Monday, July 26, 2010

Iran: violated

The journalist Issa Saharkhiz attended his one and a half hour trial today that took place behind closed doors in branch 15 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court.
He read a written statement, translated here.
In his letter he writes among other things that if the role in tortures at the prisons of prosecutor Mohseni Ezhei, who personally has beaten prisoners, is not investigated, he will take his case to international courts.
source: persian2english,

In an interview with International Camapaign for Human Rights in Iran, the mother of humanrightsactivist Shiva Nazar Ahari told about her daughter.
Shiva Nazar Ahari is already 10 months imprisoned in Evin prison.

The appeals court upheld the prisonsentence of 2 years of Mahdiyeh Golrou, a studentactivist at Allameh Tabatabei University.
It is unclear whether she also has to serve the one year suspended prison sentence she received one day before her detainment.
source: HRHI

The sister of imprisoned journalist Abdolreza Tajik was allowed to visit him for the first time since his arrest on June 12.
In an interview she told that her brother told her he was violated.
Parvin Tajik told that her brother was unable to tell what he meant by “violated during a meeting which took place through a telephone booth in the presence of prison officials".
She wants to investigate the case, but her efforts to follow up on her brother’s case over the past ten days have been fruitless.

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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