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The Human Rights Crisis in Iran

Dear Foreign Secretary,The Human Rights Crisis in IranWe are writing to urge the UK government to step up its opposition to the human rightscrackdown in Iran and to do all it can to pressure the Iranian authorities to halt furtherexecutions […]

Iran’s ‘Death Committee’ President Unyielding In Defence Of Clerical Rule

By Parisa Hafezi01/17/23 AT 1:48 PM َAs a young prosecutor in Tehran, Ebrahim Raisi sat on a “death committee” overseeing the execution of hundreds of political prisoners in the Iranian capital, rights groups say. Now president three decades later, and seen […]

Britain is actively considering proscribing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard – minister

“It would be wrong of me to speculate … about the outcome of the government’s current consideration of this issue, which is active,” Docherty said during a debate on the situation in Iran during which some lawmakers had called for […]

Iran: Young man at grave risk of execution in connection with protests amid ‘killing spree’

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 11 January 2023 The Iranian authorities must immediately halt all executions of people sentenced to death in relation to nationwide protests, Amnesty International said today, condemning the arbitrary executions of Mohammad Mehdi Karami and Seyed Mohammad […]

Urgent action demanded over recent executions

8th January 2023 Press release For immediate use The Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (CODIR) condemns the latest executions carried out by the ruling dictatorship on 7 January in Iran.  The two men executed, by hanging […]

CODIR’s statement – Condemn torture and murder of physician Aida Rostami!

Ghastly murder of woman physician once more reveals the true nature of the ruling regime in Iran for those left under any doubt! CODIR shares in the widespread condemnation in Iran that has met the news of the abduction and […]

Happy New Year 2023

We wish you and your family good health, happiness and success in all aspects of your lives. Central Executive Council CODIR Tweet

The Human Rights Crisis in Iran

Dear Foreign Secretary, We are writing to urge the UK government to step up its opposition to the human rightscrackdown in Iran and to do all it can to pressure the Iranian authorities to halt furtherexecutions of human rights defenders.The […]

Iran judiciary urges swift carrying out of sentences

Despite backlash, Iran judiciary urges carrying out sentences “without delay.” December 19, 2022 Iran’s judiciary rejected pleas on Monday to delay sentences against protestors urging prosecutors to carry out verdicts without delay. Since protests began in Iran three months ago, Iran’s judiciary […]

The Iranian regime has begun executing new dissidents

Following their threats to use the death penalty to repress the current protest movement sweeping the nation, the Islamic Republic has publicly executed two young men, reports STEVE BISHOP SINCE the murder of Mahsa Amini by the Iranian “morality police” […]