Saturday, July 14, 2012

Iran: more July 14, 2012

Human Rights Watch urged Iranian authorities to stop immediately the mistreatment of two imprisoned journalists.
Mohammad Sadigh Kaboudvand is serving a prisonsentence of 10 ½ years. In March he started a hungerstrike to protest the denial of his repeated requests to visit his son, who suffers a bloodcondition.
Bahman Ahmadi-Amoui, a journalist of numerous reformist publications, who is serving a prisonsentence of 5 years in the same ward, was transferred to a prison in Karaj on June 12, as punishment for marking the anniversary of the death of another hunger-striking prisoner.

Azerbaijan poets Farid Huseynzade, 23 and Shahriyar Hajizade, 21 were arrested May 3 when they returned from a festival in Tabriz . Since then,  the foreign ministy in Baku sent five formal notes requesting an explanation to Tehran.
In a telephonecall with familymembers they told that they are accused of entering the country illegally, while Iran media reports suggest they might have been spying for Israel.

The manager of SAFRA announced Friday that on July 23 the largest Iranian made oil tanker will be launched.

Cartoon 15 Larijani, the farmer


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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