Tonight and nights before in various parts of Tehran there have been huge groups of people out in their neighbourhoods giving slogans 'Down with Dictator,' and 'Free Political Prisoners,' amongst others. Last night in Ekbatan, we received reports that the regime's security agents attacked the protestors but the protestors stood their ground and the security forces had to back down. In Tajrish too last night on
Torture of imprisoned protestors
We have received a report saying that the prisoners are being brutally tortured with the aim to kill them. Also pressure is being exerted on some to go on television and confess to being led by foreign powers. The regime is also doing what was done in
Letter from university professors
78 university professors in
Mothers of the disappeared, killed and imprisoned
Today and every Saturday, grieving mothers gather in Laleh and other parks in order to bring attention to their plight; they want information on their children. They issued a press release calling on other mothers to join them. In last week’s gathering of 2,000 mothers, the regime’s security forces attacked them and beat some of them but the mothers refuse to back down. They will continue gathering every week.
The Islamic regime of