The placating policies of some western countries who sacrifice fundamental human rights principles for petty economic interests, have badly emboldened the mullahs' regime. While they do not allow the Human Rights Commission's Special Representative to visit Iran, they describe his report as contradictory to the truth. The clerics dare to question the fundamental principles and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, attack its universality, and call for change in these internationally recognized principles.
After returning to Iran from Europe, Ata'ollah Mohajerani, Khatami's government spokesman reiterated to reporters in Iran that the regime will continue and "defend" its policies of repression and cruel punishments such as stoning. He emphasized, however, that such verdicts should be carried out in secret and among a limited number of people to forestall any public backlash.
The Iranian Resistance calls for decisive condemnation of Iran's ruling mullahs for their increasing violations of human rights and export of terrorism. The Khomeini regime has been condemned 41 times in the various organs of the United Nations over the past two decades. The NCR urges the current session of the UN Human rights commission to refer the issue of violations of human rights to the Security Council for the adoption of binding measures.
Representative office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran - Geneva
April 10, 1998