UN rapporteur calls for an end to executions in Iran

 

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Ahmad Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

Ahmad Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran on Friday, August 14th called on Iran to immediately call-off the execution of political prisoner Mohammad Ali Taheri.
Taheri is serving his sentence of five years after he was condemned on August 1st on charges described by the Iranian regime as “corruption on Earth”. He was arrested back in May 2011 on charges of “insulting the sanctities” and condemned to five years in prison.

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Single mothers in Iran on the rise

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Single mothers are also forced to do harsh labor

Shahindokht Molavardi, Hassan Rouhani’s vice president in women and family affairs said the number of single mothers is on the rise in Iran .
“Currently 12% of all families are run by single mothers, and 7% have no parents at all. Furthermore, 82% of single mothers are unemployed and 16% are less than 40 years of age,” she said.

Call for ending the antihuman siege on Liberty

The siege and antihuman restrictions imposed on Camp Liberty, the heat wave in Iraq in the recent days that is among the hottest places on earth, has the Liberty residents face excruciating conditions and several fold problems. See a short video about Camp Liberty condition here.

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Iraqi legislators: The blockade on camp Liberty is a flagrant violation of the international rules

The Iranian dissidents of the Ayatollahs in Tehran, residing in camp Liberty, are still suffering from an inhumane blockade imposed on them. Denying them free access to medical cares, obstructing the logistic substances and fuel entering the camp are among the most important difficulties that the residents are grappling with. This condition concerns Iraqi parliamentarians as well as the general public in Iraq and international community. The parliamentarians have called within several stands declared in public on the government of Iraq and the United Nations to lift the blockade on camp Liberty, improving their living condition. They evaluate any maltreatment with the residents as flagrant violation of the international rules.

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Iran: Suppression of religious minorities, souvenir of Khomeini’s caliphate

By Ali Sinaki

While Middle East region is rumpled in the sectarian balefire lead mostly by the Iran Mullahs’ regime, listing to June 6th 2015 speech of Honorable Pope Francis I, world’s Great Catholic leader, in Sarajevo, while he urged for enduring ethnic and religious peace, was quiet inspiring and the motivation for write this brief piece:

It is now more than 36 years that my homeland, Iran, is occupied and ruled by mullahs’ and their “Vali ’e’ Faqih” (supreme leader) with his claim of being the representative of God on the ground and pursue of his own objections in the name of religion.

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