Monday, September 06, 2010

Iran: cruel

President Ahmadinejad said in an interview with Dutch television that Iran does not recognize dual citizenship.
Zahra Bahrami is an Iranian citizen and will be tried like one.
The Dutch embassy will not be allowed to visit her.
Bahrami is accused of moharebeh and drugstrafficking. She can be sentenced to death for these charges.
The interview will be broadcast tonight at 22.25.

Yesterday individuals wrote insulting slogans on the store front of Bahá’í citizen Soroosh Garshasbi in Tankabon (Mazandaran).
These slogans said ” Death to the Israeli Bahai” and ” Death to the Bahai Israeli spy”. Soroosh Garshasbi has spent some time in jail.
The pressure on the bahais in Mazandaran province is increasing.
source: HRHI

According to a RAHANAreporter Abdolreza Ali Hagh Nejad(Mathews) a Christian pastor and resident of Bandar Anzali is arrested.
Agents of the Ministry of Information searched his house and transferred him to an unknown location.
source: HRHI

On the evening of the attack on Karroubi's house Hadi Shirpour and his wife, who wanted to visit Karroubi, were beaten up by the basij.
The basij pulled Mrs. Shirpour’s chador (Islamic cover) and started beating.
Police forces detained them and they have both been transferred to the Evin Prison.
source: HRHI

Kamel Shablooie, Bashir Chartaagh, and Behrooz Aalkhani from Salmas and Akbar Akbarloo from Khoy city, were arrested and charged with "activities against the state".
After interrogation they were transferred to the central prison in Orumieh and due to the existence of torture marks on their bodies, until their disappearance they are being kept in solitary confinement.
This is eight months ago and these political prisoners have been barred from visitations and making phone calls. Their familymembers say that the authorities have been denying having them in their custody.
Reports say that August 31, , Mohsen Beikvand who repeatedly was tortured had been murdered by prisonguards in ward 6 of hall 16 in Rajai Shahr prison .
In June 2010 he was transferred to an isolationcell in Rajai Shahr prison and prisonauthorities directly issued an order to other prisoners to murder Beikvand.
The murder of prisoners by other prisoners is commonly organized and directed by prison authorities.
In June a video was releassed by HRANA revealing the torture of Beikvand while in prison.Beikvand had broken legs and his body was also burned while under torture.

Loes Bijnen wrote an article about the Rajae Shahr prison, which is publishrd on the site Enduring America.

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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