13/10/2021 - A press conference was held in Glasgow in the run-up to COP26 due to begin in November. This Press conference called for the arrest of Ebrahim Raisi under international law, should he attend the conference in Scotland.

It was in connection with the formal letter of complaint written and signed by family members of the victims of the massacre, as well as former MEP Struan Stevenson, and handed to Police Scotland who said since said they will review it.

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26/10/2021 - The trial of Hamid Nouri, one of the henchmen and perpetrators of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran, continues in Sweden. So far over a dozen witnesses have given their statements to the court, these include 2 volunteers of AWYAF.

Just recently in the week beginning 18th October, 5 witnesses in Albania, gave their testimonies via webcam. These 5 are members of the Iranian dissident group who, for many years, resided in Iraq, under numerous deadly attacks by the regime. It is only because of the many years of an international campaign to save their lives, which AWYAF and our dear supporters were a part of, that they were able to relocate to safety in Albania.

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The trial of Hamid Nouri, one of the 1988 massacre henchmen, started on Tuesday 10th August. Nouri has been identified as one of the main perpetrators of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. At the time, he was assistant to the deputy Prosecutor in Gohardasht Prison in Karaj (west of Tehran).

He was the executioner of a large number of prisoners. Before that, he was a member of the Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) and worked for many years as an interrogator and torturer in the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran.

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