Friday, May 28, 2010

Iran: further

May 24, 5 people were hanged in Rasht, one of them a woman.
RAHANA writes that according to the HRDI, there is still no information on the identities or the charges of the 4 men and one woman.
source: RAHANA

GlobalVoicesOnline writes about the hungerstrike of the student Majid Tavakoli and bloggers Hussein Ronagh Melki(“Babak Khoramdin”) and Koohyar Godarzi.

The health of the hungerstrikers is deteriorating and they are transferred to the prisonclinic.

The ex-consul of Iran in Oslo Mohammad Reza Heydari, who resigned in January 2010 as “an act of protest against suppression in Iran” and was granted asylum in Norway, made a
The translation of the video is on the blog persian2english.
In this statement he tells about the things which made him resign.
source: persian2english

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has published a picture of the state medical examiner’s report on the sexual assault of Ebrahim Mehtari in prison.
Mehtari was August 2009 abducted by officers of the revolutionary guards and abused in a location in Eastern Tehran.
source: ,

In the morning of Ahmadinejad’s visit to Kerman, were 17 students arrested.
30 other students were threathened with prosecution in case they enter the university or attend Ahmadinejad’s welcoming ceremony.The arrested students were transferred to an unknown place.
The students of Shahid Bahonar University in Kerman support the Green Movement.
Earlier this week, Ahmadinejad’s speech in Khorramshahr was marred by citizens demanding jobs.
source: RAHANA

Ali Parviz, a student at Khajeh Nasir’s University of Technology is imprisoned in Evinprison since November 4..
According to Kaleme, Parviz was transferred with other prisoners to Ward 209, in the middle of the night and blindfolded.
Parviz objected because during one of the previous interrogations he had been forced to sign false confessions while blindfolded.Following the objection they transferred him to solitary confinement.
RAHANA notes that according to paragraph 6 of the act which protects citizenship rights, it is unlawful to humiliate or blindfold prisoners during arrest or interrogation.
source: RAHANA

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.

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