November 2009 (14)
Nov 29 2009 10:06AM
Dear Atefeh, to save the house from fire, we are bound to win.
Atefeh Nabavi, a 28 year old young woman was sentenced to four years in prison for attending the peaceful demonstrations along with millions of other people. She is being held at the famous Ward 209 in Evin prison. A blog: 'I am Atefeh...
Nov 25 2009 10:33PM
Message from students on the occasion of Dec 6,student's day.
Every year, for the past 55 years since 3 students were killed by the Shah at the University of Tehran, students gather to commomerate this day. This year, the students have prepared themselves for the greatest protests against the cou...
Nov 21 2009 10:40AM
Urgent Action for an urgent matter
Every week, families of the political prisoners of recent unrests were allowed a visit. Suddenly, this week visitations stopped without further explanations. This has spread a wave of worries among those who have a husband, son, daught...
Nov 21 2009 10:40AM
Urgent Action for an urgent matter
Every week, families of the political prisoners of recent unrests were allowed a visit. Suddenly, this week visitations stopped without further explanations. This has spread a wave of worries among those who have a husband, son, daught...
Nov 18 2009 11:29AM
A Young Doctor and Suicide?
I watched the graduation video of Ramin Pourandarjani, in which he appeared in his best: a nice suit & tie (in the Islamic Republic wearing tie is not accpeted ), deligating his fellow students, addrssing his teachers with utmost respe...
Nov 10 2009 2:19PM
Ehsan, a heart full of hope.
Ehsan Fatahian, a young man from Sanandaj in Kurdestan is about to be executed by the Islamic regime. Despite all efforts by his family and the human rights activists his conviction seems to stand. Ehsan has committed no crime but his...
Nov 10 2009 2:05PM
Ehsan Fattahian, a heart full of unfinished hopes
Ehsan Fattahian, a young man from the city of Sanandaj in Iran's Kurdestan province has been sentenced to death for his alleged involvement in a political party. Ehsan's activities have not been violent and according to his last writin...
Nov 10 2009 1:25PM
Iranian regime, a step too far to silence opposition.
On the occasion of the November 4, the occupation of the US Embassy in Tehran in 1979 and in a speech which was published in the Keyhan newspaper in Tehran and later disclosed to the Iranian media, Colonel General, Masoud Jazayeri, Cul...
Nov 6 2009 11:31AM
How long can the wave of terror last?
November 4 was the anniversary of the occupation of the US Embassy by the so called 'Students Following the Imam's Path'. Every year, for the past 30 years the Islamic regime holds official rallies in front of the embassy building in T...
Nov 5 2009 10:26AM
Where is Iran heading with so much violoence?
On the 4 November 1979, the US Embassy in Tehran was occupied by a group of students and its staff and guards were blindfolded and detained in protest to the US policies towards Iran in the past. The detainees were kept for more than 4...
Nov 2 2009 11:25AM
One Million Signature Activists under persecution
As the Iranian people intensify their peaceful campaigns against the slamic regime and call for a free and democratic Iran, Ahmadinejad's government, backed by its supreme leader has recently intensified its campaigns of terror, intimi...
Nov 1 2009 7:17PM
Fariba Pejouh
Fariba Pejouh, a journilist who has been kept at the Evin prison for many months is in ill-health. Her mother has recently been able to visit her. She said Fariba seemed very thin and confused. She has been on hunger strike agaibnst he...
Nov 1 2009 2:59PM
News Alert
Follwing the detention of many journalists and civil society activists which has continued after the June presidential elections in Iran, Jelveh Javaheri women's rights activist and her husband Kaveh Mozafari spent months in prison and...
Nov 1 2009 10:20AM
A report by Defend International (DI)
Iran: DI Speaks Out Against Death Penalty Defend International has urged the Iranian authorities to take serious steps to impose an immediate moratorium on executions and provide a timetable for abolishing the capital punishment. "As t...