Human Rights

Germany : Event on executions in Iran

An event on “executions and the right to life and the death penalty in Iran,” was held in the city of Cologne in Germany, 18-19 January 2014 where many of professors, researchers, academics, dozens of human rights organizations and political parties participated.

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Four Ahwazi Arabs executed secretly after disappearance

Four Ahwazi Arabs executed secretly after disappearance

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Urgent : Four Ahwazi Arabs in fear of imminent execution

The Iranian Intelligence Services have transferred four Ahwazi Arab activists from Karoun prison to unknown place on 3 November 2013. Ghazi Abbasi, 31, Abdul Reza Amir Khanafareh, 26, Abdul Amir Majdami, 33, and Jasem Moghadam, 28, from Falahiya (Shadegan) previously were sentenced to death by Jude Ali Farhadvand, in branch one of the Ahwaz Revolutionary Court. They were charged with "Mohareb" (enemy with God) and corruption on earth. They were allowed to be seen by their families prior their transfer that might be last time prior the execution.

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AHRO condemns mass executions in Balochistan

The Iranian regime executed 16 Balochi political activists in their 20's in Zahedan prison south east of Iran on Saturday 26 October 2013.The Prosecutor of the province claimed that they were charged with anti-regime, but they were victims of killing 17 Revolutionary Guards in the border line. In another event the regime also executed two of Kurdish political activists in Kurdistan province.

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'UN chief to convey concerns over human rights'

“Any death sentence undertaken in contravention of those international obligations is tantamount to an arbitrary execution,” the three UN Special Rapporteurs stressed.

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