At least two dead including child in blast near Kabul airport: Reports
The US carried out a military strike in Kabul, two US officials tell Reuters. A child was killed in a rocket attack northwest of Kabul airport amid the US evacuation, according to an Afghan police chief.
Early reports suggest at least two people have been killed and three injured in the attack, according to Afghan news agency Asvaka. LINK
Conflicting reports over Kabul explosion
Missile strike on a house near Kabul Airport, nature of the strike unclear, via @ELINTNews.
Security official from the recently deposed gov tells AFP it was a rocket that “initial information shows hit a house.”pic.twitter.com/EYdBjRlGjr
— Heshmat Alavi (@HeshmatAlavi) August 29, 2021
Iran’s regime has a long history of close relations with the Taliban of #Afghanistan
April 29, 2013
Iran's dictator Ali Khamenei meeting with a Taliban delegation on the sidelines of the "Scholars and Islamic Awakening" conference in Tehran.pic.twitter.com/6WIakw93N7
— Heshmat Alavi (@HeshmatAlavi) August 18, 2021
Iran taps UN-sanctioned minister as new chief of nuclear agency
Mohammad Eslami was blacklisted for ‘being engaged in, directly associated with or providing support for Iran’s proliferation of sensitive nuclear activities’. LINK
The US seeks to reenter the #Iran nuclear deal.
Reminder: Iran’s regime was violating the 2015 agreement from day one & prior to Trump’s nixing.
Iran did not dismantle the core of the plutonium reactor at Arak, as required by the deal (JCPOA).pic.twitter.com/Alf1dafZNx
— Heshmat Alavi (@HeshmatAlavi) January 27, 2021
Iran: The 1988 Massacre Of Political Prisoners Amounts To Genocide
Geoffrey Robertson, QC, Human Rights Barrister and first President of the UN Special Court for Sierra Leone, sheds light on the execution of over 30,000 political prisoners across Iran. LINK
Hear the Iranian people’s call for justice
In summer of 1988, over 30,000 political prisoners were summarily executed throughout Iran, based on a fatwa (religious decree) issued by regime founder Ruhollah Khomeini. LINK
Ebrahim Raisi, dubbed the "Butcher of Tehran," is now the regime's president.
— Heshmat Alavi (@HeshmatAlavi) August 3, 2021
The Butcher of Tehran: How Ebrahim Raisi Endorses the Killing of Children
Ebrahim Raisi’s long career is nothing less than a history of cruelty and unchecked violence. Now that he is the president, it is crucial world leaders remember who Iran’s government. LINK
Iran: Supreme Court turns down Vahid Afkari’s appeal to re-examine his case
The three Afkari brothers were viciously beaten and tortured during interrogations to make false confessions against themselves. Navid was executed despite a long list of international leaders and dignitaries calling on Tehran to refrain from hanging him. LINK
Iran: Political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared ill-treated for seeking truth and justice – Amnesty
Latest reports indicates prison authorities have ramped up pressure on Monfared for 12 years without a single day of leave.
“Women in Semnan Prison in Iran are enduring cruel conditions including poor access to flush toilets, shower, hygiene items and medical care for infections and lice infestation. @Mmhajmohammadi must allow inspections by international monitors including Javaid Rehman.” LINK
WATCH: Sen. Ted Cruz on Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi: "Raisi is a monster and a tyrant. He was one of the 4 judges on the death committees in 1988 responsible for the mass executions of thousands of political prisoners over 5 months." pic.twitter.com/9UHW7mX1ea
— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) June 22, 2021