Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Iran: threats

Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki announced that the mothers of Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal are allowed to visit them in prison.
May 10 Mottaki said the decision has been made on humanitarian grounds.

source: rferl.org

Iranian-Canadian Newsweekjournalist Maziar Bahar, is sentenced in absentia to 74 lashes and 13 1/2 years in prison.
He was arrested shortly after the June-elections and released after 3 months in jail after paying bail of $300.000. He was accused of "conspiring against national security, possession of classified documents, propagating against the government, and insulting both Khamenei, and Ahmadinejad."
source: rferl.org

The Komeleh (The Kurdistan Organization of The Communist Party of Iran) calls for a general strike on May 13 to protest the execution of Farzad Kamangar, Shirin Alam Hooli, Mehdi Hosseinian, Farhad Vakili, and Ali Heydarian May 9th.
The Kurdistan Committee of the Worker-Communist Party of Iran supports this call and calls the workers and university students, teachers and school students, shopkeepers, and civil servants to object to this savage crime.
source: persian2english.com

Teacher and writer Abdolreza Ghanbari was arrested January 4th at his house in Pasdakht, Tehran and transferred to ward 209 of Evin prison.
He was forced to make a televised confession after harsh interrogations where he only was allowed to answer with yes or no.
His lawyer was only allowed to visit him twice and was not allowed to see the file.
At this moment Ghanbari is in ward 350, with 3 other teachers: Rasoul Baddaghi, Omid Ali Mehrnia and Mohammad Davari.
He is sentenced to death and this sentence is confirmed in appeal.

When a sentence is confirmed in appeal, the execution can be carried out any time.

bron: RAHANA

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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