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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 — 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)

Four-Star General: Trump Ending Iran Appeasement Could End Regime

Jack Keane, a retired four-star general and former vice chief of the U.S. Army, told Breitbart News in an interview this weekend that President Donald Trump ending 40 years of U.S. appeasement toward the Iranian dictatorship moved the world a step closer to the demise of the regime.

The free Iran summit included a memorial to Navid Afkari, an Iranian wrestler who was executed for protesting against the Iranian regime. (Penny Starr/Breitbart News)

U.S. Helps Iranian Protesters Bypass Regime Censorship

Iranian opposition leaders said on Monday that protests against the regime are ongoing, with helpful assistance from U.S. initiatives to provide hardware and software that allows Iranians to bypass Internet censorship from their repressive government.

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Giuliani: End of Iranian Regime ‘Around the Corner’

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Saturday that freedom for Iran was “around the corner” and indicated that the administration intended to prompt the ouster of its “dictatorial ayatollahs” by forcing Tehran into economic isolation.

Latest appointee to President Donald Trump's legal team and former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani speaks at the Conference on Iran on May 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. Over one thousand delegates from representing Iranian communities from forty states attends the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and …

EXCLUSIVE: Iranian Exile Official: Media ‘Downplaying’ Iran Protests

Ali Safavi, a member of Iran’s Parliament in Exile, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), tells Breitbart News that Americans are not getting a true picture of what is happening on the ground in Iran, where mostly young, secular, and working-class Iranians are taking a stand against the radical Islamic regime.

Protesters hold a placard under a flag of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) during a demonstration in support of the Iranian people amid a wave of protests spreading throughout Iran, on January 3, 2018, in Brussels. Violent demonstrations have rocked Iran since December 28, 2017, leaving at …

Rally, Mock Executions to Protest Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at U.N.

NEW YORK – Thousands of members from the Iranian resistance group the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK), or the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), held a rally and put on mock executions at the United Nation’s Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York City on Tuesday to protest President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to the U.N. and to shed light on his role in the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners who were hung, shot and buried in mass graves.

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