Tagged: Iran

Fear of satellite TV shows Iranian regime knows it’s fragile

Viewers of satellite TV in Iran will now be prosecuted, according to a top state security official. That’s bad news for the short term, but good news for the long term, because it means that the Islamic Republic knows that it is dying. For months, state security agents have been destroying private satellite dishes visibly located on the rooftops of...

Wikipedia report on Haleh Sahabi was altered to give Iranian regime version of her death

Within hours of the Basij murder of human rights activist Haleh Sahabi, a new entry on Wikipedia appeared, which changed the facts to suit the regime’s official line. The Wikipedia page was altered from the original entry, which said she died during a struggle at her father’s funeral, and change to give the regime’s official version that she died from...

Haleh’s murder prompts USA and Britian to demand answers from Iran

The murder of human rights activist Haleh Sahabi (pictured) at the funeral of her dissident father on June 1 – and the regime’s coverup of the crime – has promoted the United States and British governments to demand answers from the Islamic Republic. “Both Haleh and her father suffered in life for their political activism including imprisonment,” deputy US State...

Fearful Iran regime uses commandos to take down satellite dishes

More signs of the Iranian regime’s fear of information: Special units are continuing to dismantle satellite dishes on apartment buildings. This video, brought to us by Freedom Messenger and taken this month, shows a special operations crew on a rooftop so a commando can rappel down to destroy satellite dishes. IranChannel comes across a lot of videos, but they are...

Documenting regime crimes can be used as destabilization tool

(From IranChannel.org) Did you ever wonder what those mullahs did with the monthly zakat contributions from faithful Iranian Muslims? This video gives an idea. It was surreptitiously taken last year at the Hozeh Elmieh Seminary in Qom, shot at a 90 degree angle from behind a wooden screen. We can tell that the adult in the video is a Shi’a...

Syrian protesters burn Iranian, Russian and Chinese flags

Here’s something you don’t see every day: Protesters burning the flags of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Soviet Union Russia, and Communist China. Syrian protesters know who’s propping up their murderous regime, as we can see from this video posted May 20.

London: Roger Waters shows Neda’s image at ‘The Wall’ concert

Former Pink Floyd master Roger Waters showed an image of the martyred Neda Agha Soltan as part of his sensational performance of “The Wall.” Waters has been a longtime supporter of the Iranian resistance. The image appears during Waters’ rendition of “Thin Ice,” following images of his late father, killed during World War II during the Battle of Anzio, and...

Amnesty International seeks ‘urgent action’ on Shiva and Fakhravar

Amnesty International has taken up the cause of two Confederation of Iranian Students (CIS) members abducted by the Islamic Republic of Iran. Shiva Kamalipour Azad and Arash Fakhravar were abducted separately on April 26 and April 29, 2011. The London-based group is urging people to contact Iran’s Supreme Leader and other figures directly, and is seeking international diplomatic action. Amnesty...

Update on abduction of Arash Fakhravar in Paris; French authorities were alerted by FBI

More details have emerged in Europe about the April 29 abduction in Paris of Arash Fakhravar. Blogger Mehrtash, who is close to the Confederation of Iranian Students (CIS), brings us the following details that IranChannel did not originally report. We have checked with Mehrtash and report the following news from his blog: After kidnapping Arash on a Paris street, Islamic...

Iranian Revolutionary Guard chief: ‘we do not have any constraints or limitations’

The commander of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) says that his organization is not simply a military force but one that encompasses all of Iranian society, and that in protecting the regime, “we do not have any constraints or limitations.” General Mohammad Ali Jafari tells the semi-official FARS propaganda agency that the IRGC’s role is not limited to military affairs. In...