Thursday, February 21, 2013

Iran: pressure February 21 2013

February 20 is a man hanged in Arak.
The official judiciary website in Markazi province reports that the unnamed man (23) was convicted for kidnapping and abuse of a 15-year-old boy.
Iranian statemedia also reported that in the near future 4 men in Karaj will he executed in public for raping a girl.
Iran Human Rights (IHR) believes that the number of executions will increase as we approach the June 2013 Presidential elections.

Human Rights Activists News Agency reports that humanrightslawyer Mohammad Seifzadeh is sentenced to 6 years in prison. Seifzadeh who is serving a prisonsentence of 2 years in Rajaei Shahr prison was recently hospitalised for kidney problems.

International Campaign for Human Rights reports that blogger Kaveh Taheri of Shiraz was arrested on 23 September 2012 on charges of "acting against national security" and “creating public anxiety in the virtual space.”
After his arrest, when security agents discovered his EuroNews reporter ID card, charges of “reporting for the news agency” and “collaborating in the production of a documentary film” were added.
Taheri is imprisoned in Adelabad Prison in Shiraz .


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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