Ebrahim Raisi

Complaint Filed in NY Federal Court Against ‘Butcher of Tehran’ Ebrahim Raisi for ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

A civil lawsuit has been filed in federal court in New York by Iranian dissidents against Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi — dubbed the “Butcher of Tehran” — for his role as a member of the infamous 1988 “death commission” that saw some 30,000 political prisoners hanged and tortured, only weeks before the Iranian leader’s scheduled visit to the United Nations’ upcoming session in New York.

Iran's newly elected President Ebrahim Raisi speaks during his swearing in ceremony at the Iranian parliament in the capital Tehran on August 5, 2021. - Raisi takes the oath before parliament today with Iran facing an economy battered by US sanctions, a grinding health crisis and thorny negotiations on its …

EXCLUSIVE: Iranian Regime Critics Demand Biden Deny Visa to ‘Butcher of Tehran’ President Raisi

Critics of the Islamic Republic of Iran called to deny a visa to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi — dubbed the “Butcher of Tehran” —  following reports of his plans to travel to New York to attend the United Nations upcoming session, warning his attendance would “endanger national security,” serve to “appease terrorists,” and “reward the Iranian regime for its assassination and kidnapping attempts on Americans.”

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi speaks in a news briefing at the Saadabad Palace in Tehran, Iran, on June 11, 2022. Iran said Tuesday, Aug. 16, it submitted a “written response” to what has been described as a final roadmap to restore its tattered nuclear deal with world powers. Raisi has …

Exclusive – Nikki Haley Pans ‘Corrupt’ U.N. for Welcoming Iran’s President as Regime Attempts Assassinating U.S. Officials

Following reports of plans by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi — dubbed the “Butcher of Tehran” — to travel to New York to attend the United Nations upcoming session, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley slammed the “corrupt” international organization for even considering the move as Iranian terrorists “try to assassinate our officials, on our soil.”

Former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during the Iowa Republican Party's Lincoln Dinner, Thursday, June 24, 2021, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

EXCLUSIVE — Democrat Senator Bob Menendez: ‘Fantasy’ of Returning to Iran Deal ‘Unrealistic, Unproductive’

The “fantasy” of returning to the Obama-led nuclear deal with Iran is both “unrealistic” and “unproductive,” according to Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) who slammed the Islamic theocracy for oppressing its citizens, terrorizing countries, and undermining the “stability of the entire region,” while claiming the “overwhelming majority of Iranians have always opposed the violent tactics, extrajudicial killings and nuclear ambitions of the leaders in Tehran.”

Senator Robert Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Russia is likely to face "a persistent and significant insurgency" after President Vladimir Putin misjudged how his war against Ukraine would …

Mike Pence Slams Biden Administration in Visit with Iranian Dissidents: ‘Appeasement Has Never Worked and Never Will’

The Biden administration threatens to “unravel all the progress” the Trump administration made in marginalizing the Iranian regime, according to former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who expressed undying support for Iranian resistance while blasting the Biden team’s new concessions to the “tyrants” in Tehran, its “virtual abandonment of our ally Israel,” and the “disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan,” which have emboldened the “adversaries of freedom” that now sense “weakness” in the American administration.

Former Vice President of the United States Mike Pence addresses a speech to the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK) inside of the Ashraf-3 camp, in the Albanian town of Manza, on June 23, 2022. (Photo by Gent SHKULLAKU / AFP) (Photo by GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP via Getty Images)

Iran Welcomes Chinese Defense Minister, Seeks Closer Military Cooperation

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe met with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and armed forces chief Mohammad Bagheri in Tehran on Wednesday. The Iranians pledged their support for mutual ally Russia despite worldwide condemnation of its attack on Ukraine, and indicated a desire for more extensive military coordination with China.

In this picture released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry, China's minister of national defense Gen. Wei Fenghe, left, is welcomed by Iran's defense minister Gen. Mohammad Reza Ashtiani, during an official welcoming ceremony, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Hayward: China, Iran Slap Biden’s Olive Branches Aside

President Joe Biden’s address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday was remarkably conciliatory toward China, and included a brief but bold outreach to Iran for restoring the JCPOA nuclear deal. Both China and Iran quickly slapped Biden’s olive branches aside, pushing for nothing less than Biden’s complete submission to their demands.

President Joe Biden speaks during the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. (Timothy A. Clary/Pool Photo via AP)

Exclusive: Claudia Tenney Spearheads Letter Blasting EU Presence at Tehran ‘Murderer’ Raisi Inauguration

Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) denounced the presence of a high-level European Union (EU) representative at the recent inauguration of Iran’s new president and notorious executioner Ebrahim Raisi, accusing the multi-member state union of “honoring a murderer,” in a strongly worded letter to EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell provided in advance to Breitbart News.

Iran's newly elected President Ebrahim Raisi speaks during his swearing in ceremony at the Iranian parliament in the capital Tehran on August 5, 2021. - Raisi takes the oath before parliament today with Iran facing an economy battered by US sanctions, a grinding health crisis and thorny negotiations on its …

Iran Insists Executing Children Is Not a Human Rights Violation

Senior Iranian official Majid Tafreshi, a member of the Iranian regime’s High Council for Human Rights, argued on Wednesday that executing underage children is not a “symbol of violations of human rights.” Tafreshi said Iran executes children under 18 about “three or four times” a year.

Balal, who killed Iranian youth Abdolah Hosseinzadeh in a street fight with a knife in 2007, is brought to the gallows during his execution ceremony in the northern city of Noor on April 15, 2014. The mother of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh spared the life of the her son's convicted murderer, with …