Monday, June 24, 2013


On Sat. June 22nd, 2013 tens of thousands of Iranians around the world gathered in Villepinte/ Paris in France in an annual conference held by the Iranian resistance. Some 600 dignitaries and delegations from more than 47 countries and 5 continents such as Canada, US, European countries, Afghanistan, Pakistan, tens of Arab nations such as Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Jordon, Iraq etc. participated. This year's theme was, Onward to Freedom with the emphisis on the Iranian residents of Camps Ashraf and Liberty in Iraq. Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the president elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) in her speech echoed the demands of the Liberty residents and their families to return the residents back to camp Ashraf before their final transfer to third countries. On June 15, 2013 Camp Liberty residents were attacked for the third times with  some 40 missiles which killed 2 people and injured many more.
Wordpress reported that Maryam Rajavi said in her speech in regards to the regime's new president: Still, we invite the mullahs’ new president to acquiesce to the immediate demands of the Iranian people. We say: in the absence of freedom of expression and human rights, without releasing political prisoners and recognizing freedom of political parties, without ending the aggressions of the regime in Syria and Iraq and without completely stopping the nuclear weapons program, nothing will change in Iran.
She also talked about the missile attack on Iranian residents of Liberty: 'I personally and repeatedly wrote to President Obama, the UN Secretary General, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the US Secretary of State and other officials, appealing to them to prevent the next massacre [at Camp Liberty.' 'The UN Secretary General and the US government could have paved the way for the return of the residents from Liberty to Ashraf.'

Rajavi, President-Elect of the (NCRI) also said in her speech: 'The election masquerade, which came to end with the introduction of the mullahs new president and the rocket attack on and the killing of the Mojahedin (in Camp Liberty, Iraq), reflects the phase of the regime’s overthrow. That sham had no semblance of a genuine or free election.'
'The new President [Rouhani], who has come to the scene with the slogan of moderation, is a veteran functionary of the machinery of war, security, and repression.'
'The mullahs’ 35-year old rule has resulted in killings, devastation, impoverishment, addiction, high prices and unemployment.'
'We believe in complete gender equality in political, social, and economic status.'
'We are committed to the separate of Religion and State. Any form of discrimination against the followers of any religion and denomination will be prohibited.' 'We want a non-nuclear Iran, free of weapons of mass destruction.'

A Labor activist died in Prison in Iran
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Afshin Osanloo a political prisoner died after suffering a heart attack in Rajai-Shahr prison. Afshin is Mansour Osanlou’s brother Tehran's president of the bus drivers Trade Union.  Mansour also served time in prison for his union-related activities.In December 2010, Afshin Osanloo was arrested and subsequently spent three months in Ward 209 of Evin Prison without being allowed to contact his family to let them know what has happened to him.  In May 2011, he was sentenced to five years in prison on charges of conspiracy against national security and propaganda against the regime. This sentence was later upheld by the appeals court. During the trial, Osanloo was denied access to an attorney.

On Wednesday, June 6, 2012, Afshin Osanloo was abruptly transferred to the Special Security Ward of Rajai-Shahr Prison. The order was apparently issued by the Disciplinary Council in Evin Prison. No explanations were provided to the prisoner or his family. Prior to his abrupt transfer, Osanloo was serving his prison term at Evin.

Afshin's mother has said that her son has been transferred to hospital due to tortures he'd endured. According to her, Afshin's hands was tied on his back while hanging from the ceiling. His brother Mansour Osanloo has also denied any heart problem the officials in Iran are claiming Afshin's had.


After winning a soccer match by Iran National team over S. Korea people purred into streets in many Iranian cities and towns to celebrate but many were arrested by regime's forces. According to Hrana in Tabriz alone 90 people and 16 in Bushehr were arrested for celebrating the soccer victory.

On a related story and according to Iranian resistance NCRI 20 June, Iranian women staged a mass protest outside Tehran’s Freedom Stadium after they were banned from taking part in celebrations to mark Iran’s qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
Many women were arrested after they used the demonstration to demand the liberation of political prisoners within the regime.
The female crowd chanted, ‘The stadium is empty, because the women’s seats are empty’ before they were rounded up by security forces who branded the gathering illegal. In
Iran women are banned to watch any male sports in public.
There were reports that the seats were empty because men as a sign of protest refused to enter Freedom stadium.


The intelligence agency sends threatening text messages to public
According to Hrana, June 20, the Communications Headquarters of Iran’s Intelligence Agency has sent text messages to political activists and the general public, threatening them to watch their steps. Haran added: during the last few days, the Communications Headquarters has broadcast text messages as a warning to the public as saying: “Your behavior is unacceptable, Repeating it will have legal repercussions. ” the message says. 


According to Iranian National Television- INTV June 20th, a group of college students were able to hold a ceremony at the renowned Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery near Tehran and lay flowers in memory of Neda Agha Sultan.
Repressive State Security Force units and plainclothes agents attempted to disperse the crowd by threatening the participants. Neda Aghasoltan was killed by a state sniper during the 2009 uprising in day light in