Monday, March 05, 2012

Iran: numbers

Yearreport 2011 on the deathpenalty in Iran.
After the elections in 2009 began an executionwave which is still going on with high frequency .
In 2011 676 people were executed, only 416 executions were announced by the Iranian authorities
65 people were executed in public.

Humanrightslawyer Abdolfattah Soltani, who was arrested in September 2011 has been sentenced to 18 years in prison and exile to the city Borazjan and a 20-year ban from practicing law.
The charges were “propaganda against the regime,” “co-founding the Defenders of Human Rights Center [with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi]” and “assembly and collusion against the regime.” In addition he was charged with “accepting an illegal prize” and “illegal earnings” stemming from the prize.
In 2009 he received The Nuremberg Prize for humanrights.
source: HRHI

Iranian authorities claim high turnouts at the elections, they announced a more than 64% turnout, but on statetelevision it was first said that there was a turnout of 34%.
Mehrnews reported that 373,000 people were eligible to vote in Ilamprovince. The same newsagency reported that 380,000 had voted there. Mehr later amended the figure on its website to 280,000.
Early returns from the parliamentary polls show candidates closest to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei taking a majority of the 290 seats in the legislature.
source: freedomessenger,


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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