(Français) Iran : un régime en sursis ?

Sorry, this entry is only available in French and Italian. Pouria FarahaniMilitant des droits humain et pour la protection de l’environnement, je participe à la marche du monde en apportant un regard engagé sur le combat des peuples épris de liberté. www.csdhi.org/

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Ghouta’s ordeal told on social networks.

TRANSLATED BY BENJAMIN SCHOEB AND PROOFREAD BY ALICE DOWEK Inhabitants of the Eastern Ghouta, one of the last rebel strongholds in Syria, are using social media platforms to report their ordeal. Bombed by Bashar Al Assad’s military aircrafts, besieged, exposed to shortage of food, water and to the proliferation of diseases, it seems like the […]

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Iran: women at the frontline of the resistance

TRANSLATED BY RHONA KAPPLER AND PROOFREAD BY GENEVIEVE SILK Last week in Paris, an international conference was held on the role of women in the Iranian fight for democracy and the protests that shook the country last month. Several dozen protesters killed by the forces of order, thousands of arbitrary arrests, a dozen killed by […]

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Iran: families of victims of 1988 massacre demand justice from the UN

TRANSLATED BY LUCY HARRIES AND PROOFREAD BY JOYCE CHEN In early February 2018, a ‘citizens’ tribunal’ took place in Geneva to judge the perpetrators responsible for the massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran in 1988. The families and a dozen or so witnesses, supported by several international lawyers and human rights defenders, called on […]

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In Iran, the People’s Mujahedin continue to fight back against the regime [1/2]

TRANSLATED BY RHONA KAPPLER AND PROOFREAD BY CARA EVANS-GILLEN The recent public protests against the high cost of living and the return of Islamist totalitarianism has caused a political quake in Iran. For the first time since the mass post-election protests of 2009, the country is experiencing a large-scale popular uprising, not only asking the question […]

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Geneva: Iran and the painful memory of Summer 1988

TRANSLATED BY NOÉMIE BASTIDE AND LUCY HARRIES On Friday 15th September 2017, La Place des Nations in Geneva became, for an afternoon, a memorial for a tragic event from Iranian contemporary history. The Journal International went to Switzerland to meet these men and women demanding justice for the massacres committed in 1988 by the Iranian […]

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