Sunday, June 29, 2014

Parents of Four Iranian Sunni Kurd Gathered in Front of Ghazalhesar Prison and Requested Everyone to Help for the Release of their children who are on death row - regime has transfered them from Rejaei Shahr prison to Ghazalhesar prison. Mother of Jamshid and Jahangeer Dehghani cry's and Father of Kamal Malaei and Hamed Ahmadi also said,their children did nothing but propagating for Sunni religion. These four political prisoners have already spent more than five years in prison.

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Reza Shahabi the Iranian Labor Leader on his 25th days of hunger strike!

The Iranian labor leader Reza Shahabi is on his 25th days of hunger strike in Rejaei Shahr prison and the prison chief threatened will throw him into solitary confinement and will close water on him.
The reason for his hunger strike is because he was transferred together with six other inmates from ward 350 in Evin prison to Rejaei Shahr prison.

Reza Shahabi is one of the leader of the Bus Drivers Union in Iran. Reza Shahabi has spent 5 years in prison and spent 19 months in solitary confinement and because of that he suffers from neck bone disc pain ,although he went through a six hours of operation but still suffers from that because he should be on hospital bed than staying in solitary confinement in prison .
Reza Shahabi's is a labor leader in Iran and he is advocating for the rights of Iranian labor /workers and  his health is in great danger , do anyone care?
If yes, support Reza Shahabi's cause, and for his and all other Iranian workers rights in Iran.


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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Political Prisoner Latif Hasani on his 36 Days of Hunger Strike !

According to News Latif Hasani the Iranian political prisoner from Azarbayjan - Tabriz city is on his 36 days of hunger strike. According to his family because of the hunger strike he can't stand on his feet and his health is in great danger. He had lost 15 kilos and now weighs 56 kilos. His wife Ms Azam Piry complained against her husbands transfer from Karaj city prison to Tabriz city prison which makes it hard for family to visit him because of the distance.

He has been in Tabriz prison for a year now. Ms Piry said one of the reason for my husbands hunger strike is because the prison authorities don't separate political prison from criminals. She added: In the past also my husband was arrested and detained ( 2010) and he was kept in solitary confinement for seven months and he was kept on his feet for 13 days day and nights  and when he was released from Tabriz prison he had heart attack due to torture .
The other reason for his hunger strike is because he demanded for his transfer to Karaj city where his family live and regime agents to end harassing political prisoners family members.


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Iran: Execution of juvenile offenders breaches international law – Pillay

GENEVA (26 June 2014) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay expressed concern Thursday about the large number of executions in Iran since the beginning of this year, calling on the authorities to halt, in particular, the imminent execution of a juvenile offender.
“The imminent execution of Razieh Ebrahimi has once again brought into stark focus the unacceptable use of the death penalty against juvenile offenders in Iran,” Pillay said. Ebrahimi was convicted of killing her husband when she was 17 years old. She was married to him at the age of 14, gave birth to a child when she was 15, and says she was subjected to domestic violence.
“Regardless of the circumstances of the crime, the execution of juvenile offenders is clearly prohibited by international human rights law,” Pillay added. “Judgements imposing the death penalty on people under the age of 18 and the implementation of such judgements are manifestly incompatible with Iran’s international obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.”
“I urge the Iranian authorities to halt the execution of Razieh and all other juvenile offenders,” Pillay said.
Another juvenile offender, 17-year-old Jannat Mir, an Afghan boy, was hanged in April in Isfahan prison, in central Iran, for drug-related offences. He reportedly had no access to a lawyer or consular services, raising concerns about whether fair trial standards were observed in his case and those of five other Afghans executed along with him for similar offences.
Pillay expressed alarm at the large number of juvenile offenders who reportedly remain on death row in Iran. According to information gathered by the UN Human Rights Office from reliable sources, some 160 people are reportedly on death row for crimes they committed when they were under the age of 18.
The High Commissioner also condemned the execution of a number of political prisoners – at least six since the beginning of this year. Four others -- Hamed Ahmadi, Kamal Malaee, Jahangir Dehghani and Jamshed Dehghani -- all members of the Kurdish community, are at imminent risk of execution. They were convicted in 2010 on charges of Moharebeh (enmity against God) and Mofsid fil Arz, (corruption on earth) after trials that fell short of the international fair trial standards.
More than 250 people are believed to have been executed in Iran so far this year, with some sources suggesting a considerably higher figure. Most of the executions were carried out for drug-related offences, which do not meet the threshold of “most serious crimes” for which the death penalty may be applied in international law. At least 500 people are known to have been executed in 2013, including 57 in public.
Pillay urged Iran to immediately impose a moratorium on all executions, with a view to abolishing the death penalty.


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Sunday, June 22, 2014

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Iranian Journalist Fatemeh Jamal pour reporter for "Shargh" newspaper arrested and spent six hours in detention !

Under Islamic regime in Iran Women are not allowed to watch the soccer/volleyball ... games in stadiums !???
Fatemeh Jamalpour is the Shargh newspaper reporter .

When she attended at the Azadi stadium on last Friday to cover report about women's protest in front of the entrance door of the stadium for not allowing them to watch the national volleyball game between Italy and Iran, she was beaten and arrested but released later.
After this event ,she wrote on her Facebook :
"When unexpectedly i received the first slap, the second Slap and the 3rd slap and while was beaten and pulled by 10 agents and plain cloths women to a van, i closed my eyes and thought it was all a dream or a nightmare, but it was a reality that happened today in front of the door of the Azadi Stadium ,where a volleyball game was going on between Italy and Iran."

"At 4:00 pm i got off from a taxi and went to cover the news about a peaceful protest of women in front of the door of Azadi stadium. The police pushed us toward the edge of the road and told us to leave the place , i showed my ID and i said ,i am a reporter , an agent who called himself from national security police ,told us , you must leave right now. The agent asked me to go with him , i said why and on what charges ? I am a reporter , but i was beaten , thrown into a van and spent six hours in detention ."
Police van and the plain cloths agents
16 other women were arrested just because through a peaceful means ,they were demanding for their civil rights. One report indicate more than 45 women are arrested at the stadium .
Women MP's like Alia ,Omrani and Akhavan :
believe women must stay at home and take care of their children and not to see volleyball game.


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A Young Iranian Girl's Fear for the Execution of Her Father through a painting !

Hamed Ahmadi is sentenced to death and his daughter Mahna Ahmadi shows her fear through a painting.
Why a little Iranian girl should think this way? Why? 

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Iranian Journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabaei is detained in Evin prison !

New round of attack on journalists .
1- Journalist Reyhaneh Tabatabaei -

is detained in Evin prison for alleged charges of " propagating against the Islamic state" and insulting Said Jalili and Ghalibaf ( Fundamentalist and conservative Presidential candidates of 2013) . She was also charged for her participation into the reformists presidential candidates in 2013. For these charges she is sentenced to six months in jail in Evin prison.

2- Journalist Saba Azarpeyk -
Its been one month since she was arrested and no one knows her whereabout .

3- Mehdi Khazali -
A writer and blogger and the son of Ayatollah Khazali . Mehdi Khazali is critical to the state . He is currently in Rejaei Shahr prison.

4- International award winning journalist Mashollah Shamsolvaezin-
Is summoned to Evin prison and is banned from leaving the country.


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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Although Won 1-0 ,Argentina National Soccer Team had hard time to score over Iranian National Team in Brazil World Cup !

A hundred Percent Penalty was denied to Iran by Referee ! 

Although Iranian national Soccer team lost 1-0 to Argentine but are satisfied with the result . Because they were playing with the world most powerful team . And Argentina's team only was able to score at the 92 minutes of the game. Iran had also a few goal making chance and a penalty which was denied to Iran when an Argentinian player made foul over Ashkan Dejagah .

The referee made big mistake not giving penalty to Iran. Our players showed to the world that Iranian Soccer team has changed a lot and could become dangerous for world professional teams.
Viva Iranian National Soccer Team and their portuguese Coach Carlos Queiroz.
Carlos Queiroz Portuguese Coach of Iranian National Soccer Team

Comment from Chicago Tribune :
"In the 56th minute, the Iranian side sought a penalty when Ashkan Dejagah went down inside the Argentina box on a controversial challenge by Argentine Pablo Zabaleta. But no penalty was called, enraging Iranian fans.
The game seemed destined to be a draw until Messi, who plays professionally with Barcelona, worked his magic in the 91st minute, in stoppage time, curling a shot with his left foot past the diving Iranian goal keeper and into the net from about 20 yards out. It was a deflating moment for the Iranian faithful."
Iranian Soccer Fan in Tehran Streets late Saturday night

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Iranian journalist Shamsolvaezin is summuned to Evin prosecutor's office and is banned from leaving the country !!!?????

ISNA reported-

Iranian international award winning journalist Masaolah Shamsolvaezin is being summoned to Evin prosecutors office and is banned to leave the country.

Shamsolvaezin said, I have received two summon from Evin prosecutor and they have asked me to attend in their office in three days if not i'll be arrested and detained.
After green movement shamsolvaezin was banned to leave the country but following years his ban was lifted and now again he is being banned to leave the country .
So, What has changed since Rohani's become the president?
Iranian people are getting frustrated of Government they elect but does nothing to protect citizens rights . 

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Rohani's Government doing nothing about Human Rights in Iran ....

According to a report by IRNA and Radio Zamaneh ,Public prosecutor of the city of Kerman announced its forces have arrested 11 cyber activists . These activists were sentenced in a kangaroo court from one to 11 years imprisonment. Yadollah Movahed the public prosecutor of the city of Kerman on Thursday said: These cyber activists were working on websites ,Facebook and were producing content for the opposition websites. The prosecutor did not mention about the name of those arrested in December last year but said, they were connected to the known " Narenji" website.
Nasim Nikmehr , Maliheh Nakhaei, Sara Sajadpour , Abas Vahedi, Aliasghar Honarmand, Alireza Vaziri,  Mohammad Hosein Mousazadeh are those arrested with regard to this website last year.
Narenji website was active about computer technology and it was very popular and received international awards.

Human rights violation continues under Hasan Rohani's Government . 
Rohani's Government main focuses are Sanction,Nuclear Energy talks, decrease tension between Islamic regime and western world  and improve the economic situation by selling more oil and bringing more revenue into the hands of corrupt Islamic regime officials.
Other than that, the violation of human rights under Islamic regime continues and as a result during Rohani's presidency 700 people were hanged , among them some minority political activists . currently there are close to 25 Iranian known journalists in prison and there are 1000 Iranian political prisoners who are mostly blogger or involved in human rights advocacy and ethnic rights.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Iran: Stop Hanging of Child Offender
Execution Set for Woman Convicted of Murdering Husband

(Beirut, June 19, 2014) – Iran’s judiciary should halt the execution of a woman convicted of murdering her husband when she was 17, Human Rights Watch said today. The woman, who has admitted to shooting her husband while he was asleep, was married at 14 and is the mother of a 6 year old. Authorities have announced that she is at imminent risk of execution. International law strictly prohibits the execution of child offenders.

Authorities arrested Razieh Ebrahimi – also referred to as “Maryam” in the local press – four years ago after she shot her husband in the head as he was sleeping and buried his body in the backyard, a source familiar with her case told Human Rights Watch. Ebrahimi, who is in prison in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, admitted guilt but expressed remorse. She said she snapped after several years of physical and verbal abuse by her husband.

“Every time an Iranian judge issues a death sentence for a child offender like Ebrahimi, he should remember he is in flagrantly violating his legal responsibilities to administer justice fairly and equitably,” said Joe Stork, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. “Iran’s judiciary should reverse its execution order of a battered child bride.”

A criminal court convicted Ebrahimi of murder and sentenced her to death. Iran’s judiciary rejected Ebrahimi’s request for a retrial despite the fact that she was under 18 when she committed the murder.

In early 2013, new amendments to the penal code went into effect, strictly prohibiting the execution of child offenders for certain categories of crimes, including drug-related offenses. No such prohibition exists, however, for children convicted of murder and a host of other crimes for which the punishments are fixed under Sharia law, including adultery and sodomy.

Under article 91 of the amended code, a judge may sentence a boy who is 15 or older or a girl who is 9 or older to death for these crimes if he determines that the child understood the nature and consequences of the crime. The article allows the court to rely on “the opinion of a forensic doctor or other means it deems appropriate” to establish whether a defendant understood the consequences of their actions.

Under Iranian law, in murder cases, the victim’s survivors retain the right to claim retribution in kind, to pardon the killer, or to accept compensation in exchange for giving up the right to claim retribution. The husband’s family has refused to pardon Ebrahimi.

A source familiar with Ebrahimi’s case told Human Rights Watch that prison authorities attempted earlier to carry out her execution, but when she informed them that she was 17 when she killed her husband they returned her to her cell. The source said that following recent changes to Iran’s penal code the lawyer requested a retrial from the Supreme Court on the basis that she had been under 18 and did not understand the consequences of her actions, but the court refused.

In an interview with an Iranian online magazine, Ebrahimi’s lawyer, Hassan Aghakhani, said that various branches of the Supreme Court have applied article 91 differently, and he hoped the judiciary could at the very least suspend his client’s execution until all branches of the court applied the article uniformly.

Since 2009, Iran has executed at least 10 child offenders, making it the country with the world’s highest number of child executions. In 2014 alone there have been at least three unofficial reports of authorities executing child offenders for murder and rape charges, despite increasing international and domestic pressure on Iran to end the practice. Human Rights Watch is investigating these cases to determine whether those executed were, in fact, child offenders.

Iran is one of only four countries known to have executed juvenile offenders in the past five years; the others are Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan, as well as Hamas authorities in Gaza. Iran is a state party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which bans execution of child offenders. Since 2010, numerous UN rights experts and bodies, including UN experts, the Human Rights Council, and the Human Rights Committee have strongly condemned Iran’s execution of child offenders.

In 2012 Human Rights Watch called on the Iranian government to amend its penal code to impose an absolute prohibition on the death penalty for child offenders. Human Rights Watch has also called on Iran’s judiciary to impose a moratorium on all executions in the country due to serious concerns regarding substantive and due process violations leading to the implementation of the death penalty. Human Rights Watch opposes the death penalty in all circumstances because it is an inherently irreversible, inhumane punishment.

Under the Iranian Civil Code girls can marry at 13 and boys at 15. They can marry younger with the consent of their legal guardians and a competent court. International human rights standards recommend 18 as the minimum age for marriage. Child marriages violate many human rights, including education, freedom from violence, reproductive rights, access to reproductive and sexual health care, employment, freedom of movement, and consensual marriage. The statements of the children and women Human Rights Watch has interviewed in several countries illustrate the profoundly detrimental impact on their physical and mental well-being, and their ability to live free of violence.

“Iran’s judiciary should prove its commitment to protecting children – the most vulnerable members of its population – by calling a halt to death sentences for child offenders,” Stork said.

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Islamic regime in Iran is going to execute Four more Iranian Sunni's !

Stop Execution of more Iranian ! 
For the last year alone more than 700 Iranian have been executed and this is since president Rouhani took office .
Just a few days ago regime has secretly executed to Arab-Iranian and now planning to execute / hang four more Iranian Sunnis.

They are : 
Hamed Ahmadi 
Kamal Malaei
Jamshid Dehghani
Jahangeer Dehghani

Family's of these prisoners are demanding regime to return their loved ones from Ghazal Hesar prison back to Rejaei Shahr prison.
Since their transfar to Ghazal Hesar prison ,these four prisoners are on hunger strike. 

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Despite Iraq crisis, Canada still isolates Iran

Britain to re-open embassy in Tehran but Canada isn't budging on its own mission

The Canadian Press Posted: Jun 17, 2014 4:45 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 17, 2014 4:56 PM ET

The Harper government is maintaining its unyielding isolation of Iran even as the United States and Britain explore how to enlist Tehran's help in defusing the Iraq crisis.
Britain says it will re-open its embassy in Tehran while the U.S. is looking at other possible areas of co-operation in an effort to stop the violent offensive by militants across Iraq.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the circumstances are right to re-open the embassy, which was closed in 2011 after it was attacked and ransacked.
Canada followed suit in 2012, shuttering its embassy in the Iranian capital and kicking out the country's diplomats.
A spokesman for Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada's relations with Tehran will remain severed until Iran can prove it is trustworthy.
Baird's office says Canada respects the decisions of its allies, but its position is rooted in principle.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Iran: Silence Over Prison Beatings
Evin Prison Attack Symptomatic of Judiciary’s Rights Failures 

(Beirut, June 17, 2014) – Iran’s judiciary should reveal the result of any investigation of the reports that prison guards severely beat several dozen political prisoners in Tehran’s Evin Prison in April 2014, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should discipline all those responsible for using unjustified force, regardless of rank or position. They should also immediately and unconditionally release anyone held for peacefully exercising their fundamental rights.

In a May 22 letter to Iranian judiciary officials responsible for the administration of the prison system, Human Rights Watch expressed concern about the credible reports of severe beatings in Ward 350 on or after April 17. Human Rights Watch requested information about any investigations of the attack or disciplinary action against prison officials. Iranian officials have not responded, and Human Rights Watch is not aware of any meaningful remedial action taken by the government.

“The Iran judiciary may be hoping that stonewalling will make the reports about mass beatings of prisoners go away, but the response is yet another damning indictment against a judiciary that has proven both unwilling and unable to administer justice,” said Joe Stork, deputy Middle East  director at Human Rights Watch. “Judicial officials owe these men and their families at least an acknowledgement that those who ordered and carried out these beatings will be punished.”

The beatings, which some officials have denied and others have characterized as clashes with prisoners who refused to obey orders, took place after security guards attempted to conduct a search for contraband. Sources familiar with the episode, including family members of the prisoners, told Human Rights Watch that dozens of security and prison guards ordered prisoners to vacate their rooms and brutally beat those who refused.

They said prison officials forced 30 or so prisoners to walk through the hallway as guards, who had lined up on both sides, punched, kicked, and beat them with batons, seriously injuring some of them. Some guards targeted the prisoners’ heads, while others aimed at their bodies, arms, and legs. 

The sources said that officials also punished at least 31 prisoners in other ways, including with prolonged solitary confinement and degrading and humiliating treatment. One, who was already facing a death sentence for his alleged ties to an opposition group, has subsequently been executed.

Among the 31 prisoners are prominent rights activists such as Abdolfattah Soltani, a defense lawyer; Mohammad Sedigh Kaboudvand, a Kurdish journalist and rights activist; Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, a labor rights activist; andSaeed Haeri, a member of the disbanded Committee for Human Rights Reporters.

The 27 others are: Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, Majid Asadi, Asadollah Hadi, Reza Akbari Monfared, Javad Fouladvand, Mehrdad Ahankhah, Asadollah Asadi, Soheil Arabi, Amir Ghazian, Mohammad Davari, Saeed Matinpour, Yashar Darolshafah, Mehdi Khodaei, Semko Khalghati, Soheil Babadi, Soroush Sabet, Ali Asgari, Davar Hosseini Vojdan, Arash Hampay, Behzad Arabgol, Mostafa Abdi, Mohammad Shojaei, Omid Behrouzi, Mostafa Rismanbaf, Mohammad Amin Hadavi, Houtain Dolati, and Esmaeil Barzegari.

On April 23, less than a week after the Ward 350 attack, Iran’s Judiciary announced it had removed Gholamhossein Esmaeili, the head of Iran’s Prisons Organization, from his position and assigned him to a post as head of Tehran’s judiciary. Iran’s Prisons Organization oversees the administration of the country’s prisons and operates under the authority of the judiciary. Judiciary authorities steadfastly denied any connection between Esmaeili’s removal and the beatings, however. 

On May 14, a government spokesman, Mohamed-Bagher Nobakht, said the government would investigate the episode. Since his announcement, however, other government officials, including Iran’s justice minister, have downplayed the scope and reach of such an investigation, and the prisoners and their families have not received any specific information about the status of the investigation or findings.

Since Human Rights Watch sent its letter, authorities have transferred at least 10 prisoners from Ward 350 to Rajai Shahr Prison, in the city of Karaj, 45 kilometers west of Tehran. After the April events, prison officials had transferred five of them – Monfared, Fouladvand, Hadi, Arabgol, and Savadjani – to solitary confinement cells in Ward 240 of Evin Prison. Authorities also arrested the brothers of Darolshafah and Haeri, but have since released them on bail.  

While it is not clear why authorities transferred several of the Ward 350 prisoners or arrested two of their family members, Human Rights Watch is concerned that some of these actions may have been retaliation for the April events. In its letter, Human Rights Watch expressed concern over harsh retaliatory and disciplinary measures, reminding authorities that both Iranian and international law provide guarantees of protection for the accused.

On May 31, Rajai Shahr Prison authorities executed Savadjani, who had been under a death sentence on the charge of moharebeh, or “enmity against God,” for his alleged ties to the Mojahedin-e Khalq opposition group. Prior to Savadjani’s execution a source familiar with his case told Human Rights Watch that authorities had told Savadjani that they considered him one of the main culprits in the April 17 attack and that because his sentence was final he should be executed.

However, there were numerous procedural and substantive errors in his trial and conviction, and officials had ignored important amendments to the penal code that required the judiciary to review and vacate his execution order. Human Rights Watch had called on Iranian authorities to halt the execution.

“The attack in Evin Prison is symptomatic of a much larger problem regarding the authorities’ ill-treatment of prisoners convicted and sentenced on patently political charges,” Stork said. “We talk so often about the terrible abuse in prison that we forget that people should not be there to begin with.”

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Sunday, June 15, 2014

Iranian People's Uprising 2009 Known as Green Movement against Presidential Election Fraud + 35 Years Islamic Regime rule in Iran - A Documentary about Iran + Green Movement, "30+1"

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2009 Iranian Revolution - 13 June the day after the elections.- Slogan : "Death to The Regime that tries to Deceive People" / Freedom , Freedom , Freedom ...Freedom , Freedom , Five Years have Passed Since Millions of Iranian Peoples protested against The Islamic Regime Election Coup in Iran( 2009 presidential Coup), Despite of all repression, This movement is still alive and ready to create yet another Tsunami in the Future !

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More than 381 Iranian Civil rights Advocate Demanded Regime to Release Student Activist Masoumeh Gholizadeh !

According to news it is 26 days that regime has arrested Masoumeh Gholizadeh the Iranian student activist Masoumeh Gholizadeh the former student of Alameh Tabatabaei . Masoumeh was finishing her phd. on philosophy from a university in Turkey . Her family were asking judiciary on what reason she was arrested and detained. She is suffering from many illnesses and need to be in hospital bed instead of prison or locked in solitary confinement . She spent 18 days in solitary confinement.

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Family Members of those Arrested and Detained on a Protest about Lake Orumieh are Gathered in Front of Orumieh Prison !

According to news, family members of those arrested and detained on a protest about Lake Orumieh in Azarbayejan are gathered in front of Orumieh prison. The protest happened on last Tuesday and based on news more than 20 people were arrested.

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Iranian Student Majid Dori After Five Years imprisonment is Greeted at the airport !

Watch the video clip here:
Majid Dori is the Iranian student of Alameh Tabatabaei University , he was expelled from university because of his fight for student rights to education. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison by kangaroo court and judges , later the sentence was reduced to five years by Judge Pirabasi, he is  released from prison on last Thursday after spending five years in a prison in exile (  Karoon prison in the city of Ahwaz). In a letter after release from prison, Majid explained his last days in prison and thanked all those who have supported him while in prison.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Environmental Protest Turned Political ..........

Young Iranian students from the city of Tabriz asked everyone to join them on last Tuesday in support of Orumieh Lake and against Regime's policy. On that day student from Tabriz University including people of Tabriz gathered around the university and chanted slogan against regime's policy towards environment, Orumieh lake ( which has become dry ). During the protest students chanted:
Rohani,Rohani ,where are your promises?
Fill the Orumieh Lake, Brake the Dams !!??
While protesting ,the anti riot polices clashed with students and arrested more than 20 people .
According to this report , in other city's like Ardebil and Khoy ( two other city's of Azarbayjan province)   regime's anti riot police went on alert against possible people's protest.
This Picture shows the protest in the city of Tabriz.


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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Protest for Orumieh Lake ( Under Islamic regime This lake becom Dry )- People chanted in the city of Tabriz : Rohani what happened to your promises ?!!

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Friday, June 06, 2014

Iran: UN rights experts express outrage after recent executions and call for an end to death penalty 

GENEVA (5 June 2014) – A group of United Nations human rights experts* expressed outrage at the execution of political prisoner Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani on 1 June and urged the Government to put an end to executions once and for all. 

Mr. Khosravi was arrested in 2008 and initially sentenced to six years in prison for alleged espionage by a Revolutionary Court. While he was serving his sentence, in 2011, Mr. Khosravi was put on trial again. He was sentenced to death under the charges of Moharabeh  (enmity against God) for allegedly sharing information and possibly providing financial assistance to a London-based TV station supposed to be affiliated with the Mujadiheen-e Khalq (MKO) organization. 

“The execution of an individual for the alleged offence of transmitting information and providing financial assistance to a dissident organization is simply illegal,” the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns, said. 

The human rights expert stressed that “the death penalty is an extreme form of punishment and, if used at all, should only be imposed for the most serious crimes, after a fair trial that respects the most stringent due process guarantees as stipulated in international human rights law.” 

“Mr. Khosravi’s execution shows the complete disregard of the Iranian judicial system for international fair trial standards and due process guarantees,” the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Gabriela Knaul, added. 

For the Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, Frank La Rue, “the imposition of such an extreme sentence against a political activist is an alarming signal of the restrictions to freedom of expression in Iran.” 
The experts further noted that the execution of Mr. Khosravi is not only contrary to international human rights law, but is also contrary to the new Islamic Penal Code, which came into force last year and prohibits the use of capital punishment for Moharebeh  in cases that do not involve the use of weapons.
“It is beyond comprehension that Mr. Khosravi was tried twice for the same acts and with the same evidence,” said the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ahmed Shaheed. “This is not only contrary to international human rights standards but also Iran’s domestic law.” 
Referring to the execution last week of Mah Afrid Amir Khosravi, a former businessman allegedly accused of large-scale financial corruption, the independent expert urged the Iranian authorities to restrict the use of capital punishment and reduce the number of offences for which it may be imposed. 

“The fight against corruption by no means justifies the execution of individuals on charges of embezzlement, especially when serious questions about the transparency and fairness of trials remain,” Mr. Shaheed underscored. 

The UN experts urged the Government of Iran to put an end to all executions and to institute a moratorium on the death penalty, with a view to abolishing the practice all together. 

(*) The experts:  the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns; the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Gabriela Knaul and the Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, Frank La Rue; and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed. 


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