Canadian Parliament; June 5, 2013: 1988 Massacre, Crime against Humanity. Sept. 1, Solidarity with Iranian Political Prisoners
On June 5, 2013 former Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Jason Kenney, former Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, published a joint statement, while condoling the families of the victims added: “We will not forget the terrible summer of 1988, when the regime liquidated thousands of its political opponents, 25 years ago this year. We will not forget Zahra Kazemi, killed in an Iranian prison 10 years ago this summer. And we will not forget the innocent Iranians who face arrest, torture and death still today, simply for questioning the actions of this brutal regime.” The Canadian Parliament also recognized Sept. 1st as a day of “Solidarity with the Iranian political prisoners”.
all political parties unanimously passed a motion “massacre 88” and recognized it as “Crime Against Humanity”. In the summer of 1988 according to People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK, PMOI) 30,000 political prisoners were executed for insisting on their belief and ideologies. Khomeini in a written decree, ordered the executions of tens of thousands of political prisoners although from different groups