Friday , 7 October 2022


US State Department’s Meeting on the Lack of Religious Freedom in Iran and the Violations of Iranian Citizens Rights in respect to religious minorities

Shabtabnews – On Thursday, 20th September, the representative of International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights (IOPHR), Dr Hamid Gharahgozloo, at the invitation of the United States Department of State conducted direct talks with the Mr Sam Brownback, the United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.

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US Secretary of the state department Mike Pompeo reminds the world that the Iranian regime keeps suppressing Sufi Muslims & keeps their 91 years old spiritual leader Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh in house arrest

The desire of the Iranian regime to uphold the Islamic Revolution has especially resulted in the vast suppression of the freedom of religion in Iran, often to barbaric ends. Last month, a simple man, a bus driver, father of two children and a member of the Iranian Gonabadi Sufi dervishes community was convicted and sentenced to death. The sentence came …

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MEPs demand the halting of execution of Mohammad Salas and freedom of Dr Noor Ali Tabandeh from house arrest

IOPHR – Over 40 MEPs  demand that the Iranian Regime upholds fundamental human rights, prisoners’ rights, the right to freedom of religion, thought and conscience, and restore Dignity, Freedom and Justice as set out in the international conventions and also to stop the execution of innocent Sufi, Mr Mohammad Salas, who has been wrongly convicted of killing three people during 19th …

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Iran: Prison doctors abuse and deny treatment to persecuted women

Amnesty – Women prisoners of conscience from Iran’s Gonabadi Dervish religious community are being subjected to verbal abuse, including sexual slurs, and denied proper medical treatment by doctors and other health professionals at Shahr-e Rey prison on the outskirts of Tehran, Amnesty International revealed today.

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Statement of Defence for Mr Salas

IOPHR – Mr. Yavar Mohammad Salas’ defence appeal notice regarding the court case number 961334: In protest of the issued verdict, which violated eight legal codes: Article 37 of the Constitution, as well as Articles 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 45, and 123 of the Criminal Procedural Code. Introduction Mr. Yavar Mohammad Salas’ defence appeal notice regarding the court case …

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