Saturday, September 20, 2008

Iran: official and unofficial

The Iranian team managed to win in the Paralympics 14 medals.
The 73-man team got five golden, six silver and three bronze medals.
Iran ranks with this 22nd.
Friday, the team returned to Tehran from Beijing and was welcomed by sportsofficials and compatriots.

Thursday, four members of Iranian security forces, including a general got killed during clashes in Sistan-e-Baluchestan.
The fightings were in Nosratabad region, north of Zahedan.
According to Fars newsagency, several rebels were also killed.

In Azerbaijan province are Faraz Zehtab, Aydin Khajei, Sajjad Radmehr and former student Daryush Khatami, who still serves in military unit imprisoned for two months now.
The official representative of Committee for Protection of South Azerbaijani Political Prisoners in the South Azerbaijan told Trend News that the arrested are kept in the prison of the Iranian National Security Ministry. They are not allowed to meet with their relatives or to contact lawyers.
The secretary of the Islamic Unity organization in Tabriz and two students were arrested September 17th in Tabriz. Unofficial information says the arrested are kept in the temporary isolation cell in Tabriz.
September 9th are Alireza Sarrafi and 18 Azerbaijani, arrested during a break of the fast, amongst the arrested wellknown journalists and tutors.
At present, an unknown number of national activists, students, journalists and intellectuals are jailed in Azerbaijan province.

In GlobalVoicesOnline it says that Iranian blogger Emroozina writes (fa) that President Ahmadinejad recently stated there are "only" 600.000 drugsaddicts in Iran.
Other authorities talk about three million addicted people where one million of them are under 19 years old.

In Iran there are childoffenders, still on death row.

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

1 comment:

Michiel said...

Je zou denken dat de officiele menselievenden er wel eens een keertje voor de straat op zouden gaan. Tot op heden blijft het echter stil.