Thursday, March 22, 2012

Iran: more

Article on Iranians in diaspora and the exposing of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC). By cynically exploiting Iranian-Americans’ deepest fears and by misrepresenting the community’s true aspirations, NIAC promotes an Iran policy agenda that shortchanges both Iranians and Americans.
source: freedomessenger

In the interim report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran,the Secretary General Ban Ki-moon regretted the country’s continued lack of cooperation with UN mechanisms, especially with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran.
The report can be found here (pdf).

Narges Mohammadi, deputy director of the Defenders of Human Rights Center (DHRC) who on March 5th in appeal was sentenced to 6 years in prison told International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that she will not request a pardon as all DHRC activities were based on the laws of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The now banned Defenders of Human Rights Center was founded by Shirin Ebadi, Abdolfattah Soltani, Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, Mohammad Seifzadeh, and Mohammad Sharif.

In Persepolis, province Fars celebrated more then 5000 people Nowrouz.
This was the first time in the history of the Islamic Republic that Norooz was celebrated on this historical site.


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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