In Iranian-born scientist who is now a resident of Sweden may be facing the death penalty in Iran.
Ahmadreza Djalali, 45, a doctor who specialises in disaster medicine, was arrested last year while visiting Iran. He was on his way to visit family after attending a conference.
A professor of political science at the University of Tehran, Sadeq Zibakalam, confirmed that the Iranian regime was responsible for the execution of thousands of members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) during the decade after the 1979 revolution.
Zibakalam is a close confidant of the former head of Iran’s Expediency Council, Ali Akbar Hashem Rafsanjani.
Human rights organisation Amnesty International has slammed Iran’s use of inhumane punishment such as blinding, flogging and amputation. It pointed out that every year hundreds of people are subjected to flogging, often in public, in Iran.
Amnesty International recently reported the case of a journalist who was lashed 40 times earlier this month for not reporting the correct number of motorcycles the police have confiscated in a certain city.
Prominent lawyer, author, and steadfast defender of the People’s Mojahedin of Iran, Mr. Thierry Levy, died Monday in Paris. Mr. Levy’s works are among the best-selling books in France.
He was an steadfast defender of the Iranian Resistance and its members. After the attack to the offices of the Iranian Resistance on June 17, 2003, and the case of the Iranian regime laughed against them, he courageously defended them, and along with other prominent lawyers, won a humiliating defeat of the Iranian regime, and proved the legitimacy of the Iranian resistance.
On 4th January reports circulated about political prisoner Ali Moezzi going missing in unusual circumstances. Moezzi was serving a sentence at Gohardasht Prison near the Iranian capital Tehran. He had served his sentence and should have been released over the past few weeks, but he was given an additional year.
Moezzi has been repressed by the Iranian regime for the past three decades. He spent several years during the eighties in prison due to his links with the Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK) – the opposition group.
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