Syria overnight in response to rockets attacks by Iranian forces on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The Israeli military said its airstrikes focused on intelligence sites, weapons storage and logistics centers, and that the jets also destroyed several Syrian air defense systems. It also warned …

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A Prisoner Beaten and Left in the Yard for 3 Days

HRANA News Agency – Abdul Hakim Chakeri who has been imprisoned at Zahedan’s Central Prison from 19 months ago, after returning from a visit was insulted and beaten by prison staff due to his protest against the method of physical inspection. The prison authorities made him naked, handcuffed and shackled him, and beat him badly, and despite the bad physical …

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800 Iranian Environmentalists Call on President Rouhani to Uphold the Rights of Detained Colleagues

CHRI – Detainees’ Families Still Seeking Answers More Than Three Months Into Loved Ones’ Arrests President Hassan Rouhani has not responded to a letter by 800 Iranian environmentalists demanding clarification on the “fate” of fellow environments who have been detained in Iran with extremely limited access to counsel for the past three to four months. “As you are aware, it …

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Iranians may turn to ‘military president’ as nuclear deal collapses

Al-Monitor – Ever since Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US presidential election, Iranian hard-liners have been jubilant about his pledges to kill the nuclear deal — the signature achievement of moderate President Hassan Rouhani. Now, Trump has finally handed a precious gift to his foes in Tehran. On May 8, after months of threats, Trump announced a US withdrawal …

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Stop the Execution of Mr. Yavar Mohammad Salas, and Demand a Re-Trial

IOPHR – Urgent action is needed to stop the execution of Mr. Yavar Mohammad Salas, who is sentenced to imprisonment and execution on murder charges and whose sentence has been upheld by the Iranian Supreme Court, is in imminent danger of execution. Urgent action is needed to stop the execution of Mr. Yavar Mohammad Salas, to free Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh …

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