IRAN WATCH CANADA

Friday, April 28, 2017

Majles, has stressed the necessity of reforming Iran's execution law.


Dr. Jalil Rahimi Jahanabadi, secretary of the Judicial Commission of the Iranian Majles, has stressed the necessity of reforming Iran's execution law. "The execution issue has itself become a harm," Jahanabadi stated.
In a conversation with a politics reporter from Iranian Students’ News Agency’s Khorasan bureau, Jahanabadi – who represents Taybad, Torbat-e Jam, and Salahebad – stressed that the drug issue had become a widespread social harm. “Between 60% of our prisoners are incarcerated for drug-related crimes such as robbery, homicide stemming from addiction, sales and purchases, trafficking, and so on. A harm this immense and widespread can’t be remedied easily.”
Jahanabadi took up the matter of reforming Iran’s drug law: “Reform of the law is crucial, because the execution issue has itself become a harm. When the punishment for drug trafficking was first established, the intent was to reduce access to and contamination by drugs. But the statistics show that it isn’t difficult to access drugs, and that the harm done by addiction and controlled substances isn’t being reduced. It’s therefore necessary to take a second look at the damage done by executions.”
“The reforms taken up by the Majles in the form of the amendments to the Anti-Narcotics Law mostly have in mind organized international crime rings, armed groups, and persons with a history of trafficking who, with certain conditions, again take up trafficking.” Jahanabadi, who is also a member of the Majles’s Sunni Commission. said that it’s necessary to review Iran’s policies in recent decades: “Let’s identify our strong points and weak points in order to move toward reinforcing the former and changing the latter.” “With the help of centers of higher learning and by collaborating with the judicial, intelligence, and security sectors, we’re in the process of wrapping things up so that we can remedy part of this problem,” he added.
“This isn’t to be considered outright abolition of capital punishment, but rather a move to make execution more targeted and direct it toward the major, dangerous, and influential trafficking groups. In fact we want to use this opportunity for reform to provide for parts of society which may gave been tainted by problems like poverty, unemployment in border areas, and problems at the social level.” Jahanabadi stressed that “Let’s not leave a family damaged and unsupervised in society by executing one person. At present, we have an extraordinarily high number of families of those who have been executed have met woeful ends in society. The philosophy behind imprisonment and punishment generally is to reform and discipline. It seems, however, that some of these instances of capital punishment have not been effective or deterrent.”
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Regime's agents shut down the Centre For Defending The Street Kids and Child Labour .......

According to news coming from Iran , last Thursday The Office of the  "Centre Defending The Street kids and Child Labour" was shut down by regimes security police and intelligent agents.

The agents shut down the centre after delivering a notice on last Wednesday and handing it to an office employee and then executed the closure on the next day.

Following this incident , the child advocates attended at the security police office demanding a response for their decision to close the centre. They were told that; the Centre did not have the permit for their activities and that was the reason the agents acted for the closure of the centre.

The child advocates said ,their is no expiry date for their permit and the permit is an official permit , and they introduce their board members to the related government agencies. So their is no reason to shut down the centre .


IRAN WATCH CANADA: Regime won't tolerate these kinds of centre's and their activities . Regime have also closed the office of the Journalist Association for no reason , they have also made attempt to close the House of Cinema ........
Imagine this regime won't even tolerate Iranian advocates to work voluntarily for street kids, child labour , human rights ( Narges Mohammadi the vice president of the association of human rights defenders  - she is sentenced to 16 years imprisonment and she is currently in Evin prison) . The regime also shut down the office of the Association of Human Rights Defenders..............The list includes, Labour Unions and Teachers Union whose leaders are in prison.......


Link to the news:
http://www.akhbar-rooz.com/news.jsp?essayId=79505

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017



Pakistani lawyer and UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran Asma Jahangir has stated that Irani opposition leaders and social activists do not talk against Iran openly.
Asma Jahangir presented 40 pages report, presented in 34th session of Human Rights Council held in Geneva, Switzerland, consisting on details of human rights violations in Iran, stating that opposition leaders living abroad feared that if they talked against the Tehran’s government then as a result their families living in Iran would be targeted.
Asma Jehangir expressed regret in her report over the worst situation of human rights in Iran. Report stated that judiciary of Iran, lawyers’ fraternity, freedom of speech and brutal arrests were cause for concern for UN.
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Three Telegram Using Activists Are Sentenced To 36 Years Imprisonment In Total .....

According to news , three Iranian Telegram user activists are sentenced to a total of 36 years imprisonment.

Those activist namely are:
Mohammad Mohajer
Alireza Tavakoli
Mohammad Mehdi Zamanzadeh

These young Telegram users were sentenced in the court of revolution each to 12 years imprisonment by infamous judge Salavati .

These young telegram users were managing social groups and all of them were 23 years old and are in prison since August and September last year.

They are are accused of " creating social group to commit conspiracy against the regime" .

 Link:
http://www.akhbar-rooz.com/news.jsp?essayId=79549



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Presidential Election In Iran Under Islamic Regime.....

We Must Count The Chicks After The Election - Political Cartoon by Seyed Meysam Agha Seyed Hosseini .....


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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Corruption............Corruption ..........


Abbas Palizdar : Those whom We would stay behind them and Praying Are the Main Seditious / Mischievous  Economic Corrupt .....
Abbas Palizdar who spent prison term in the past because of his support for Green Movement , speaking with Dor TV said: We were praying behind people who were themselves mischievous economic corrupt .......
Abbas Palizdar together with Khazali are two presidential candidate from Freedom Front .
Link:
http://news.gooya.com/2017/04/post-2893.php

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Atena Daemi The Children Rights Activist And A political Prisoner is On Her 10th Days Of Hunger Strike ...


Atena Daemi is a childeren rights activist . She is on her 10th days of hunger strike . She went on hunger strike as a protest, because the judiciary have detained her sisters.

She suffers from stomach and kidney infections.

Link:
http://hesarr.com/حصار-نيوزدهمين-روز-اعتصاب-غذاى-آتنا-دا/

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Monday, April 17, 2017

New Application For Voice Communication Services Via Telegram Is Disconnected/ Filtered in Iran by An Order From Judiciary

According to news , in less than 4 days after Telegram announced its add on new application voice communication service for its Iranian clients , but the this service for Iranian cellphone users was banned / filtered by an order from judiciary .

Earlier Mahmoud Vaezi have told to the news that ,there won't be any problem for Telegram voice communication services.
More than 25 million Iranian are member of the Russian Telegram networking .
20 companies received the judiciaries order about filtering.
Link:
http://www.mehrnews.com/news/3955493/

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Onslaught On Trans Sexual's Party In Iran ....

Based on news coming from Iran , last Thursday night the Basiji forces and Intelligence agents have made an assault on a trans sexual party in Baghe Bahadoran the suburbs of the city of Isfahan  . According to this news,  the assault took place  at 8:00 pm on Thursday night. The party was taking place at " Baghe Bahadoran " when the assault happen the agents  fired shot on the air and used baton to arrest people . Several guests and visitors to this party were arrested and were transferred to Dastgered prison in the city of Isfahan .
The Basji forces kept these people until Saturday and then the judge demanded for heavy bail and they made call to each family to let them know on the situation .

Now these victims are facing both the regime heavy bail and imprisonment and their parents knowing about them being trans sexual , which has heavy consequences for them in the future.


Link;
http://www.akhbar-rooz.com/news.jsp?essayId=79411



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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Nasrin Sotoudeh: Human Rights Activists Believe That, Legally And Morally The Candidacy Of Mr. Ebrahim Raeisi For Presidency Is Unacceptable and Mr. Raeisi For What He Has Done On The Summer Of 1987-88 Must Face The Court .....



The candidacy of Ebrahim Raeisi for presidency in the Islamic republic is unacceptable ,because of his participation as the " four death members " who have ordered for the killing of thousands of the Iranian political prisoners under Islamic regime ,said Nasrin Sotoudeh a human rights defender and a lawyer. She said , for human rights activists in Iran the candidacy of Ebrahim Raeisi for presidency is morally and legally unacceptable and he should face the trial in the court.




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