Friday, July 16, 2010

Iran: Loud bang

Two suicidebombings in Zahedan, province Sistan-e-Baluchestan Thursdaynight took the lives of at least 20 people and wounded dozens of others.
PressTV reports that 27 people were killed.
Most people died at the second blast while people came to help the victims.The blast occurred in front of a mosque.
CNN reports that the bombings were claimed by the group Jondullah.
source: CNN, PressTV

According to the New York Times Iranian scientist Shahram Amiri had been providing information for the Central Intelligence Agency inside Iran for several years,
NYT was informed that Amiri gave details about an university in Tehran which covert for the country’s nuclear efforts.
source: New York Times

The strike at the Tehran Bazaar began its second week. It started initially among the gold and silvertraders in Tehran, but spreaded to other cities.
The strike, the second at the bazaar to protest government policies since the 1979 revolution, began last week after the government proposed a 70 percent income tax increase and has continued even after the government lowered the planned increase to 15 percent.
Websites report that also the bazaars in Isfahan and Tabriz are closed.
The economy has been very bad, and the merchants do not think that the taxes should increase at all.
Videos of the security atmosphere in the Bazaar.
source: NewYork Times,

According to reports of Kermanshah Association of Electrical and Metal Workers, some 100 workers of Parhoon Design Construction Company in Sanandaj went in strike to demand payment of their backwages of 4 months.

During a meeting with professors of Tarbiat Modares university did Mir Hossein Mousavi among other things say:"we believe that deceit, oppressions, and lawlessness undermine the legitimacy of the Islamic system and the promises by the Quran, the stories and an analysis of the events of Karbala and Ashura reveal that oppression will not remain.”

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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