Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Iran: more July 17, 2012

In the prison of Kerman were July 16 three men hanged.
The not identified men were convicted for rape.
source: iranhr.net

In an interview with International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran told the mother of detained blogger and cleric Arash Honarvar Shojaee, that her son is in bad health .Shojaee started a hungerstrike on June 30 to protest his situation.
He has been sentenced to four years in prison, 50 lashes, $800 in cash fines, and lifetime defrocking as a cleric on charges of espionage, propaganda against the regime, acting against national security, and disrespecting the clergy.
According to his mother he was healthy before he was arrested, now he suffers from epilepsy, doctors determined that this is because, while he was in solitary confinement, the beatings and tortures he was subjected to.
source: iranhumanrights.org

Iranian authorities can be creative in their attempts to counter Western symbols. Bassij commander Naghdi of the bassij opened an exhibition of art by bassij by cutting keffiyehs tied end-to-end instead of cutting ribbon.
The keffiyeh was worn by many Iranian soldiers in the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq conflict and became a symbol of that war. Nowadays colorful keffiyehs have also become a popular fashion item among Iranian young people.
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.

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