Friday, April 30, 2010

Iran: silent

In the prison of Ardebil has a not identified man been hanged.
The man was convicted for keeping 1,23kg heroine.

Iran became member of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
Because USA and 12 other Western countries stayed silent was Iran nominated.
In the four-year period Iran will help set U.N. policy on gender equality and the advancement of women.
Only last week wrote more then 200 Iranian womensrights activists an open letter to the UN warning that Iranian membership would be “a serious threat” to the CSW’s “goals and mission,” and that the government would use it “to curtail progress and the advancement of women.”

Human Rights Watch calls Iran for immediate release the three americans who are jailed for 9 months..

Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal were captured July 31, 2009 in the borderregion with Iraq.
Their families asked President Ahmadinejad to bring the 3 Americans when he comes to New York.

Mehrdad Aslani, Hossein Aazamai and Mehrdad Varshoei , three less known prisoners who were arrested on 15 and 20 June 2009, are sentenced to 2 to 3 years in prison by the by the revolutionary court.
They were temporarily released on a high bail and were summoned to the prosecutors office April 27. They were returned to prison.
source: RAHANA

Imprisoned humanrights and womanrightsactivist Laleh Hassanpour reported in a telephone call with her family that she is under heavy pressure to make a televised confession.
According to her family, the prison guards shouted at her and the line was disconnected immediately.
According to the Committee of Human Rights Reporters, her objection to mistreatment by prison guards has caused her to lose some of her rights in the cell and her television set was confiscated.
March 16, 2010 she was arrested in her home and transferred to Evinprison.
Reports say that she is in bad physical and mental health.
source: persian2english

anonymous Iran

enduring america

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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