Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Iran: protest May 23, 2012

May 22 were 3 people hanged in Adelabadprison in Shiraz.
Their names are "Z.R.", A.A." and "H.A.". They were convicted for keeping and carrying of 2 kilograms of heroin, 32 kilograms and 309 grams of heroin and 4 kilograms and 900 grams of crack respective.
Including these executions Iranian authorities executed since May 15 2012 58 people. 35 of these executions are confirmed by official Iranian sources, while 23 executions (16 in Yazd and 7 in Rasht) have been reported by unofficial sources

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) reports that on May 21 in Rejai Shahr Prison in Karaj political prisoner Mansour Radpour, 41 has died in jail and that a preliminary examination points at cerebral hemorrhage as the cause of death. Five years ago he was arrested and charged with having sympathy for the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran.
He was sentenced to three years in jail for “activities against national security through collaboration with the PMOI”. After that time was served, he was handed another five-year prison sentence.
HRANA reported also that he was foltered and in bad physical condition.

More then 100 people were arrested near the cities of Tabriz and Urmia at new mass protests for the drying out Lake Urmia .
Last year similar events took place in the same cities. Then too, dozens of Azerbaijani activists were arrested and punished.The area of Lake Urmia is about 6000 square kilometres. During bird migration the lake becomes their temporary haven. Due to prolonged drought what happens in the Urmia shallows, affects the flora and fauna of the surrounding region.
source: freedomessenger

Thee Education Under Fire campaign released a new video to raise awareness for the Baha’i Institute for Higher Education (BIHE) and the six Baha’i prisoners of conscience detained for teaching at this community-organized university.

source: International Campaign for Human Rights


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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