Monday, August 15, 2011


Abdolreza Ghanbari  Is In Imminent Danger Of Execution
According to HRANA,  Abdolreza Ghanbari’s death sentence order has been sent to the Revolutionary Court’s Implementation Division. The Human Rights Activists News Agency reports that the Amnesty and Clemency Commission has rejected Ghanbari’s clemency request and has sent the case to the Implementation Division.  Ghanbari with a PhD in Literature and Persian Language was a high school teacher in Varamin  when arrested during Ashura protest on December 27, 2009. He was charged, convicted and sentenced to death for video taping the protests and sending them to opposition groups. About a month after his arrest, without access to a lawyer, or knowing his legal rights, Ghanbari was put on trial on January 30, 2010. He was found guilty of all charges and was sentenced to death in the court room of Judge Salavati.

Iranian regime sentences 4 people to public hanging in Isfahan square
Isna reported on Aug. 11, that the verdict of the court seeing to the case of the group rape of a number of women in Khomeini Shahr in Isfahan was issued and according [to this verdict], four of the main culprits were sentenced to execution in public. Ansari, the Secretary General of the Isfahan Judiciary explained the details of the verdict issued in Tuesday and Wednesday’s court sessions in a news conference.

Iranian regime's Prosecutor says women’s workforce  is the reason for high rape rate
According to ISNA a state-run News Agency, Aug. 10, the Alborz Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor cited the elements behind crime and said, “One of the important elements of crime is the high rate of transportation in the highways of the province which is frequented the most by young people and crime rate increases because of wrongfully placing trust in private transportation systems”. “On the other hand, attracting female employees leads them to move about in the deserted hours in the city which leads to an increase of crime such as raped and kidnappings”, he added.