Iran

Iran Shuts Down French Institute Due to Charlie Hebdo's Khamenei Cartoons

Iran’s government said they shut down the Tehran-based French Institute of Research in response to cartoons from the latest edition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Some of the caricatures they published were sexually explicit.

Iran's Bizarre New Plan to Enforce Mandatory Hijab Laws

Iran is implementing new methods of enforcing the wearing of hijab in public. Several lawmakers have floated the move after the first attempts gained tremendous backlash.

In December, Hossein Jalali, a hardliner lawmaker and member of the cultural committee of Iran’s parliament, announced that the regime plans to inform women who do not wear hijab via SMS. “After notifying them, we enter the warning stage, and last, the bank account of the person who unveiled may be blocked,” the lawmaker added.

Iranian Clerics Demand Amputations & More Executions of Protesters

A clerical group in Iran demands more blood and urges the authorities to use more inhumane measures against protesters.

According to the reports, an influential hardliner group of clerics claims that the law used against protesters in Iran is too lenient and demands punishment by amputation rather than exiling them.

Islamic Republic of Iran Executes Protesters, Including Via Public Hanging

Iran's Islamic regime is now carrying out a series of protest-related executions after the first victim, Mohsen Shekari, was executed on December 8.

Shekari was hanged after Iran's Revolutionary court found him guilty of "moharebeh" (enmity against god). He was hanged after a staged court trial, less than three months after being accused of being a rioter.

Islamic Republic's Systematic Rape of Iranian Protestors Exposed

A new CNN special report reveals the shocking truth behind the Islamic Republic’s brutal and repressive treatment of Iranian protestors amidst the growing uprising against the regime.

The report also detailed the case of a 20-year-old Iranian woman named Armita Abbasi, who was abducted by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and was last seen in Imam Ali Karaj Hospital on October 18th.

Iranian Protestors Sentenced to Death for Enmity Against God

Iranian parliament pushed judges to sentence protesters to the death penalty. According to the lawmakers, the judiciary should issue death sentences to individuals arrested during the riots.

Pope Francis Dodges Question on Mahsa Amini & Iran Protests

Pope Francis answered questions from reporters aboard the papal plane on November 6 after his recent four-day trip to Bahrain. 

One of the questions asked was about Mahsa Amini, whose death sparked an outcry in Iran and worldwide, and whether the Pope supported the protests in the country.

Iran's morality police detained 22-year-old Mahsa Amini for not wearing her hijab “properly.” She died in police custody, causing massive demonstrations across the Islamic Republic and other countries.

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