Political Prisoner Illegal Transferred to Prison for Hardened Criminals after Letter to Supreme Lead
FIDH - Karim Lahidji, vice president of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and president of the Iranian League for the Defence of Human Rights (LDDHI), said today:
Mehdi Mahmoudian, Journalist Who Exposed Kahrizak Crimes, Denied Furlough, Now On Month 8 Of Fasting
While three of the men accused of Kahrizak detention center crimes enjoy special treatment (three Judges were found to be the main culprits in the torture deaths of prisoners at Kahrizak by the Parliament, but have not as yet been put on trial for their crimes), the person who exposed the crimes at Kahrizak, journalist Mehdi Mahmoudian, is denied furlough and is on month 8 of fasting.
HRANA News Agency – reconsideration of Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani, political prisoner who is sentenced to death, was failed and he is in danger of imminent execution.
RFE/RL - Concern is growing over the health of Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Musavi and Mehdi Karrubi after opposition sources reported that both men were hospitalized for several hours and underwent medical tests on November 19.
This World Teacher’s Day, Let us be the Voice for the Voiceless and Innocent Iranian Teachers Behind
Freedom Messenger - According to reports received from “Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran” a few hours of interrogation and physical torture of political prisoner Hadi Abedi Bakhoda from the late ’60s occurred in order for him to make a televised confession.
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