Amnesty International (AI) has issued a statement welcoming Sweden’s arrest of a former Iranian official accused of taking part in extra-judicial killings in prisons in Iran in 1988
In the summer of 1988, thousands of political prisoners were secretly executed in Iran following a fatwa by the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
An assistant public prosecutor who reportedly played a key part in the mass execution of political prisoners in Iran in 1988 has been arrested in Sweden prosecutors announced on Wednesday, November 13
More than 30,000 victims were either hanged or shot dozens at a time in mass executions in 1988 and their corpses were then dumped into unmarked mass graves around Iran, the Daily Star Online wrote on November 12, 2019
On November 4, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury sanctioned the Iranian regime’s Armed Forces General Staff and nine individuals including Ebrahim Raisi, who was previously a member of the “death commissions” that were responsible for the 1988 massacre of thousands of political prisoners.
Iranian dissidents say that the mullahs’ regime has killed at least 30,000 during the 1988 massacre of political prisoners, who were mostly supporters of the opposition group People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK), and said that death camps are still open
In summer of 1988, over 30,000 political prisoners were summarily executed throughout Iran, based on a Fatwa (religious decree) issued by Khomeini. The Fatwa reads
At the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, a conference by Italy’s Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty was held on the human rights situation in Iran
Human rights groups have called on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to launch an independent investigation into the 1988 massacre of thousands of political prisoners
Earlier this year, Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the Iranian Resistance group, which includes the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK), held a conference at Ashraf 3, the MEK headquarters in Albania
Representatives of international non-governmental organizations are speaking out against human rights abuses by Iran’s regime and calling for a United Nations investigation into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners, at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.