Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Iran: communication

Fars newsagency reported that this morning 9 men and 1 woman were hanged.
They were all convicted for murder. Their names are not known.
The woman, Fatemeh Pajouh,37 was sentenced to death for murdering her husband after he raped her 15-year-old daughter from a previous marriage.

Safarali Hoeni, a activist for the rights of the Azerbaijani in Iran is sentenced to 6 years in prison.
He was editor-in-chief of the journal Shahriyar of Zanjan Free university.
He was arrested at the Day of the International Native Language and was mistreated during his arrest.

ILNA reported that masked men on motorcycles attacked Mohammad Khaleqinejad, in Takab. He is a journalist and was wounded with boxing cutters. He is now hospitalized.
Recently Khaleqinejad wrote an article about natural gas shortage and the problems with Takab’s natural gas delivery network.
The governor of the city Takab wrote a letter to newspapers and other media saying that Khaleqinejad is lacking manners and called on his daily to fire him.
His attackers threatened him saying that if he continued his job as a reporter he would face “tougher consequences”.

The Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance said that censorship on literature will be more stringent.
The censorship will move targets what the censor calls “pseudo-mysticism” and “pseudo-revolutionary” literature, which he calls nonsense.
According to him this nonsense comes from western pseudomystical and materialistic cornershops.

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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