Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Iran: morals or morality

In the Karoun prison of Ahwaz is Sunday May 23 a man hanged.
The man, S. R. was convicted for keeping 675 grams of heroine.

The Chief of police in Tehran announced that security forces will take firm action against any illegal rallies, whether it is on special days or not.
The governeur of Tehran also said that the reformists did not request for staging demonstrations on the anniversary of the presidential electiins(June 12).
Reformist leaders have announced that they have requested official permission for staging demonstrations on June 12.

On Sunday Iranian parlement voted in favor of a stricter morality policybill.

The new bill is about: Islamic attire and limits, public decency, family, moral security, commercial cheating and overpricing, public and environmental health, citizenship rights, usury, bribery, and breaking fast in public.The Council’s chief will be appointed by the Islamic Republic supreme leader and is directly responsible only to the supreme leader.

A member of the Iranian parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission told ILNA that the education and research commission will research allegations of fraud by Mohammad Reza Rahimi, vice-president of Ahmadinejad.He had “doubts” about the “authenticity” of Rahimi’s doctorate degree.

Reports from Evinprison confirm that several female prisoners have been held illegally for months, and face charges which can lead to heavy verdicts.
The website Kalemeh writes that Maryam Akbari-Monfared is detained since December 31 on charges of moharebe and being a member of MKO.
Akbari-Monfared is a mother of 3 children, of which the youngest is 5 years old.
Parvin Javanzadeh, 22 has been arrested December 27 and is still in limbo in Evin.
She is the youngest female political prisoner.She spent the first 3 months of her captivity in solitary confinement at an IRGC detention cente and is in a bad moral and physical condition.
Reports from Evin suggest that she faces Moharbeh charges, and her case has recently been sent to the 15th branch of the Revolutionary Court.
Other women who are unlawfully in Evin on expired detention orders are: Kobra Zagheh-Doost, Badrolsadat Mofidi (secretary of the Iranian Journalists Association) and Fatemeh Khorramjoo
All 3 are in bad physical and psychological condition.
source: RAHANA

Iran Labor Report publishes the english translation of an interview from a member from Ad hoc Workers Council of the Mahshahr Petrochemical Complexes with Radio Liberty about the situation in the industrial region by the Persian Gulf.
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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