Saturday, March 03, 2012

Iran: early returns

Early returns from Iran's parliamentary election show that President Ahmadinejad will be defeated by his conservative opponents.
Mehr Newsagency reported that former President Khatami voted in Damavand.
Khatami announced before that reformists could take part in the elections only if political prisoners were released, including the opposition leaders who’ve been held under house arrest.
The Islamic Iran Participation Front and the Mujahedin of the Islamic Revolution, as well as nationalistic-religious groups and the Freedom Movement boycotted the election.
Website Jaras reported that the reformists did not participate in the election.Mohammad Khatami, Abdollah Nouri, Mohammad Mousavi Khoveiniha, Gholamhossein Karbaschi and a number of other reformists were listed by Jaras as non-participants.
The sister of president Ahmadinejad, who is a member of Tehran's municipal council,did fail to win a seat in the elections.


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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