The Islamic Republic's political prisoners are hostages held to terrorize the nation, says UK-based Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People's Rights.
Peace and human rights organizations are urging the U.S. Congress not to pass a resolution which they say will increase the chances of war with Iran.
The most volatile tinderbox area of the world where the danger of war exists is the Middle East.
Günter Grass, a Nobel Literature Prize winner, causes anger and excitement with his poem "What Must Be Said". And the subject matter is war and peace.
A last minute push by the Committee for the Defense of Iranian People's Rights to prevent the execution of Iranian teacher Abdolreza Ghanbari is in full gear today.
CODIR is calling for pressure to on the government of of Iran in the case of a school teacher who has been sentenced to death.
The political opposition is completely barred from the election. Almost all political groupings of democratic orientation have called for a boycott of the sham.
In a recent analysis, the Communist Party of Pakistan says the Obama administration is interested in working out a political settlement in Afghanistan "in order to cut down its colossal expenditures there."
CODIR Assistant General Secretary Jamshid Ahmadi made clear the position of human rights and peace organizations in relation to Iran.
This situation, if not resolved, could lead to a conflagration of unimaginable proportions, with consequences that will reverberate throughout the Middle East and the world.