Tuesday, August 20, 2019 05:18


Political prisoners call for release of Mousavi and Karroubi

A statement issued by 33 Iranian political prisoners calls for the release of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi from house arrest. » read more

Opposition leader's son visits parents under house arrest

Mehdi Karroubi’s son announced that he has succeeded in visiting his parents in “in coordination with security forces” who have held them under house arrest for over three weeks. » read more

Iran releases a number of political prisoners

While most political prisoners will spend Iranian New Year behind bars, Iranian authorities have released a number of political prisoners in advance of Norooz, the Iranian New Year celebrations. » read more

Iran allows visit with opposition leader under house arrest

A member of the clergy has finally been allowed to visit opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi and his wife, more than three weeks into their house arrest, according to the couple’s son. » read more

Opposition website reports lights seen at Karroubi home

Members of Mehdi Karroubi’s family reported that for the first time in 18 days, a light has been turned on at their parents’ home. » read more

Iranian cleric says house arrest for Mousavi and Karroubi protection

The leader of Friday Mass prayers in Mashhad accused opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi of treason, telling worshippers that their house arrest is for their own protection. » read more

Rights groups to file complaint for "disappearance" of Iranian opposition leaders

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Iranian League for the Defence of Human Rights (LDDHI) have issued a joint statement warning that the “disappearance” of Iran’s opposition leader would have consequences.

The two rights groups indicate they are taking measures to file a complaint with the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (UNWSEID) on behalf of MirHosein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and their spouses Zahra Rahnavard and Fatemeh Karroubi. » read more

Iran says fate of opposition leaders internal matter

A spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry today called the arrest of opposition leaders an internal matter, saying no foreign country has the right to interfere. » read more

Conflicting news regarding Iranian opposition leaders

The children of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi insist that all evidence suggests their parents have been arrested, despite repeated denials from Iranian authorities. » read more

Rooftop shouts of protest reported from Tehran

Iranians started shouts of protest from their rooftops after nightfall on Monday in Tehran and other major cities, Kaleme website reports. » read more