Iran: Teachers Protest the Arrest of Hashem Khastar and Education Activists

Iran: Teachers Protest the Arrest of Hashem Khastar and Education Activists

By: Hassan Mahmoudi

In a statement, Iranian teachers protest the arrest of Hashem Khastar and Education activists.

Hashem Khastar has been arrested and jailed many times over the past two decades for his civil rights acts. However, he relentlessly sought freedom. Since the past two decades, he's been a powerful advocate for educationalrights.


While a number of teachers are in jail for seeki ...

2019-08-25 20:35:00
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Iran Those who  Demandedthe Resignation of Khamenei Arrested.

Iran Those who Demandedthe Resignation of Khamenei Arrested.

By: Hassan. Mahmoudi


On August 11, 2019, at least 10 dissident individuals have been arrested in Mashhad (Large city in Northeastof Iran).


Accordingto NCRI Statement, Iranian security forces arrested Hashem Khastar, a teacher's representative and 9 others who demanded the resignation and removal of Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the clericalregime. They had gathered in front of a tribunal in ...

2019-08-14 18:00:51
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Iran: youth in Shiraz clashes with security forces

Iran: youth in Shiraz clashes with security forces

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi
 


The wave of anti-government demonstrations prompted in part by discontent over economic hardship, corruption, and repression.  the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) Basij force have clashed with students in Shiraz southern city of Iran. They clashed with students chanting slogans.


According to a report from the city of Shiraz, south-cent ...

2019-07-30 18:40:53
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Escalating U.S.-Iran Tension

Escalating U.S.-Iran Tension

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi
Last month the Persian Gulf was the scene of many provocative and hostile actions by Iran against vessels operating in international waters. The acts of sabotage near the UAE coast highlight new threat to maritime traffic and global oil supplies
On June 20, 2019, Iran shoots down a United States military drone. the US claims the drone was shot down in international airspace.
July 10, 2 ...

2019-07-23 19:05:57
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Call for Justice, by the Survivors of 1988 Iran's Massacre

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi

 

“… Those who are in prisons throughout the country and remain steadfast in their support for the MEK/PMOI are waging war on God and are condemned to execution… It is naive to show mercy to those who wage war on God.” This was the Fatwa by Ayatollah Khomeini in the summer of 1988, that led to the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners hel ...

2019-07-16 21:23:00
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 Iran- The main culprit is sanctioned by the US.

Iran- The main culprit is sanctioned by the US.

Blacklisting of the mullahs’ Ministry of Intelligence & Security (MOIS) could help the Iranian People's uprising seeking a Non-Violent Peaceful Government.


 


In the wake of the harsh sanctions that accounted for more than 80% of the corrupt economy of the clerical regime ruling Iran, according to the US Embassy in Baghdad, the value of Khamenei's wealth was estimated at 200 billion dollars, according to Iran News Wire. Accord ...

2019-07-03 23:01:33
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Pressures are escalating on the regime ruling Iran as the U.S. imposes new sanctions on petrochemical industry

Pressures are escalating on the regime ruling Iran as the U.S. imposes new sanctions on petrochemical industry

The new sanctions come while Washington is increasing pressures on Tehran for its ballistic missiles, terrorism, and proxy wars across the Middle East.


The U.S. Treasury said Iran’s oil ministry last year awarded Khatam al-Anbiya, the economic and the engineering arm of the regime’s Terrorist Revolutionary Guards Corps(IRGC), ten projects in the oil and petrochemical industries worth $22 billion, four times the IRGC’s official budget.

2019-06-12 13:49:52
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Iran needs to be stopped in the Mid. East, seriously now

Iran needs to be stopped in the Mid. East, seriously now

By : Hassan Mahmoudi


The United States announced that designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO).
There were some opinions about new events. Some have argued that there is going to be an escalation of relations between the United States and Iran because of the Trump administration’s decision to designate the IRGC. However, this ...

2019-05-12 14:58:14
بقلم : Hassan Mahmoudi
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Khamenei Runs the Most Corrupted Financial System in Iran

Khamenei Runs the Most Corrupted Financial System in Iran

By ending more than 6 weeks of a devastating flood that hit 2/3 of Iran’s cities and villages, still, the Iranian Government is inactive. There have been three rounds of flood strikes hitting on the Iranian Cities. Still not any real action to relieve the people’s hardship by Ayatollah Ali, Khamenei, the Supreme Leader except for a few words about these tragedies. After days of silence, the mullahs’ supreme leader showed up to speak and to respond to ...

2019-05-01 14:08:59
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Two weeks after the floods the situation in Iran remains highly critical

Two weeks after the floods the situation in Iran remains highly critical

BY; Hassan.Mahmoudi


It was a real tragedy for villagers and farmers in Dasht-e Azadegan County, Khouzistan Province (southwestern Iran)," said the director of the County's Cooperative for Agriculture and Natural Resources, a state organization responsible for agricultural land management.


"Tens of thousands of hectares of agricultural land have been swallowed up and destroyed and all livestock is dying," added Hossein Marmazi in an interview wit ...

2019-04-13 17:01:12
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Iran: popular anger at the negligence of authorities for deadly flood

Iran: popular anger at the negligence of authorities for deadly flood

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi


 


Heavy flooding caused by heavy rains has killed at least 150 people in 25 provinces in Iran  


“The scale of the areas affected by the disaster is a serious obstacle to the speed and effectiveness of relief efforts,” added Zamir, whose comments were relayed by the official news agency, Irna.


 


While heav ...

2019-03-27 22:24:02
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Iran: Tsunami of Poverty is Being Inflicted on the Society

Iran: Tsunami of Poverty is Being Inflicted on the Society

BY: Hassan. Mahmoudi


tsunamis can cause death and devastation and have become painfully clear over the past two decades. Earthquakes, like the recent Haitian and Chilean monsters, are not subtle events: They flatten buildings, crush houses, and turn infrastructures into concrete and steel confetti. But earthquakes can also generate a power that remains largely unseen until a huge tsunami rises out of the sea and obliterates a coastline.


This met ...

2019-02-06 15:34:36
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ran: Friday Prayers Sermons Pave the Way For the Crackdown on Protesters.

ran: Friday Prayers Sermons Pave the Way For the Crackdown on Protesters.

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi


 Friday Prayers are traditionally a gathering point in Iran's cities. The government buses take Basij militia, soldiers, IRGC members and their families, government authorities and their supporters to a large area prepared in advance with enough security, to fill out the crowd. They sit for hours listening to sermons of clergy who often reflect the views of supreme leader Ali Khame ...

2019-01-24 17:34:18
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Iran Credit Institution Scandal

Iran Credit Institution Scandal

By : Hassan.Mahmoudi


After the 1979 revolution in Iran, theocratic regime of Iran initially nationalized all banks. But then the regime created a variety of semiofficial holding companies controlled by the supreme leader, senior clerics or top military commanders of Iranian revolutionary guards. Over the years, many of these companies acquired commercial businesses and expanded with major roles in controll ...

2019-01-17 13:56:15
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Iran farmers, truckers, teachers and depositors protest dire livelihood conditions

Iran farmers, truckers, teachers and depositors protest dire livelihood conditions

The teachers and educators of Isfahan and Urmia held protests against low salaries and imprisonment of teachers on Dec 29, 2018. Women had extensive participation in these protests and gatherings.


 


The working and retired teachers and educators in Isfahan gathered outside the Department of Education on Hasht-Behesht Ave. Having gathered upon a previous call, the protesting teachers and educators demanded pay raises and the release of ...

2018-12-30 15:18:28
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Iranian truck drivers launch the 5th round of strike

Iranian truck drivers launch the 5th round of strike

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi


Iranian truck drivers have begun another prolonged nationwide strike, angered by rising business costs. The result of the U.S. sanctions squeezing Iran's economy. The Iranian regime claims to have a popular base opposing U.S. President Donald Trump and standing against any sanctions. However, despite the regime's rhetoric, Iranian truck-drivers are parking their vehicles on highways and ...

2018-12-25 00:35:35
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Iran: Security forces raided the home of  More than a Dozens of steelworkers in Ahvaz

Iran: Security forces raided the home of More than a Dozens of steelworkers in Ahvaz

By:Hassan.Mahmoudi


Authorities raided the homes of dozens of protesting National Steel Group workers. Iranian regime security forces have been raiding the homes of these workers since midnight & arrests continue to noon on Monday. This raid led to the arrest of at least 11 workers until now. According to Iran News Wire, the raid was carried out without any arrest warrant, the arrested workers were transferred to the unknown location. Nati ...

2018-12-17 19:03:06
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Iran: Bankrupt Show of “Unity” with the Implicit Theme of division and exporting terrorism

Iran: Bankrupt Show of “Unity” with the Implicit Theme of division and exporting terrorism

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi


As in previous years, during the ceremonies for the occasion of the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday, the Mullah’s regime held their “International Islamic Unity Conference”, this year from November 24 to 26, attended by a number of its international mercenaries and terrorists.


This ridiculous show, so far from the name that the regime has given it, was ...

2018-12-09 18:36:13
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Iran: Protests, strikes Across the Country Continues

Iran: Protests, strikes Across the Country Continues

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi

 

With widespread protest and strike, and social unrest in all walks of life voices are heard describing Iran’s society as a powder keg,The efforts of Iranian Authorities mainly the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani and his foreign ministry Zarif to whitewash the regime’s fragile conditions are failing.

 

On November 26, Sad ...

2018-12-03 12:56:00
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After Sanctions Iranian regime is in trouble

After Sanctions Iranian regime is in trouble

By: Hassan.Mahmoudi


Following the US sanction, Insecurity is hanging over the future of Iran. US sanction on Iran has huge Economic social and political consequences.


Foreign investors are leaving the country, big businesses and entities have already pulled out of Iran. The Rial, the currency declined about 80 percent of its value, inflation has reached 264%, the country is in recession.

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2018-11-10 14:39:27
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Iran: Trukers are protesting while demanding the release of detained truckers

Iran: Trukers are protesting while demanding the release of detained truckers

By: Hassan Mahmoudi
Truckers in cities across Iran are launching a new round of strikes, protesting not receiving answers to their demands and seeking the release of their arrested colleagues. Iranian truckers have started the fourth round of strike based on calls for a nationwide strike on November 1 which had circulated on social media websites.


According to Iran News Wire Truckers are protesting lo ...

2018-11-02 18:51:51
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As U.S. Ramps Up Pressure  on Iran domestic unrest escalates

As U.S. Ramps Up Pressure on Iran domestic unrest escalates

BY: Hassan. Mahmoudi
During the past few months More protests spread across Iran, from its southern cities to the capital, protesting the weak economy, inflation, unemployment, unpaid salaries, water shortages, and their grievances. The protesters have shouted severe slogans against authorities and their policies. Sharp Drop in Iran’s Economic Growth Rate has been forecasted in November when US will target Ir ...

2018-10-26 01:52:54
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truck driver strike triggers the merchant's strike in Iran

BY: Hassan. Mahmoudi
Truck drivers, heavy vehicle drivers, and oil tanker drivers in Iran are continuing their nationwide strike for 16th consecutive day, now  spreading to over 310 cities in all of the country's 31 provinces.

 

According to NCRI report :
On Sunday, October 6, the powerful strike of thousands of drivers of heavy trucks and truckers, despite the constant threats and de ...

2018-10-08 19:51:00
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Will Iran change its behavior with the teachers, on "world teachers' day"?

By: Hassan Mahmoudi
To celebrate World Teachers' Day, the UNESCO and Education International (EI) mounts a campaign each year to help give the world better understanding of teachers and the role they play on the spirit and thoughts of future generations in the development of students and society. In Iran, the status quo is just the opposite.
In recent years, teachers in Iran who have called for better working ...

2018-10-05 20:07:00
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Panel of expert’s exchange of ideas on Iran

Panel of expert’s exchange of ideas on Iran

By: Hassan.mahmoudi


 


A panel discussion, involve of a group of experts from U.S., Canada, France and Algeria gathered in Paris On June 29, 2018 to discuss consequence of recent protests in Iran and the status quo of the Iranian opposition.


 


 The panel discussion was a public exchange of ideas, giving experts and audience members the chanc ...

2018-06-30 13:08:36
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“Free Iran- 2018” high energy event to raise international support

“Free Iran- 2018” high energy event to raise international support

By: Hassan Mahmoudi

 

As Tehran and other Iranian cities have become scenes of major anti-regime protests, the "Free Iran 2018 - The Alternative" international gathering will be held on June 30, 2018. near Paris.

 

Tens of thousands of Iranians and their international supporters will participate to express solidarity with the Iranian people's uprising and to call for a demo ...

2018-06-29 22:01:00
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Marking World Day against the Death Penalty - 10 October

Marking World Day against the Death Penalty - 10 October

By: Hassan Mahmoudi


In 2003 the World Coalition created the first World Day Against the Death Penalty. This initiative was expressed through more than 180 local initiatives across the world. Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, Belgium, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the European Union officially supported the World Day.


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Since then, the 10 October date has continued to attract new initiatives ...

2017-10-11 13:57:56
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The massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in summer of 1988 in Iran

The massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in summer of 1988 in Iran

By Hassan Mahmoudi


In the wake of the 30th anniversary of the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in summer of 1988 in Iran, the people of Iran and especially families of the victims are still waiting for justice and an international tribune.
In the summer of 1988, the political prisoners were systematically executed in almost two months.  In a barbaric two-month purge, prisoners, includi ...

2017-07-14 17:32:59
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Review of U.S. Iran Policy

Review of U.S. Iran Policy

By:Hassan Mahmoudi
After 15 years of considerable strategic consistency during the presidencies of George Bush and Barack Obama towards Iran. US foreign policy revealed Iran's extensive "provocative" regional conduct. “A comprehensive Iran policy requires that we address all of the threats posed by Iran, and it is clear there are many,” Tillerson sai ...

2017-07-11 11:53:04
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Major FreeIran Gathering

Major FreeIran Gathering


By : Hassan Mahmoudi

 

On July 1st, Hundreds of distinguished political personalities and lawmakers from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East, will and politicians from across the world will join the annual Free Iran gathering in Paris to discuss the solutions to the problems of Iran and the broader Middle East.

 

Unprecedented in size, the gathering, organized by Iranian communi ...

2017-06-30 06:11:00
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What will the Trump administration do with “God’s representatives?”

What will the Trump administration do with “God’s representatives?”

By: Hassan Mahmoudi
Sadiq Larijani is in charge of Iran’s so-called judiciary, making him one of Iran’s most powerful Ayatollahs. He chairs the system signing off all executions verdicts and prison sentences.
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Alongside other regime officials, including “moderate” president Hassan Rouhani, they repeatedly claim tha ...

2016-12-17 00:23:00
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Mr. Trump’s Day One in Office

Mr. Trump’s Day One in Office

By: Hassan Mahmoudi


During the U.S. presidential campaigns both candidates, Democrat and Republican, attacked the religious regime of Iran and showed their disparity with the mullahs’ foreign policies. As a major threat to world peace and security, the Iranian regime has been an important subject in election debates on both sides of the Atlantic. ...

2016-12-09 21:00:47
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Slaughter of the Innocents Newborns

Slaughter of the Innocents Newborns

By: Hassan Mahmoudi

Amol public prosecutor Ali Talebi The public prosecutor in the city of Amol, northern Iran, reported authorities busted a network involved in selling newborn babies, with government officials also involved.


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State-run Mizan news agency cited Amol public prosecutor Ali Talebi in this regard, adding two illegal abortion clinics were also closed down in this city.


I ...

2016-12-02 21:58:01
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Elections in the US when cows head butt in Iran

By: Hassan Mahmoudi
Early hours of Wednesday
November 8th.The sun has just started shining on the Gulf. It is early morning
in Tehran and other parts of Iran, but Tuesday evening across the United
States. American people, as well as other nations, are still waiting for the
news media to introduce the next occupant of the White house. Whether the next
US ...

2016-11-20 18:28:01
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