Friday, January 18, 2013

Iran: January 18, 2013

On January 17, 2013 humanrightslawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was granted a 3-day prisonleave from Evinprison.
Her mother died recently and under Iranian law a prisoner has the legal right to demand a 3-day furlough when a family member dies.

January 17th is member of the Daftar-e Tahkim-e Vehdat (Office for Strengthening Unity), student and women’s rights activist Bahareh Hedayat temporarily released against a bail of 700 million toman from Evinprison. The release is on the condition of refusing to grant any interviews, refraining from being present at political gatherings or taking part in any political activities.
If she holds to these conditions, her furlough for medical attention would be extended.

The Association of Iranian Car Manufacturers has warned the Environment Organization that using gasoline that is 35 percent methanol can be harming people and can also cause car fires.
The Iranian Oil Ministry announced a plan to produce gasoline that is 35 percent methanol.
Because of the economical sanctions the Oil Ministry has charged its petrochemical complexes with producing gasoline. Iran’s oil refineries only produce about 50 percent of the needed gasoline.


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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