Ebrahim Raisi minSince the appointment of Ebrahim Raisi as the new chief of Iran’s judiciary, the human rights situation has swiftly deteriorated in the country.
At least 44 people were executed since he emerged as Iran’s Chief Justice.
One of Raisi’s latest crimes was the flogging and secret execution of two 17-year old juveniles.
Announced for the first time by Amnesty International, the executions were described as “deplorable” by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.
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The Iranian authorities have flogged and secretly executed two boys under the age of 18 over multiple charges of rape, Amnesty International reported on Monday, condemning the country’s “utter disdain for international law and childrens’ rights”.
Cousins Mehdi Sohrabifar and Amin Sedaghat, who were arrested at the age of 15 and convicted following an “unfair trial”, were executed on Thursday, 25 April, in the southern city of Shiraz, according to the UK-based rights group.
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 افشاریHuman rights defender Nader Afshari has been sentenced to one year in prison and 74 lashes after being convicted of “disrupting public order” and “propaganda against the state.”
The activist had also been sentenced to four months in prison in February 2019 for spreading anti-state propaganda.

Prior to his sentencing he was facing charge of “speaking out in the media and reporting about Iranian political prisoners.”
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FATAThe state security forces have arrested four people in the capital for “spreading rumours” about the incompetence of officials in flood relief efforts, Tehran Police Chief announced Sunday.
The SSF commander Hossein Rahimi who was cited by the state-run ISNA state-run News Agency admitted that government officials and commanders of armed forces presumably involved in relief efforts have been assailed by people.
“All officials, including government officials and the armed forces, made great efforts during the floods, but unfortunately some people have destroyed their image,” the capital’s police chief said.
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One KilledAt least one protester was reported killed and several others were wounded in Iran as the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) on Wednesday opened fire on angry locals in villages around the south-western town of Susangerd and Dashte Azadegan in Khuzestan province.
The IRGC had opened flood dams built by the locals in a nearby area to prevent floodwaters from entering their farms. The IRGC, however, was seeking to prevent floodwaters from entering oil wells in this area that are controlled by its units.
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Iran flood min 1Flash floods across much of Iran have killed at least 17 people and injured 74, Iranian state TV reported on Monday.
National Emergency Service chief Pirhossein Koolivand said the casualty toll in the southern city of Shiraz was 17 dead and 74 injured, while another person was killed in Sarpol-e Zahab in the western province of Kermanshah, the service said on its website.
However, local sources in Shiraz, a major city in south-central Iran say over 120 people have been killed as a result of flash floods pouring into the city.
A Source from the city of Shiraz says many hospitals are filled with dead bodies and the regime is lying claiming 17 were killed.
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Iran floodFlash flooding in southern and parts of western Iran reached a new level on Monday while Iranian social media users harshly criticizing the authorities for their handling of the disaster.
At least 30 of Iran’s 31 provinces witnessed flood conditions as reports indicate at least 120 dead in the historic city of Shiraz alone.
At the same time, the regime is trying to hide the real number of victims with the state media reporting 19 people dead.
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PourmohammadiMostafa Pourmohammadi, former Iran’s Justice Minister in Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet, has acknowledged his involvement in the killings of dissidents during the horrendous 1988 massacre of over 30,000 political prisoners.
Pourmohammadi was the Intelligence Ministry’s representative on one of the three-member committees in charge of interrogating political prisoners prior to the 1988 executions. The committee, dubbed the “death commission,” questioned prisoners who had already been sentenced to prison about their political and religious beliefs.
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1988 massacreAn investigation into a dossier of crimes committed by the Iranian dictators has been called for, as a result of a statement issued by Amnesty International and published by the United Nations General Assembly.
According to the statement, “Between late July and September 1988, the Iranian authorities forcibly disappeared and extrajudicial executed thousands of prisoners for their political opinions and dumped their bodies in unmarked individual and mass graves… Since then, the authorities have tormented the relatives by refusing to tell them when, how and why their loved ones were killed and by keeping their remains hidden. To reinforce secrecy, they have also destroyed mass grave sites and forbidden commemorations.”
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Ebrahim Raisi who was involved in extra-judicial killings of political prisoners in the late 1980s in Iran will be Iran’s next Judiciary Chief, replacing Sadeq Amoli Larijani.
The spokesperson for Iran’s Judiciary has confirmed that Raisi who is considered a person who is trusted by the country’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei is appointed as the head of the Judiciary.

Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei, told Iranian media on Sunday that he will continue to work with the Judiciary under Raisi.
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