Thursday, June 03, 2010

Iran: closer

Ayatollah Khamanei pardoned 81 political prisoners.
The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran welcomes this positive sign, but says that this gesture amounted to an explicit admission that the prisoners had been wrongfully prosecuted, and called for the immediate release of approximately 450 other prisoners convicted or sentenced on the basis of their political beliefs.

Amjad (Hazhir) Kordnejad and Jamal Rahmati,two students at the university of Tehran, are missing for two days.
May 31 they were last seen, police has so far refused to accept the responsibility for their arrests.
Both are social sciences students.
Kordnejad was already arrested once, in December 2009, but he is free on bail.
Kordnejad is a Kurd of the city Saghez and a final year sociology student at Tehran University.
source: RAHANA

Blogger and humanrightsactivist Hossein Ronaghi Maleki,told his family in a short telephonecall that he remains in dire physical condition in a solitary cell in Tehran’s Evin prison.
According to a RAHANA reporter his voice shaked when he spoke and his family is very worried.
source: RAHANA

Mehdi Boutorabi, co-founder of Persian Blog service, was arrested March 14.
June 1 his family announced they had been contacted from Evin prison to submit bail for his release.
He is released against a bailbond of $50.000.
source: RAHANA

May 30 the hearing against student Arash Nouri was held and June 1 he is sentenced to 6 years in prison and 74 lashes.
The verdict consists of 5 years in prison for collusion and conspiracy (Act 610) and 1 year in prison plus 74 lashes for disrupting the order (Act 618).
Noury was arrested February 8, 2010 and released on bail March 17.
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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