Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Iran: Turns, May 29, 2012

ISNA reports that next spring Iran can take four zero's of its currency and rename it. The Central Bank advised the Iranian parliament. The name Rial will also be changed. The Bank proposed the names Daric, a name used during the Achaemenid dynasty, Noor or Toman.
source: en.trend.az

The writer and translator Manijeh Najm Eraghi was Sunday arrested to serve a prisonsentence from a year.
August 2010 she was arrested  and later sentenced to one year in prison for membership of Iranian Writers’ Association, mailing of announcements and gathering for the assassinated writers Mohammad Mokhtari and Mohammad Jaffar Pouyandeh.
May 21 another member of Iranian Writers Association, Fariborz Rais Dana was arrested. Dana was also sentenced to one year in jail for membership in the writers’ association and for giving interviews.
source: radiozamaneh.com

A senior commander of the Revolutionary Guards said that Iranian forces are operating in Syria as allies from Assad. He said this in an interview with ISNA, but they  subsequently removed it from its website.
The Syrian army last week killed in the city of Houla, Syria 108 people, 32 of them children.
He also said that without the presence of IRGC in Syria , the massacre of people would have happened on a much larger scale.
Sources say that this is the first time that an Iranian official openly admits the presence of Iranian forces in Syria.
source: freedomessenger

The spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry warned that pressuring Tehran with further sanctions while international talks on the Iranian nuclear program are under way could jeopardize chances of reaching an agreement. The West is concerned that uranium enriched to 20 percent, could quickly be turned into more highly enriched uranium for a nuclear weapon. Iran rejects this.
source: rferl.org


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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