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Monthly Archive: August 2008

Aug 28 2008

The execution of two juveniles in one week in Iran

Remember 26 August as the day the Islamic regime of Iran shamelessly executed 18 year old Behnam Zare in Shiraz prison. Zare’s family and his lawyer, Mohammad Mostafaei, only learned of Zare’s execution after the fact. Zare’s family and lawyer had been trying to reach a settlement with the victim’s family at the time of …

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Aug 28 2008

Towards an International Day of Protest against Farzad Kamangar’s Death Sentence!

Dear friends, Farzad Kamangar is a young teacher and human rights activist who has been arrested and sentenced to death in Iran. Many organizations have so far protested this sentence, among which Education International has called on one and all to do the same in order to save Farzad’s life. We are on the threshold …

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Aug 24 2008

The veil, and Iran’s family protection bill

To see the August 21 programme where Maryam Namazie discusses the veil – whether it is to be respected or opposed as a tool for restricting women and interviews Bahram Soroush on the Islamic regime of Iran’s misogynist ‘Family Protection Bill,’ click here. There will be no programme next week.

Aug 15 2008

4 workers to be flogged and sexual apartheid – a crime against humanity

In the August 13 programme of TV International, Maryam Namazie talks to Bahram Soroush about the flogging sentences of four workers – 2 men and 2 women – for the ‘crime’ of celebrating May Day. Get the latest update on the case and find out what you can do to stop the Islamic regime of …

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Aug 08 2008

TV International English start again

I have started doing my weekly TV programmes again. To see the latest one on our new site thanks to the efforts of Reza Moradi, click here. In the 7 August 2008 Programme I interview Nazanin Afshin-Jam on the campaign to stop child executions, Bahram Soroush on the US-Iran crisis and Issam Shukri on his …

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