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Monthly Archive: September 2010

Sep 07 2010

On Sakine Mohahammadi Ashtiani’s flogging for the second time

PR 62 Sep 5, 2010 On Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s flogging for the second time The news of Sakineh Ashtiani’s recent lashing sentence as punishment for spreading corruption and prostitution” because an unveiled photo of her – which turned out to be of another individual – was published in the London Times on August 28, 2010, …

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Sep 07 2010

Italy rises to Sakineh’s defence

PR 59 Sep 1, 2010 On Wednesday 1st September, a large poster of Sakineh was hung from a building in the centre of Rome. The Italian government has also hung a large image of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani from the offices of the ‘Ministry of Equal Rights’ and has exhorted the Iranian government to cancel Sakineh’s …

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Sep 07 2010

UAF: We are waiting for your response!

We sent this letter off to United Against Fascism on July 8. You think they could have responded by now? Dear Sir/Madam The One Law for All Campaign was launched on 10 December 2008, International Human Rights Day, to call on the UK Government to recognise that Sharia and religious courts are arbitrary and discriminatory …

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Sep 06 2010

The BBC defends mullahs, silences critics

See post on Butterfiles and Wheels entitled The BBC defends mullahs, silences critics.

Sep 06 2010

Protest the Pope!

One Law for All Protest the Pope 7 September 2010 One Law for All is adding its support to Protest the Pope. Spokesperson, Maryam Namazie, will be speaking at the 18 September march and rally beginning at Hyde Park Corner at 1.30pm (www.protest-the-pope.org.uk). One Law for All’s opposition to Sharia courts and religion’s adverse role …

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Sep 05 2010

BBC’s misinformed and unbalanced debate on Stoning in Iran

I was meant to speak on BBC Sunday Live’s debate today on whether it was right to condemn the regime for Sakineh’s stoning. In the live debate, they managed to interview Suhaib Hassan from the Islamic Sharia Council defending stoning and someone from Tehran saying she faces execution for murdering her husband but somehow there …

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Sep 04 2010

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani Sentenced to Another 99 Lashes!

PR 61 According to an open letter published today, September 3rd, by Sajjad Ghaderzadeh, son of Mrs. Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, under the pretext of the publication in the London Times of a photo of a woman without Islamic hijab, Sakineh has been sentenced to 99 lashes on charges of spreading corruption and indecency. On August …

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Sep 04 2010

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani is Held Incommunicado

PR 60 According to news sent to the International Committees against Execution and Stoning, responsible parties within Tabriz prison have told Mrs. Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani that she is not allowed visits with her children or her lawyer. Today, as last week, Sakineh’s children have not been allowed to visit their mother. Prison authorities have informed …

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