Sunday, March 06, 2011


A 16 year old has been sentenced to death in Gilan

According to Hara News, a 16 year old child in Gilan (Iran), Shayan Omidi, and his 24 year old friend were sentenced to death recently. According to the Regime’s sources, the boys are accused of murder. Iran is the only nation in the world which continues to execute minors.

Prisoners cramped into prisons with little space

The head of the Prison Organizations, Gholamhussein Ismaieli said, “In the past one and half years, 55 thousand people were added to the total number of prisoners in Iran”. This is while prison space has not even increased 55 meters. “Currently, the capacity of prisons across the country is to hold 85 thousand prisoners but these prisons hold more than 220 thousand prisoners”. It has to be mentioned that these figures are only a part of the true numbers and do not include prisoners in secret detention centers across Iran.

Two hanged in Oroumieh

The clerical dictatorship in Iran has executed two others in Oroumieh Prison. According to Iran Khabar, Iraj HassanNejad and Behrouz Shokouhi were executed on Thursday in the northwestern city’s central prison. Nine others were hanged in the prison on Monday. Separately, it was reported that the regime’s prosecutor in Kerman has issued hanging sentences for three more people.