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Chief of Police threatens those calling for boycott of Iran election 2021

Chief of Police threatens those calling for boycott of Irans presidential electionsThe clerical regime’s Chief of Police threatened those who called for a boycott of boycott of Iran’s presidential elections.

Referring to those who call on people not to vote, Hossein Ashtari threatened “election norm breakers” and said they would be dealt with.

In a meeting with religious singers or “Maddahs”, Ashtari said: “The (Supreme) Leader of the revolution cited everything in his meeting with members of parliament and determined everyone’s duty. The Police and the Judiciary will deal with anyone who transgresses according to the law.”


 

harassment of Iranian journalists before presidential electionAuthorities intensified pressures and harassment of Iranian journalists and reporters to silence criticism of state policies.

There are numerous reports that the intelligence agents in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have contacted several social media activists, threatening them not to post content that criticizes Iran’s Chief Justice and presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi, otherwise they will be in “trouble”.

Several media workers who sought to report about Raisi’s background were subjected to pressure and a few of them were summoned to appear before judicial or security authorities.


Death Commission Judge Ebrahim Raisi nominated for Iran presidential election

Death Commission Judge Ebrahim RaisiIran’s judiciary chief, Death Commission Judge Ebrahim Raisi declared his candidacy on Saturday for next month’s presidential election.

“I have come as an independent to the stage to make changes in the executive management of the country and to fight poverty, corruption, humiliation and discrimination,” Raisi was quoted as saying in a statement by local media.

Appointed by the regime’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei as the head of the Judiciary in March 2019, Raisi has emerged as one of Iran’s most powerful figures and a contender to succeed Khamenei.

He lost to Hassan Rouhani in the 2017 presidential election.

The vote takes place amid systematic violations of human rights in Iran in all its forms.

During the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners, Raisi was a member of the “Death Commission,” a group of so-called judges who sentenced the prisoners to death in minutes-long trials.


Hundreds of political prisoners tortured

Forced confessions in Irans prisonsInhumane treatment and torture of political prisoners to put them under profound psychological pressure is a common practice in Iran’s prisons to extract forced confessions from prisoners against their will.

Torture and other inhuman treatment of prisoners cause irreversible psychological and physical harms to their health.

Prolonged interrogations, intimidation, sexual harassment, beatings of detainees during interrogation, long-term solitary confinement, and deprivation of access to medical care are some of the tactics the regime’s interrogators deploy to make their victims confess to what they have not done.


Revolutionary court sentences Baha’i woman to eight years in prison

Atsa Ahmadai RafsanjaniA revolutionary court in Iran has sentenced a Baha’i woman to eight years in prison on the charge of forming a group to empower women.

According to the verdict issued by Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, presided over by Judge Afshari, Atsa Ahmadai Rafsanjani has been sentenced to four years for ““formation of a group to act against national security through requesting an NGO license from the Interior Ministry”, 3 years in prison for “assembly and collusion to act against national security”, and to one year in prison on the charge of “propaganda against the state.”


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