Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Iran: more

Ahmed Jannati, the head of Iranian Guardian Council is in Iran the principal butt of jokes.
Jannati, who is in his mid- eighties, is already 30 years one of the keyrolefigures in Iran.
He is one of the hardliners and since he is Chairman of the Guardian Council he played an an active role in banning any attempt at political reform and disqualifying reformist and liberal election candidates.

New gouvernment rules say that all new employees have to present permits showing that they have gone through Quran lessons in addition to the anticipated lessons.
Employees who not have such a permit, have to go through Quran fluency lessons and then go to work.
source: freedomessenger

ISNA wrote that a prosecutor in Malayer said that since beginning of this Iranian calendaryear, 372 people have been sentenced in court for illegal watching of satellite-tv.
He said that they are to ban satellitechannels, the internet, indecent CD’s and other satellite equipment that threatens families and measures have to also be taken regarding the correct culture for cellphone use.
source: freedomessenger

Petrochemical workers in Mashahr showed that it is possible to win a major labor battle even in these times of plant closures and mass lockouts.
January 22 Project-Based Labor Force Council” announced in a statement that they changed the name in Project-Based Labor Force Union and pledges to organize engineers, technicians, and skilled as well as unskilled technical workers involved in industrial/oil related activities.
A large number of workers from Shomal Industrial Plantation Company gathered January 4th to protest the plant closure.
source: iranlaborreport


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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