Tag Archive: executions

Oct 01 2013

Don’t let them murder us

“This is my last appeal to you: The prison guards are right behind the door. They have come to take us. Be the voice of our suppressed voice! Don’t let them murder us.” These were the last words Mina Ahadi heard from a prisoner on death row in Rajaaishahr prison. She heard the guards raid …

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Sep 29 2013

Rouhani smiles abroad whilst executions stepped up in Iran

Whilst Rouhani smiles abroad, executions have been stepped up in Iran according to Mina Ahadi and the International Committee against Execution. Since the election at least 213 prisoners have been executed. 27 were executed in the past two weeks. There are plans to execute 26 political prisoners imminently. Rouhani was quoted saying he wanted to …

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Jul 30 2013

Guardian’s all excited again


The Guardian is all excited about the “election” of Hassan Rowhani in Iran. They think (and there is some truth in it) that we are afflicted with (even recent) historical amnesia. They did the same song and dance for Rafsanjani and Khatami and now Rowhani. Whilst the regime has stepped up its executions in order …

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Jul 30 2013

Time to say goodbye to executions


I have not been able to blog for the past ten days and have much to write about. Most urgently I must tell you about the International Committee against Execution’s call for a two week campaign against executions in Iran during 22 July – 5 August 2013. You can see Mina Ahadi’s report on the …

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Jul 13 2013

22 days – 102 executions in Iran

ICAE news July 2013_Page_1

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Nov 24 2012

Not one more execution

Don’t forget that today is the international day of protest against executions and for the release of political prisoners in Iran. Join this day of protest to bring attention to and stop the state-sponsored killings. Write protest letters, join actions and rallies in your city of residence, or carry out acts of solidarity… anything that …

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Nov 15 2012

24 November: International Day of Protest against tsunami of executions in Iran

In another tsunami of executions, the Islamic regime of Iran has executed 57 people in the last two weeks. On 11 November, we received news that 35 people had been executed in Vakilabad Prison in Mashad, including a 21 year old and 4 Afghans (one of whom was a human rights campaigner). On 13 November, …

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Jan 12 2012

Expressing concern is not enough; please take action now

Mina Ahadi has written an open letter to Catherine Ashton, Vice-president and high representative of the European Union for foreign affairs and security policy about the outrageous executions taking place in Iran. Critics of Islam, political activists and others are executed daily in Iran; in the first few days of 2012 the Islamic regime of …

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