Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Iran: fixation

In the prison of Shahrud were December 26th five men hanged.
The official site of the Iranian judiciary in Semnan reports that they were convicted of drug trafficking, their names are H. B. from Gonbad, H. B. from Bojnord, H. R. from Esfrain, A. S. from Teheran and A. M. from Hashtrud.

Yesterday at a shootout in Kurdistan province one member of basij and five members of PJAK have been killed.
Fars newsagency reports that several PJAKmembers were wounded in the incident.

The Iranian official who during the weekend said that if Sakineh Ashtiani could not be stoned she will be hanged, has said that he was misquoted.
Sunday he said during an interview with Fars newsagency that if there were no facilities to carry out the stoningsentence, the verdict can be changed to hanging.
He now says that he was misinterpreted and that this case is following its normal course in line with the law.
source: AFP

The United States renewed its calls to Iran to release the alleged spy Amir Mirzai Hekmati. Hekmati confessed on television that he was a spy for the CIA.
His trial started on Tuesday.
The blog Nationalpost writes that the prosecutor will seek the deathsentence.

An Iranian top naval commander told that it is easier than drinking a glass of water to shut the Persian Gulf to stop the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf.
Tehran threathened to close it if the economic sanctions are tightened.
source: reuters


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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