Ms. Zahra Kazemi Beaten to death by Tehran Prosecutor – Green Party of Iran member a witness to similar beatings in Evin prison by interrogators of the Iranian regime

July 18, 2003

Ms. Zahra Kazemi, an Iranian-Canadian journalist was beaten to death during an interrogation in Tehran after being unlawfully arrested by agents of the Islamic regime. According to the French newspaper Liberation, Tehran Prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, beat Ms. Kazemi on the head personally with his shoe while questioning her. After being brought to a Revolutionary Guard…

Regime’s Response to Recent Protests: Increased Repression

July 16, 2003

After the recent demonstrations of university students and youth in Tehran and other major Iranian cities, the Regime is reacting with new wave of brutal repression. Torture and executions of arrested student protesters and the murder of Zahra Kazemi are just some examples of the Regime’s recent crimes. In addition, more journalists have been arrested…

Iranian Students and Other Protesters Need Immediate Help

June 25, 2003

The Islamic Regime of Iran has arrested many students and other ordinary citizens during the recent uprising in Tehran and other cities in Iran. Students have been beaten and in some cases stabbed to death by vigilante groups supported by Islamic regime and reactionary fundamentalists in the government. Most of these students and other citizens…

A Shameful Act by France

June 20, 2003

On Tuesday June 17, 2003, French police raided the Mojahedin-e-khalgh (MEK) base in Auvers-sur-Oise and other refugees’ homes that were MEK’s sympathizers in Paris and arrested more than 150 people and confiscated their belongings. The way the French government and French police have attacked MEK and their sympathizers is against all human values and the…

Iranian Regime Attacked Iraq

April 12, 2003

On April 10 and 11, Iranian revolutionary guards and military troops crossed international borders into Iraq and attacked Mojahedin-e-khalg, the Iranian main opposition group. In this military attack that was facilitated through heavy artillery from Iran, 18 members of Mojahedin were killed and 43 were wounded. Also, Iranian regime has sent a large numbers of…

Less than five percent turn out for municipal election

March 1, 2003

According to the reports from different sources, the vast majority of people in Tehran and other cities in Iran boycotted the municipal election on February 28. Iranian regime’s official news agency, Irna, reports that in Tehran only 590000 out of 5 millions eligible voters have turned out to vote for their candidates which is far…


February 1, 2003

Australian Greens International Secretary Deb Foskey released a statement outlining the Global Greens' position on the likely war in Iraq.

Teenager Facing Execution for Drinking Alcohol in Iran

January 12, 2003

A 19 year-old man, Davood, has received a death sentence for drinking alcohol in Iran.

Arrests, Mistreatment, and Interrogation of Iranians in the United States

December 17, 2002

After the Immigration and Naturalization Service in the US set a deadline for citizens of few countries including Iran to be photographed and fingerprinted, many of respondents were arrested and mistreated by authorities. According to the reports, many Iranian respondents to the call by INS had a “still pending” status and would not be considered…

Fragile Arrangement Without Women in Bonn

November 29, 2001

After the end of the dark and horrible rule of Taliban in Afghanistan, there are negotiations in Bonn between Afghan parties and factions. The Green Party of Iran believes that without the presence of a women delegation in the conference, any outcome will be ineffective. Without the presence of women, who have been victims of…