Saturday, August 11, 2012

Iran: protest August 11, 2012

Research by International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran revealed that currently 28 Kurdish political and security prisoners are sentenced to death in the prisons of Sanandaj, Orumiyeh, Semnan, Rajaee Shahr, and Saghez.
Seventeen of these individuals have received finalized death sentences and 11 have been sentenced to death at their trials in lower courts, and are now awaiting appeals.
The names those sentenced to death are:
1) Habibollah Latifi, 2) Rashid Akhkandi, 3) Mostafa Salimi, 4), Shirkoo Moarefi, 5) Habibollah Golparipour, 6) Zanyar Moradi, and 7) Loghman Moradi.
10 other individuals are also sentenced to death in one case on charges of “membership in a Salafist religious group”. All have been sentenced to death and their sentences have been upheld.
The names of the 11 individuals who have been sentenced to death and are awaiting the appeals court decision are:
1) Samkoo Khorshidi, 2) Sirvan Nazhavi, 3) Ebrahim Isapur, 4) Razgar (Habib) Afshari, 5) Ali Afshari, 6) Houshang Rezaei, 7) Reza Esmaeeli, 8) Behrouz Alkhani, 9) Seyed Sami Hosseini, 10) Seyed Jamal Mohammadi, and 11) Bakhtiar Memari.
Familymembers of Fakhreddin Faraji, Changiz Ghadamkheir, and Shouresh Rezaei, who were arrested at armed clashes have been informed that they be charged with “moharebeh” and will be sentenced to death.

Unionactivist and member of Council for the Establishment of Labor Unions, Shahrokh Zamani,47 who is imprisoned in Tabriz and is sentenced to 11 years in prison, had been transferred for unknown reasons to the unit with dangerous criminals.

August 6th protested more then 40 employees of Larestan Communication Company at the governor’s offices. The workers were protesting changes in their contracts from full time to part time.
August 3 more then 500 preschoolteachers and temporary instructors at vocational and technical colleges protested at parliament. The instructors were protesting their expulsion from the ministry of education while the main demand of the preschool teachers was to become employees of the ministry of education. The protesting instructors and preschool teachers have ten years of teaching experience.
source: iranlaborreport

Iran plans to join those nations which abandon the internet, for their intranet.
The head of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology said on a conference at Amir Kabiruniversity that the WWW is unthrustworthy and in the hands of one or two nations.
He also said that the country's government ministries and state bodies will go offline this September as part of an effort to protect national intelligence.

weekly cartoon 14


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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