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…

CCF Works with the Iranian Cheetah Society to Save the Iranian Cheetah

July 30, 2002

by Laurie Marker CCF Newsletter Number 18: Summer 2002 Source: Once ranging from the Red Sea to India, the last of the Asiatic cheetah, perhaps fewer than 100, exist on the edge of Iran’s Kavir Desert, where suitable prey is very scarce. CCF and IUCN’s Cat Specialist Group have been encouraging international support to…

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…

Green Party of Iran Supporters Attacked in Tehran

September 19, 2001

According to supporters of the Green Party of Iran in Tehran, a candle light vigil in Mohseni Square in Tehran on Tuesday September 18 in solidarity with the American people came under attack by vigilantes organized by the Iranian regime. During the vigil, Green Party of Iran supporters carried placards and signs protesting the environmental…

The Tehran-Shomal Construction Project: Another step towards the destruction of the Iranian environment

August 22, 2000

The Iranian government has plans to renew construction of the Tehran-Shomal (Northern Iran) highway. The proposed 123 kilometer long and 26-meter wide highway will pass through the mountain forests of Alborz and Mazandaran to join Tehran with the northern cities of Chaloos, Noshahr, and Clardasht.

Student’s death sentence upheld in Iran

February 21, 2000

An Islamic court in Iran has upheld the death sentence for Mr. Akbar Mohammadi, accusing him of leading the student uprising in Iran last year. The Green Party of Iran demands the immediate commutation of Mr. Mohammadi’s death sentence and calls on all Green Parties and human rights organizations throughout the world to intervene and…

Green Party of Iran condemns the arrest of Iranian editorial cartoonist

February 5, 2000

An Iranian cartoonist, Neek Ahang Kosar, was arrested February 5th, 2000 and detained in Evin Prison for publishing an “insulting” cartoon in Azad, a daily morning Tehran newspaper. The cartoon depicts Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi as a crocodile strangling a newspaper writer. (click here to see cartoon) The Green Party of Iran strongly condemns the arrest…

The Lives of Millions of People in Tehran are in Danger

December 25, 1999

During the last month, air pollution in Tehran has surpassed all records due to increased levels of carbon monoxide and suspended particles in the air. The air pollution has been so extreme that people are forced to wear masks in the streets. In some parts of the city, the smog has been so thick that…

The Green Party of Iran demands the commutation of an Iranian teenager’s death sentence

December 23, 1999

The judicial court of the Iranian regime has sentenced 17-year-old Moreza Amini Moghadam to death and 13-year-old Haamed Nazemi to 15 years in prison. The teenagers were not given access to a lawyer during their hurried, one session trial. They are accused of killing a pro-government militant (Basij) commander in a street quarrel and were…

The Green Party of Iran calls for a boycott of undemocratic parliament elections

December 16, 1999

The Islamic Republic of Iran has set many conditions and requirements for candidates wishing to run in the upcoming parliamentary elections – for example, they must swear allegiance to Khameni’s principles and must be approved by the clerical Guardian Council. In view of these undemocratic restrictions imposed on candidates, the Green Party of Iran rejects…