Friday, November 25, 2011

Iran: more

November 24 were 11 prisoners hanged in the prison of Shiraz.
The men were not identified.According to the official web site of the Iranian judiciary in Fars province,the men were convicted of drug trafficking.
The trials were held behind closed doors and were not confirmed by an independent source.

Since June Bahai Farhood Eshtiyagh is detained without a warrant and according to the Human Rights House of Iran he is held in Mashadd prison after 4.5 months of detention. He is suffering from heart problems and Guuillain-Barre Syndrome.
He was granted prison visits only twice during this time.
source: HRHI

Azerbaijani writer and journalist Rafiq Tagi has died four days after being stabbed, in a hospital in Baku.
Taqi, a critic of the Azerbaijani government, neighbouring Iran and political Islam, was stabbed on November 19th, 7 times in front of his house.
After surgery he had been reported to be in satisfactory condition.

Iran's defense minister ruled out sabotage as the cause of a recent explosion at an ammunition depot.
According to a report by investigators there was no sabotage.
The explotion caused the death of 17 people.

The Dutch Foreign minister said Wednesday that he wants the EU to extend the sanctions to the central bank to stop certain types of money flows.
The EU agreed to sanction some 200 Iranian people, companies and organisations Tuesday.


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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