Monthly Archives: October 2012

European Parliamentary Delegation Visit to Iran Cancelled

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Iran Human Rights, October 27: According to official reports from Iran and Europe, the European Parliamentary delegation’s visit to Tehran that was scheduled to start tomorrow has been cancelled. According to Reuters the decision came after senior officials at the…

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UN Special Rapporteurs outraged with recent executions in Iran

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  Iran Human Rights, October 24: International condemnation of the execution of Saeed Sedighi and nine other prisoners in Iran continue. After the Norwegian government expressed its concernover the excutions, three UN Special Rapporteurs published a statement : GENEVA (23…

Norwegian Government Regrets Execution Of 10 Prisoners In Iran

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Iran Human Rights, October 24: Following the execution of Saeed Sedighi and nine other prisoners in Tehran’s Evin prison, the Norwegian government expressed concerns about the widespread use of the death penalty in Iran. “Norway regrets the execution of ten…

Six Prisoners Were Executed In Iran

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Iran Human Rights, October 24: Six prisoners were executed in two different Iranian cities. Three of the prisoners were convicted of Moharebeh (war against the God) and executed in the southeastern city of Zahedan while the three other prisoners were…

A Brief Report on Human Rights Situation in Iran in Mehr 1391[September- October 2012]

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Shirin Ebadi, Human Rights Defender and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, in continuation of her monthly reports, has reviewed the human rights situation in Iran in Mehr 1391 [September-October 2012]. According to the website of the Centre for the Defenders of…

Two Prisoners Executed on Drug-Related Charges

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Iran Human rights: Two prisoners were hanged in the Shahroud Prison (northern Iran) early this morning. According to the official website of the Iranian Judiciary in the province of Semnan, the prisoners were identified as “A. A.” , charged with…

INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRISONERS’ WHEREABOUTS

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Iran Human Rights, October 15: Families of prisoners who were reportedly not executed yesterday have been left in the dark. At least 10 prisoners, among them Saeed Sedighi, were transferred from Ghezel Hesar Prison to Evin Prison for execution last…

Five Prisoners Executed For Drug

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Iran Human Rights, October 15: According to Iranian state media, five prisoners were hanged in two different Iranian cities on October 14. The prisoners were reportedly convicted of drug-related charges. Official reports indicate that, on an annual basis, more than…