Saturday, April 21, 2012

Iran: more

PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee has issued a statement, demanding the immediate release of imprisoned translator, author and editor of websute U24, Mohammad Soleimaninia.
He was arrested in January 2012 and kept incommunicado for 2 months.April 2 he started a hungerstrike to protest his situation.
Reporters Without Borders alse demanded his release on April 12.

In Qom is pro-opposition cleric Masoud Adib arrested.
Website Jaras reports that agents of Qom’s Intelligence Bureau arrested him on April 18. They searched his home and confiscated his personal belongings.
In 2009 he was arrested along with many others following the funeral of deceased Grand Ayatollah Montazeri.

Singer of protestsongs and director of Cultural Committee of the Human Rights Activists Group in Iran, Amir Ehsan Tehrani Sekhavat is imprisoned in Ward 350 of Evin prison in Tehran. He is convicted for membership of a humanrights organization and propagation against the establishment.
According to reports of Kalame he was arrested in March 2010 during the mass arrests of human rights activists in Iran. April 8, 2011 he was sentenced to one year in prison.


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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