Friday, July 02, 2010

Iran: further

Reporters without Borders opened in Paris the first “Anti-Censorship Shelter for foreign journalists, bloggers and dissidents who are refugees or just passing through, where they can learn how to circumvent Internet censorship, protect their electronic communications and maintain their anonymity online.
Reporters without Borders and the Communication Securitycentre XeroBank joined in developing high-speed anonymity services, including encrypted email and web access, available free of charge to those who user the Shelter.
By connecting to XeroBank through a Virtual Private Network (VPN), their traffic is routed across its gigabit backbone network and passes from country to country mixed with tens of thousands of other users.
The Shelter is open 10 a.m. tot 6 p.m. Monday to Friday. Anyone wanting to use it should make a reservation by sending an email to
The Shelter could not have been created without the support of the Paris city hall.

Khosrow Boukani, a laboractivist and boardmember of Coordinating Committee to Help Form Labor Organizations is sentenced by the Oroumiyeh Revolutionary Court to 2 years in prison.
source: HRHI

July 1 is humanrights activist Narges Mohammadi, vice-president of the Defenders of Human Rights Center been released against a bail of $50,000 .
June 10 she was arrested.
source: HRHI

De studentenaktivist Seyyed Zia Nabavi, spokesman of Right to Education Council, has suffered a nervous breakdown and is in critical condition.
He lost his speech ability for a few hours and his bloodpressure dropped. After he was taken to the prisonhospital, the doctors said that the attacks could lead to a complete failure of the immunesystem.
He was arrested June 15, 2009 and spent 98 days in isolation. Till now his family was not allowed to visit him.The judge set a bail from $500.000, which his family can't afford.
Also the judge recently told Nabavi’s family that they should not prepare the bail money and if they fail to abide, he will increase the amount from $500,000 $800,000.
source: HRHI

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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