Monthly Archives: April 2012

About 40,000 people sing 1970s song Children of the Rainbow

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Up to 40,000 Norwegians have staged an emotionally charged singalong in Oslo near the court building where Anders Behring Breivik is on trial for the murder of 77 people in a protest organisers said showed he had not broken their…

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13 prisoners were executed in Iran

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Iran Human Rights, April 26: Five prisoners were executed in the prison of Shahrud (northern Iran) Tuesday April 25. reported the offcial Iranian sources. Eight other prisoners were hanged in Karaj (west of Tehran) according to unofficial reports. According to…

Life in Iran

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Non-nuclear families Ordinary Iranians quietly hope for relief from sanctions and isolation   IT WAS the first time in 15 months that Iranian envoys had met the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany. Their talks in…

One hanged in public: Four prisoners executed in Iran

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Iran Human Rights, April 19: Four prisoners were executed in three different cities of Iran, reported the state run Iranian media. One prisoner hanged in Semnan (northern Iran) yesterday April 18: The official site of the judiciary in Semnan (northern…

Ahwazi Detainees at Risk of Torture

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Iranian security forces and Basij militia have launched a violent crackdown on peaceful Ahwazi protesters a cross Alahwaz cities. Scores, if not hundreds, of members of the Ahwazi have been arrested before, during and after anniversary of 15 April Ahwazi…

Jailed activist get rights prize

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The very first Harald Edelstam Defence of Human Rights Award was given to jailed Iranian student activist Bahareh Hedayat on Monday in Stockholm. Daneshjoo News reports that the prize was awarded by Harald Edelstam’s granddaughter, Caroline Edelstam, chair of the…

Two prisoners executed today

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  Iran Human Rights, April 17: Two prisoners were executed in the prison of Zanjan (western Iran) today. According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars, two prisoners were executed in the prison of Zanjan early this morning April…

Tens of prisoners to be executed in northwestern Iran

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    Indiscriminate executions of the alleged drug traffickers continue in Iran: Eight prisoners executed in southern Iran- Tens of prisoners to be executed in northwestern Iran Iran Human Rights, April 16: Eight prisoners were hanged in the Adelabad prison…

China’s ZTE planned U.S. computer sale to Iran

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  (Reuters) – China’s ZTE Corp, which recently sold Iran’s largest telecommunications firm a powerful surveillance system, later agreed to ship to Iran millions of dollars worth of embargoed U.S. computer equipment, documents show. The American components were part of…

10 PRISONERS WERE HANGED IN IRAN

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  Iran Human Rights, April 10: Ten prisoners were executed in Iran yesterday and today, reported the state run Iranian media. Three prisoners were executed in Shehr-e-Kord (western Iran) this morning: According to the Young Joyrnalist’s Club (associated with the…