Friday, October 19, 2012

Iran: and on October 19th, 2012

In the Shahroud Prison were on 18 October 2 men hanged.
The men, named A. A. , charged for trafficking of more then 3,975 kilograms, and M. N. , charged of carrying and trafficking of 1,289 kilograms of heroin.

Kaleme website reports that detained humanrights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has started a hungerstrike.
Her husband said that they have had ongoing problems in terms of visits, summonses, threats, especially against the family. Since September 2010 Sotoudeh is imprisoned and her continual application for a furlough has been rejected by the authorities.
For more than 18 months, all political prisoners have been denied phone calls.

An official of one of Iran's largest house churches says that the recently arrested church members are tortured.Church of Iran councilmember Firouz Khandjani says that they are specially concerned about seven Christians of the church who were taken to prison on Friday October 12.
Its their impression that Iranian authorities are trying to make them confess to charges such as 'activities threatening the security of the state'.He spoke to BosNewsLife from an undisclosed location and said as many as 400 evangelical Protestant Christians were detained this month alone.
In Shiraz are these members of the Church of Iran arrested: the leader of the housechurch Mohammad Roghangir, known as 'Brother Vahid', Eskandar Rezaie, Bijan Haghighi, Mehdi Ameruni, Roxana Forughi and Shahin Lahooti.

Turkish media report that another gaspipeline to Iran exploded on October 18th near the town of Eleskirt, in Turkey's eastern province of Agri.
28 Turkish people were injured.

Turkye charged 11 people including two Iranian nationals for espionage.
Today's Zaman writes that they are suspected of selling confidential military papers. They all but one are imprisoned.
The 115-page indictment sais the defendants face charges of acquiring and selling confidential documents crucial to national security.


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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