Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Iran: data

A number of the political prisoners at Rejaie Shahr prison in Karaj wrote a letter to President Lula da Silva of Brasil, who offered asylum to Sekineh Mohammadi Ashtiari to save her from being stoned to death.
In this letter they write about his activities as leader of the shoemakersyndicate in coordination with other Brazilian workers federations and the struggle for the improvement of the rights of the Brazilian masses, especially advancement of labor rights and conditions.
They ask him to use his influence to free the imprisoned laboractivists in Iran.
Among the undersigned are: M. Osanloo, member of the IFT,H. Tabarzadi, member of the IDF,R. Bodaghi, member of the IEO, R. Rafie, member of the IJF,E. SaharKhiz, member of the IJF.
source: iranlaborreport.com

August 23 about 100 workers of Hormozgan Steel Complex in south-Iran protested for not having received 3 months of backwages of 300 workers.
The complex is located near Bandar Abbas and employs a thousand workers. The authorities promised to pay the workers’ wages in 15 days.
source: iranlaborreport.com

The StreetJournalist publishes a report, originally from Gozaar about humanrightsabuse in Iran during June/July 2010.

According to website SahamNews, the official website of Etemad-Melli Party (National Trust Party), Mehdi Karroubi visited yesterday Mohammad Reza Jalaipour who is released from prison.
During the visit Jalaipour informed Karroubi about conditions for political prisoners in prison.
source: droi.wordpress.com

According to a report of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty a record number of people visited the website of Radio Farda since the presidential election last year.
Last month visited more then 4,3 million visitors the website.
More then 13 million webpages were viewed and visitors downloaded more than a million hours of audio programming.
source: rferl.org

enduring america

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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