Sunday, April 18, 2021


Over 256,500 people have died of the novel Coronavirus in 539 cities across Iran, according to reports tallied dialy by the Iranian opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Sunday April 18. Khamenei, the Iranian regime supreme leader's order in banning the purchase of Covid vaccines is still in effect.


A Kurdish human rights organization has reported the names of twelve women detained on death row in the women’s ward of the Central Prison of Urmia. All 12 women are convicted of deliberate murder. They are: Mohabbat Mahmoudi, from Urmia; Zahra Farhadi, from Urmia; Parisa Moradi, from Bukan; Nishteman Mohammadi, from Sardasht; Golzar Ahmadian, from Sardasht; Faranak Beheshti, from Takab; Soheila Nematzadeh, from Miandoab; Mojgan Abdollahi, from Mahabad; Zeinab Khaled, from Sardasht; Mojgan Azarpisheh, from Urmia; Tahmineh Danesh, from Khoy; and Ziba, from Bukan. The Iranian regime Judiciary does not categorize murder charges. It categorically hands down the death penalty for murder convicts regardless of their motivation. Nevertheless, many women executed or sentenced to death on the charge of murder were victims of domestic violence and acted in self-defense. At least 116 women have been executed during Hassan Rouhani’s tenure as the mullahs’ president since 2013.


Branch 26 of the regime's Revolutionary Court of Tehran-Iran issued a one-year sentence in absentia for political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee on the charge of “propaganda against the state. Amol Prison authorities informed Iraee as she is being detained in the women’s ward of this prison. Mrs. Iraee has been also punished by getting banned from membership in any political groups or party and also banned from leaving the country for two years. This latest sentence for Golrokh is based on a new case filed against her while she was in detention in Qarchak Prison. She was deprived of having a lawyer from the beginning to the end of this case. Political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was reportedly not informed of the court convening to examine her case. But prison authorities claim that she had decided not to attend the trial.