Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Iran: more

Iran has denied online reports that "clean internet" will start in August. Various reports say that the so-called interview with Communications Minister Reza Taghipour that was published this week is a hoax.
The ministry said this on the own website which itself was not accessible outside of Iran.
source: AFP, img.ibtimes.com

Tehrans prosecutor announced that several government officials and the board of Melli Bank and the Bank of Saderat have been accused in Iran’s recent $3-billion bank fraud.
The officemanager who worked under former Melli Bank CEO Mahmoudreza Khavari, was arrested. Other members of the bank’s management team are currently released on bail.
bron: iranbriefing.net

The head of Central Bank in Iran, Mahmoud Bahmani Monday has resigned, however the resignation was not accepted by senior government officials.
Bahmani decided to resign as parliament protested to what is called "nightly withdrawal" of money. He was summoned to the parliament over this.
The withdrawal of money from banks had been ordered by the government and a decision of 5-person committee. Because of  Clause 5 of the government decree, which allowed withdrawing money,the central bank director is stripped from authority.
bron: en.trend.az

Interview with humanrights activist and member of Mourning Mothers Mansoureh Behkish who has been dentenced to 4,5 years in prison.
source: persianbanoo.wordpress.com


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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