Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Iran: more

Januar 30th is in the prison of Zanjan a man hanged.
Fars newsagency reported that the not named man was sentenced for drugstrafficking.
source: iranhr.net

Human Rights Watch stated that Iran immediately has to release dozens of union and labouractivists who recently were arrested.
Safety agents arrested yesterday the labouractivist Ali Akhavan in his house in Tehran. In recent weeks there was a crackdown on labouractivists.
Among them are Mohammad Jarahi, Shahrokh Zamani, Sheys Amani, Sharif Saedpanah and Mozafar Salehnia.
source: hrw.org, iranbriefing.net

Student activist and journalist Mohsen Sanatipour from Ferdowsi University in Mashhad and secretary of Allameh Group of the university, is sentenced to one year in prison.
The sentence is served to his lawyer last week and the judge summoned him to begin serving his sentence.
source: iranhumanrights.org

In recent days 4 IRGC-commandanders died without the usual condolences to their families from Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, he did however send his condolences to Ali Fadavi, commander of the IRGC naval forces, whose father recently died.
Guard chief Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari and former IRGC chief Major General Yahya Rahim-Safavi, even did not attend the memorials.
The four who had apparently fallen from grace are Mansoor Torkan 50, Dr. Vafa Ghaffarian 52, Ahmad Sayyafzadeh 55, and Abbas Mohri, 52.
The last years more commanders of IRGC died.
source: iranbriefing.net

Iran launched a satellite broadcast aimed at Spanish speakers worldwide, the name is HispanTV.
Since last year there were test-broadcasts.
Iran has already Arabic, Turkish, French and Urdu satellitebroadcasts. Also PressTV had a London office till January.
source: rferl.org

More then 2000 people mensen of Iran’s film community undersigned a petition against the Iranian government’s decision to ban the House of Cinema,.
Website Kaleme published the petition. Among the signatories are Majid Majidi, Kamal Tabrizi, Manouchehr Mohammadi, Ebrahim Hatami-Kia, Niki Karimi, Leila Hatami, Parviz Parastooei, Atila Pesyani and Shahab Hosseini.
source: en.irangreenvoice.com

Last week an EU economic advisor said the Islamic republic still has several billions in Euros stashed in banks in Europe.
Farsnews reported that Iran had withdrawn all of its money from European banks.
According to the advisor Iran has funds deposited in accounts in Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain, Greece and Switzerland.
source: iranbriefing.net


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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