Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Iran: advisory

Yesterday are in the prison of Isfahan three men hanged.
Reza Hejazi (20) was sentenced to death for a murder he committed when he was 15.
Initially the family and lawyer was told that the execution was postponed, however he was executed later that morning.
Asghar A. an another not identified man were sentenced to death for rape.

August 19th, two men were hanged in the prison of Tehran.
Gholamreza and Amin were sentenced to death for drugstrafficking.

Iranian judiciary has approved the death sentence of Amir Amrollahi, a juvenile who unintentionally stabbed a young man to death in a fight when he was 16.
Daily Kargozaran writes that the execution order has already been sent to the prison.
The court in Shiraz sentenced Amir to death and the verdict has been approved by Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi.

According to a report of Iran Human Rights Committee the appeal court has confirmed the death sentence of Amir Karim Bahram. He is sentenced to death for murder during a group fight. At that time he was 17-year-old. Karim is being held in Mahabad prison.
On the request of the victim's family he was been sentenced to qesas (compensation through punishment fitting the crime).
He always denied the charges, also he had no lawyer during his trial.

President Ahmadinejad appointed Professor Hamid Molana as advisor.
Molana has a Masters degree journalism (1960) and a Ph.d. in Communication and Political Science (1964) at Northwestern University. He is founding director of the US-based International Communication Program.
He is among the top academics in the field of international relations and communications and has served as a professor for nearly 50 years in universities in the US and Europe.

In Iran there are childoffenders, still on death row.

Children are being hanged to death.
A child will be hanged to death.

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