Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Iran: more 19 February 2013

Reliable sources told IHR that on February 12 prisoners will be executed in Shiraz. They all have been sentenced to death for drug-related charges.
IHR urges UN and the international community to help stop these executions.
source: iranhr.net

The psosecutor of Tehran has confirmed the fines and the deathsentences of four of the people accused in Iran’s $3-billion fraud case.
Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, the head of Amir Mansour Arya Company, Behdad Behzadi, the financial advisor, Iraj Shojai, the financial officer of Amir Mansour Arya Company en Saeed Kiyani Rezazadeh, the head of Ahvaz Bank of Saderat branch. They will be executed following the necessary legal procedures.

Committee of Human Rights Reporters reports that blogger(pen name Siamak Mehr) and political activist Mohammad Reza Pourshajarisuffered a heartattack on February 17th and was brought to the infirmery of Karaj Central prison. Pourshajari is sentenced to 4 years in prison. He has been taken to court 11 times and endured 7 months in solitary confinement.
He was tortured during interrogations.
source: chrr.biz

On February 12 Etela’at agents searched the house of bahai Nava Na’imis in Esfahan and arrested her. She is transferred to an unknown location.
source: iranbriefing.net

The fifth Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy will be held in Geneva. Humanrightsorganizations from Iran, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Sudan, Syria, and Tibet are gathered here.
Next week is the annual session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.
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.

Poster amnesty.nl

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