Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Iran: circumstance

The names of the yesterday in Ghesel Hesar prison executed 13 men are:
Ahmad Shah Bakhsh,Abdolhossein Soltanabadi, Masoud, Amir K., Kazem Tashaki, Mohammad Azarfam, Mohammad Jafari, Nader Azarnoush, Sanjar Totazehi, Baghi Amini
source: iranhr.net

Professor Taheri of Mazandaran university is for several months with some collegues and students detained in Babol’s Mati-Kala Prison without mediaattention. Reports say that he has a severe heart condition.
According to Daneshjou News Dr. Ali Akbar Soroush en Dr. Ahmad Miri, faculty members of Mazandaran’s University of Science and Technology had been arrested by the Intelligence Ministry and held in the same prison.
Mohsen Barzegar,Iman Sadighi,Moshfegh Samandari,Hossein jalil and Nima Nahvi are detained in inappropriate conditions and in the same prison. They have been charged with acting against national security and propaganda against the regime.
source: RAHANA

Journalist and Time correspondent Reza Rafiee Forushani is together with other prisoners in May transferred from Evinprison to Rajaei-Shahrprison in Karaj.
Currently he is detained with Davood Soleimani, Masoud Bastani, Ahmad Zeidabadi and Mehdi Mahmoudian without having used a prison leave.
The court rulings for these political prisoners do not include exile to Rajaei-Shahr prison.
source: RAHANA

Badrossadat Mofidi, secretary of Journalists Trade Union who was arrested on December 29, 2009 is released against a bail from $100.000.
Writer Javad Mahzadeh who was arrested October 21, 2009 and later was sentenced to 4 years in prison,has requested a prison leave from prison officials on numerous occasions but this request is always rejected.

Foreign Policy publishes an interview with Azar Nafisi about the cultural crisis in Iran and why the west is wrong.
Also in Foreign Policy an article about Iran creating an Iron Curtain online.

The Iranian state-television has aired a video from Shahram Amiri, who went missing about a year ago during a pilgrimage trip to Saudi Arabia.
ABC reported in March this year that Amiri had defected to the United States, but Iran says that Amiri was kidnapped by USA.
source: rferl.org

enduring america

Iran in de 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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