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Monthly Archive: December 2010

Dec 27 2010

Call for Demonstrations against the Execution Sentence of Habibollah Latifi and the Arrest of His Family Week of December 27, 2010 to January 3, 2011

The International Committee against Executions is calling for a week of demonstrations, from December 27, 2010 to January 3, 2011, to protest against the execution sentence of Habibollah Latifi, and the arrest of his family members and all those arrested in the past few days in Sanandaj, Iran. We call on all honorable Iranian people …

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Dec 26 2010

Islamic Judiciary Apparatus Prepares to Stone a Man and a Woman in Orumiya

December 23, 2010 Once again, the judicial murder apparatus of the Islamic Republic is preparing to stone a woman and a man to death. According to the news disseminated by HRANA, Sarieh (Sarimeh) Ebaadi, 31 years old and mother of two, and Vali (Bou-Ali) Jaanfeshaani, 35 years old and father of one, are about to …

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Dec 25 2010

Iran Withholds Medical Treatment as Form of Torture; Political Prisoners Face Deadly Conditions

ICAE Press Release: A large and growing number of political prisoners in Iran face a deadly form of torture under the Islamic Republic regime: the withholding of medical treatment for serious health conditions. The International Committee against Execution calls for international pressure be exerted to pressure the Islamic Republic to release all political prisoners and …

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Dec 24 2010

Regarding Reza Sharifi Bookani and other Political Prisoners in Iran

December 22, 2010 TO ALL THE FREE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD: The International Committee Against Execution would like to draw your attention to the condition of Reza Sharifi, a political prisoner in Iran. Reza has been sentenced to death by the Islamic Republic of Iran. Despite his health condition – severe respiratory problems – not …

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Dec 24 2010

The Islamic Republic is preparing to kill political prisoner Habibollah Latifi in Sanandaj Prison

December 24, 2010 The Islamic Republic has informed Habibollah Latifi’s lawyer that his execution sentence will be served on Sunday December 26. Habibollah too has been informed and moved to solitary confinement. Agents of the Islamic Republic arrested Habibollah on October 23, 2007, and charged him with “moharebeh” and “apostasy,” and, in a hearing that …

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Dec 22 2010

Every penny counts in fight against Sharia and religious laws

* Violations of children’s and women’s rights * Decriminalisation of domestic violence and marital rape * Breach of the Human Rights Act and public policy Dear friend These are just a few examples of what is wrong with Sharia courts in Britain and elsewhere. As you know, One Law for All is the only organisation …

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Dec 16 2010

Press TV’s Broadcast Is An Indictment of The Islamic Republic!

PR No. 111 10 October 2010 Press TV, an English-language television station sponsored by the Islamic Republic of Iran, broadcast a show about Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani on December 10, 2010. This broadcast is a document that, for any fair and decent human being, and any organization or institution that respects the human right and dignity,serves …

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Dec 15 2010

On the suicide bomb attack in Stockholm

From the statement by WPI’s organisation in Sweden on the suicide bomb attack in Stockholm on Saturday 11 December: A video message sent earlier to Sweden’s news agency and Secret Police (Säpo) by the suicide bomber, mentions “Sweden’s silence” over the cartoons [of Prophet Mohammed] by [artist] Lars Vilks, as well as the presence of …

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Dec 10 2010

Conference on Apostasy, Sharia Law and Human Rights

Conference on Apostasy, Sharia Law and Human Rights 10am, Saturday 11 December 2010 Conway Hall, London To mark International Human Rights Day, a coalition of secular and humanist activist groups are co-sponsoring an all day conference on Apostasy, Sharia Law and Human Rights at Conway Hall. The conference will highlight urgent cases including Pakistani Asia …

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Dec 10 2010

The television charade of the Islamic Republic of Iran against Sakineh and Sajjad is condemned

Press Release 109 10 December 2010 Sakineh, Sajjad, Houtan and the two German journalists must be immediately and unconditionally released The Islamic Republic of Iran has announced that it will again broadcast ‘interviews’ with Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani and her son, Sajjad Ghaderzadeh, via its English language station, Press TV, today, on 10 December, International Human …

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Dec 10 2010

A call for an independent board of jurists to visit Iran to examine Ashtiani case

PR No. 110 10 December 2010 On 8 December 2010 a delegation from the International Committees against Stoning and Execution met with European parliament and commission officials to empower an independent board of jurists to examine the court documents pertaining to the Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani case and interview Ms Ashtiani, her son, lawyer and others. …

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Dec 10 2010

Press Release 108: On the report regarding the release of Sakineh and Sajjad

On 8 December 2010, the International Committee against Stoning received reports of the impending releases of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani and Sajjad Ghaderzadeh. On 9 December photographs of Sakineh and her son Sajjad were released by Press TV (one of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s media outlets) and was picked up by a number of international …

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Dec 09 2010

Maryam Namazie and Mina Ahadi in Brussels on the Iran Stoning Case

On 8 December 2010, a delegation consisting of Mina Ahadi (International Committee against Stoning), Maryam Namazie (Iran Solidarity), Bruno Malattia (Italian pro bono lawyer who had taken on Sakineh’s case) and Taher Djafarzadeh (Neda Committee Italy) had meetings with the European Parliament President’s chief diplomatic advisor, Alexandre Stutzmann and the human rights advisor in the …

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Dec 04 2010

Role of Religion in Law

Maryam Namazie will be speaking at the 4 December student conference of the Lord Justice Lawa Treasurer of the Inner Temple on The Role of Religion in the Law. Panellists are: Professor Mark Hill QC – expert in ecclesiastical law, Maryam Namazie – Rights activist, commentator and broadcaster, and spokesperson of One Law for All, …

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Dec 04 2010

Mohammad Ashrafi and other asylum seekers must be released immediately

The International Federation of Iranian Refugees calls upon the Greek Ministry of the Interior to immediately release Mohammad Ashrafi and other detained asylum seekers. Mohammad Ashrafi, a renowned labour activist and a member of the Committee to Establish Free Labour Organizations, has been detained by Greek police for over 3 months, along with a number …

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Dec 03 2010

4 December Day of Action against execution and stoning

Call for action on Saturday December 4 against the execution and stoning regime, in Iran and abroad ICAE calls upon people in Iran to widely participate in Shahla Jehad’s memorial. And while staying in solidarity with Shahla’s family, express your despise towards the barbaric act of execution. ICAE calls upon all people and organizations around …

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Dec 01 2010

Shahla Jahed was murdered today

They killed Shahla Jahed today They killed Shahla this morning Wednesday Dec.1 in Evin. Our hearts go for Shahla’s family and friends. Our condolences to all of you all across the world who have spent hours and days working to stop the Islamic regime of committing yet another crime. Shahla was murdered for the crime …

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