The state of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran has been criticized by Iranians and international human right activists, by writers, and NGOs. The United Nations General Assembly and the Human Rights Commission  have condemned prior and ongoing abuses in Iran in published critiques and several resolutions. The government of Iran is criticized both for restrictions and punishments that follow the Islamic Republic's constitution and law, and for " extrajudicial " actions by state actors that do not, such as the torture, rape, and killing of political prisoners, and the beatings and killings of dissidents and other civilians. Reported abuses falling outside of the laws of the Islamic Republic that have been condemned include the execution of thousands of political prisoners in , and the widespread use of torture to extract repudiations by prisoners of their cause and comrades on video for propaganda purposes.
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Photo: AFP. Sheri Laizer Exclusive to Ekurd. Dragon tongues of fire leap up the walls; the window panes shatter; long fingers of flame run down the fading portraits of Mullah Mustafa Barzani and his surviving heir, Massoud. Accelerants have been used to ensure that the conflagration presents no chance of being extinguished. Splinter groups of the pro-Iran militia brigades in Iraq, known as the fasiliya, to distinguish them from state-contained groups are responsible for the recent rocket strikes on the seat of the Kurdish parliament in Erbil, including the targeting of Erbil International Airport anew last month. A smouldering hostility is being fuelled in Baghdad against the Kurdish administration, and particularly the KDP, spearheaded by the extremist brigades comprised of Khomeini loyalists. They shared propaganda attacking a massage parlour in a Karrada hotel on their Telegram link.
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The October Surprise conspiracy theory refers to an alleged plot to influence the outcome of the United States presidential election , contested between Democratic incumbent president Jimmy Carter and his Republican opponent, former California governor Ronald Reagan. One of the leading national issues during was the release of 66 Americans being held hostage in Iran since November 4, On the day of his inauguration —in fact, minutes after he concluded his minute inaugural address—the Islamic Republic of Iran announced the release of the hostages.