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Monthly Archives: May 2022

Iran guards accuse ‘Zionists’ of assassinating colonel

Al-Arabia – The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Monday accused “Zionists” of assassinating a colonel in Tehran earlier this month, the Guards’ official website reported. Guards Colonel Sayyad Khodai “was martyred by the most vicious people, the Zionists, and God willing, we will avenge his death,” Major General Hossein Salami said. However, he did not use the term “Zionist …

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Protesters Shot at in Grief-Stricken Abadan

Iranwire – Protests in the mourning city of Abadan turned violent on Sunday night due to the brutal intervention of the country’s so-called “security forces”. Videos of the gatherings show uniformed officers opening fire on crowds and in others, the sound of gunshots can clearly be heard. 🎥 نیروهای سرکوب جمهوری اسلامی بار دیگر علیه معترضان و مردم داغدیده آبادان …

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Half of wetlands in Iran devastated by officials’ mismanagement

Iran-HRM – The pollution of wetlands in Iran has always been criticized by many environmentalists. Lack of waste and sewage management in the wetland environment, fragmentation of wetlands, burning of oil ponds in the wetland, and discharge of oil waste in the wetlands are among the issues of concern and raised by environmental activists. 43% of wetlands in Iran become …

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Iran imposes new restricts on access to Khavaran cemetery

Iran-HRM -Iranian authorities have installed large concrete walls and high metal poles for security cameras around Khavaran cemetery, the burial site of thousands of political prisoners executed in 1988. Footage of the authorities installing concrete walls and installing security cameras around the Khavaran mass gravesite has been shared on social media. Footage of #Iran‘s authorities installing concrete walls and installing security …

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Unnamed Man Executed for Murder in Saveh

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Official sources have reported the execution of an unnamed man for murder in Saveh. The exact location and date of the execution have not been specified. According to the Saveh Nar news Telegram channel, a man was executed in Saveh in the last few days. The unnamed man was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for the murder of …

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Baluch Nader Gargij Executed for Drug Offences in Zabol

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO); May 29, 2022: Nader Gargij, a Baluch man sentenced to death for drug-related charges, was executed in Zabol Prison. According to Hal Vash, a Baluch man was executed in Zabol Prison on May 28. His identity has been reported as Nader Gargij from Jarikeh village in Sistan and Baluchistan province and he was sentenced death for …

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France Denounces Iran’s Seizure of Two Greek Tankers

voanews – Iran’s seizure of two Greek-flagged oil tankers in Gulf waters is “a serious violation of international law,” France’s foreign ministry said Sunday, calling for the immediate release of the ships and their crews. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards seized the Greek tankers in the Persian Gulf on Friday, days after Athens confirmed it would deliver to Washington Iranian oil it …

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Baluch Hamidollalh Sahrayi Executed for Murder in Chabahar

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO); May 29, 2022: Hamidollah Sahrayi, a Baluch man sentenced to qisas(retribution-in-kind) for murder, was executed in Chabahar Prison. According to Hal Vash, a Baluch man was executed in Chabahar Prison on May 28. His identity has been reported as Hamidollah Sahrayi (Kouhi) from Sarbaz in Sistan and Baluchistan province and he was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) …

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Iran shows off underground drone base, but not its location: State media

alarabiya – The Iranian army has given some details – but not the exact location – of an underground base for its military drones, state media reported on Saturday, amid simmering tensions in the Gulf. State TV said 100 drones were being kept in the heart of the Zagros mountains, including Ababil-5, which it said were fitted with Qaem-9 missiles, …

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