Saturday, June 30, 2012

Iran: more June 30, 2012

De International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran and 12 other ngo's called on leading tech companies including Apple, Google, Yahoo, Oracle and Go Daddy in a letter to stop blocking internet technology to citizens living in repressive countries like Iran. These industry leaders are denying citizens of Iran, Syria, Sudan and Cuba internet communication services that help promote fee expression.
The undersigners are: Access, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Center for Rights/Fight for the Future, Council of the Americas, Cuba Study Group, International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, National Iranian American Council, New America’s Foundation’s Open Internet Tools Project, New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, Syrian American Council, The Tor Project, United4Iran, and Witness.

Economic analist and member of Iranian Writers’ Association Fariborz Raisdana who is in prison for over a month, is facing a deterioration of his health condition.
His wife says that due to poor prison treatment and conditions and his high age his health is deteriorating.
He suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure. May 21 he was arrested to serve his one year prisonsentence in ward 350 of Evinprison.

23 Iranian provinces are currently affected by dust storms. Dust storms descend on other affected provinces from the deserts and dried-up ponds of neighboring countries, including Iraq.
Hormozgan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Yazd, and Kerman are the most affected provinces.

weekly cartoon 10


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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