APPEAL FOR IRANIAN MAN REJECTED
Further information on UA: 102/10 Index: MDE 13/081/2010 Iran Date: 05 August 2010
Iran's Supreme Court has rejected Ja'far Kazemi's request to appeal against his death sentence. The sentence was imposed for his alleged participation in anti-government demonstrations and links with a banned organization. His sentence may be carried out at any time. Six other people with alleged links to the same organization are said to be under sentence of death.
Top official of Korean government on Friday called for the nation’s participation in sanctions against Iranian regime.
"We must cooperate because this could also affect South Korea’s security,” the official said on the condition of anonymity.
Relatives of political prisoners incarcerated at Tehran’s notorious Evin prison have staged a gathering in front of the Iranian regime’s prosecutor’s office in protest to inhumane prison conditions and cruel treatment and abuse of political prisoners by regime agents.
A leader of the al-Iraqiya List, which came out as the winner of last March’s parliamentary elections in Iraq, described the Iranian regime’s meddling in Iraq as profound and extensive, adding that it must be stopped.
Osama al-Najifi said Tehran’s meddling requires an international response.
According to obtained reports, on Wednesday evening, after the screening of a movie ended at Esteqlal Cinema in Tehran and the lights were turned on, viewers noticed numerous anti-regime slogans on chairs and walls of the cinema’s exit hall.
Dozens of slogans were written, including “our uprising is alive, [regime supreme leader Ali] Khamenei is dead, our next protest on September 3,” “the blood of martyrs and suffering of political prisoners will be avenged from Khamenei – next protest on September 3,” “sanctions are a prelude to change, Iranians rise up and launch a strike,” and “death to Khamenei.”
A number of youths gathered in front of a stadium on Wednesday where the mullahs’ President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was speaking and chanted “death to dictator.”
According to obtained reports, Ahmadinejad was speaking at the so-called Qods Stadium in the western city of Hamedan. The regime’s suppressive State Security Forces (SSF) arrested several youths to prevent the expansion of the protest act.
The representative of the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader at the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), mullah Saeedi, openly defended the clerical regime’s meddling in Iran and complained about the “prospect of Sunnis rising to power in Iraq.” He said the Iranian regime cannot remain silent in the face of such a prospect.
200 rallies in 40 cities and messages from five continents in the week of solidarity with Ashraf, honoring the victims of last year's attack on Ashraf and massacre of political prisoners in 1988
The World Alliance of Iranian Communities for Ashraf expressed gratitude to Iranians, supporters of the Iranian Resistance and freedom-seeking people around the world for their participation in the week of solidarity with Ashraf and honoring 30,000 political prisoners massacred in 1988.
UNITED NATIONS, August 4, 2010 (AFP) - The UN Security Council on Wednesday called for an end to the political impasse in Iraq, urging the country's bickering leaders to quickly form an inclusive government following the March parliamentary vote.
The council's 15 members issued a statement pressing the leaders to "form, as quickly as possible, a government that is inclusive and represents the will of the Iraqi people."
The clerical regime has confirmed a death sentence for a notable Bazaar merchant in Tehran, charging him with having contacts with the main opposition, People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK).