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2014-04-09 08:25:22

BRUSSELS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi urged the international community and the EU to put human rights front and center in their dealings with the Tehran regime. Rajavi, who heads the opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran made the call during a meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Scores of senior members of the European Parliament from different political groups...

2014-02-26 08:24:02

OSLO, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In two days of conferences in Oslo, Norway, members of the Iranian Diaspora from all the Nordic countries and international dignitaries discussed subjects of interest to them and the world community: Iran's nuclear ambitions, President Hassan Rouhani's human rights record, Iran's meddling in Syria, the status of Iranian refugees in Iraq. Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), who...

2014-01-19 16:20:21

PARIS, January 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Statement calls for a halt to executions in Iran, immediate release of seven Ashraf hostages, and protection of Camp Liberty Maryam Rajavi: The mullahs' regime nuclear retreat shall accelerate its downfall On January 19th, it was announced that 14,000 French mayors and representatives have expressed their support for the Iranian Resistance....

2013-12-24 12:20:45

PARIS, December 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In her message marking Christmas and the New Year, the Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi pointed to the Iranian regime's "stepped-up the arrest and harassment of Iranian Christians," and urged people around the world to pray for those suffering in the region, especially in Syria and in Iraq. She appealed for support for the Iranian people and resistance. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of...

2013-12-04 16:24:43

BRUSSELS, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand full compliance of Tehran with UN Security Council resolutions before any easing of sanctions On Wednesday, Dec. 4, senior members from various political groups within the European Parliament condemned the continuation of gross human rights violations in Iran under the Rouhani presidency. They also warned against offering any concessions to the mullahs in return for their hollow gestures on the nuclear dispute, and...

2013-12-03 12:25:29

BRUSSELS, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Belgian lawmakers call on the government to place efforts to save lives of Iranian dissidents taken hostage in Iraq, provide security for Camp Liberty In a meeting in the Belgian Senate on Tuesday, December 3rd, Belgian lawmakers from various political groups urged the Belgian government to take action on the European Union level to impel the Iraqi government to immediately release the seven resistance members taken hostage and...

2013-08-07 16:24:41

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-five years have passed since the summer 1988 massacre of some 30,000 political prisoners in Iran. To mark the occasion and highlight this manifest case of crime against humanity, Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC), its network of Iranian exile communities, and Members of Congress sponsored an exhibition in the United States House of Representatives. The regime's Supreme Leader at the time Ruhollah...

2013-06-11 08:29:42

LONDON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Majority members of both Houses of the British Parliament have given their support to the Iranian Resistance and the long-suffering residents of Camps Liberty and Ashraf in Iraq. The statement issued by parliamentarians comes ahead of a major gathering of Iranians in Paris on June 22, to call for democratic change in Iran. The event in Paris, 'Onward to Freedom', will be attended by several hundred dignitaries and lawmakers...

2013-06-07 12:25:22

PARIS, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Confidential Internal document reveals major setbacks http://www.inrannewsupdate.com(INU), a newly launched website focused on news, analysis and commentary on events inside Iran and the Iranian Diaspora has exposed a report from inside the Iranian regime revealing the major blows it faced while pursuing its nuclear program in the past decade. According to an internal document from Iran's ruling Clerical Regime,...

2013-06-06 08:27:42

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 10, 2013, JINSA will host an introductory panel discussion for its new Iran Task Force at the National Press Club from 2 PM - 3:30 PM. The panel will feature: Ambassador Dennis RossIran Task Force Co-Chairman and former special assistant to President Obama and NSC Senior Director for the Central Region Ambassador Eric EdelmanIran Task Force Co-Chairman and former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy under President George W. Bush...