What does the general public know
about the Islamic Republic of Iran? About how the leaders of this
country have imposed their political-islamic rule on the population
since the fall of the Shah in 1979?
research clearly shows the Islamic thinking of the regime, and their
practices to dominate the political and economic power of the
country. We understand that the power of the Ayatollahs, basing
itself on a certain reading of Islam, eliminates all those who do
not declare their alliance to the regime.
investigative inquiry looks into a series of assassination of
intellectuals which took place in Autumn 1998 in Tehran. The
population was fuorous and wanted the responsible individuals or entities
invloved in this hanus crime brought to justice. One month late, for
the 1st time, the Iranian Minster of information and Security admitted
their involvement in these assassinations.
film shows that this Ministry is at the heart of terror and the repression
which the Iraian people suffer, under the direct control of the Supreme
Spritual leader (first Khomeini and now Khamenei). It also shows,
the tactics used by the Iranian authorities to make sure that those who
give the orders are never named. The Ayatollahs in power wrote
Fatwas condemning a certain number of intellectual opposition members to
follows closely the difficult struggle by the victims' families to have
those who executed and ordered these assassinations denounced.
January 2001, two years after the series of political assassinations of
Automn 1998, the Military Tribunal of Tehran, tried and convicted behind
closed doors a few agents of the Ministry of Infromation and Security. The
victims' families boycotted the trial.
they continue their struggle to have those who are "truly
responsible" charged and tried before an independent and competent
tribunal of justice.
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