Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Iran: further

Website Kaleme reports that the chief bodyguard of Mousavi, Ahmad Yazdanfar is arrested Mondaynight and brought to an unknown location.
He has been accompanying and protecting Mousavi for the past seven years.
There is no further information regarding the reason for the arrest.
Mousavi has asked staff members working at his office not to appear at work until further notice. Reports say Mousavi believes that at the very least, the authorities are planning to place him under house arrest.
source: en.irangreenvoice.com

A French court has ordered the release of the man who killed the former prime minister of Iran Shapour Bakhtiar nearly twenty years ago.
Ali Vakili Rad was sentenced to life in prison after he killed Bakhtiar in his house in Paris, 1991.
Bakhtiar fled Iran after the 1979 revolution.
This is the second Iranian freed by French courts in less than two weeks.
Speculations are that these releases are part of a deal between Tehran and Paris to free French academic Clothilde Reiss.
source: rferl.org

Wednesday May 19th will the mothers and sisters of the May 9 executed political prisoners gather in a sit-in protest in front of the office of the governeur general in Sanandaj.
This protest is because the authorities still did not release the bodies of the May 9th executed Farzad Kamangar, Shirin Alam Hooli, Ali Heydarian, Farhad Vakili, and Mehdi Eslamian.
source: persian2english.com

Amir Khosro Dalirsani is convicted to 4 years in prison by branch 28 of the revolutionary court.
Reporters And Human rights Activists News Agency reported that Dalirsany was found guilty of “assembly and colluding to commit crimes against national security".
He was arrested during the Ashuraprotests(December 27).
source: en.irangreenvoice.com

Two woman rightsactivists were sentenced in absentia.
Their lawyer Mohammed Mostofei, reports that Shadi Sadr is sentenced to 5 years in prison and 75 lashes and Mahboobeh Abasgholizadeh is sentenced to 2 1/2years in prison and 30 lashes.
They were accused of "acting against state security by holding rallies intended to disrupt public security, violate law and order, and challenge security forces."
Both women are currently abroad.
source: rferl.org

enduring america

Iran in the worldpress

In Iran there are childoffenders, still on death row.

Children are being hanged to death.
A child will be hanged to death.
Poster amnesty.nl

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