Saturday, May 22, 2010

Iran: stop & go

In Isfahan is May 20 a man hanged.
The man, Mohammad (age unknown), was convicted for murdering a woman in 2003.

The mothers of the 3 detained hikers left Iran without their children.
Friday they visited their children for the second time.
These visits were broadcasted on national television, where Iranian officials said they allowed the American mothers to visit their children for "humanitarian" reasons.
Yesterday 2 Iranians, held in Iraq were freed.
The prisoners, Ahmed Barazandeh, who was arrested by the Americans in 2004 in the Iraqi town of Najef and handed over to Iraq in 2009 and Ali Abdolmalek who came from Samarra, but said he was imprisoned in Bagdad for years.
An American military spokesman said that he was arrested in 2007 and handed over to Iraq in 2009.

Thursday May 20 is Mohammad Ali Abtahi's car attacked by plainclothed agents with teargas, cables and knifes.
Abtahi, vice-president during the Khatami-gouvernment, was not wounded.
The car was damaged and the windows were broken.

From his cell in Rajai Shahr prison has journalist Issa Saharkhiz during a telephone conversation expressed his concerns for the health of filmmaker Jafar Panahi.
He asked him to end his hungerstrike so that some day he can recount what took place in this prison and bring it to life on screen.

RFE/RL reports that Mehdi Karroubi on website Sahamnews lashed out at Iran's judiciary and hard-line lawmakers. He accuses them of becoming the tools of the political leadership and security forces.
RFE/RL writes that tension increases with the approach of the first anniversary of the June 12 vote.

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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