Human Rights Watch: The Iranian government should immediately release Yusuf Azizi Banitaraf, an Iranian journalist of Arab descent, and allow independent journalists and human rights monitors to report on a government crackdown on protests in the southern province of Khuzistan, Human Rights Watch said today. Plainclothes agents arrested Banitaraf, who has written 20 books on ethnic minorities in Iran, in Tehran on April 25 during a press conference held by the nongovernmental Center for the Defense of Human Rights.
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AFP: An Iranian man convicted of murder has been hanged in prison in the Caspian Sea town of Noshahr, the Jomhuri Eslami newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Quoted by the paper, a judiciary official in the port city said 23-year-old Majid Alghosi was executed for killing Siavosh Abassian in a family feud some four years ago. No further details were given.
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DPA: Iran’s conservative judiciary has for the first time admitted human rights violations in the country, local media reported on Friday. Head of the judiciary Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi-Shahrudi said late Thursday that rights of political dissidents had in some cases been violated by investigators in Iran’s detention centres.
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AFP: Four Iranian webloggers arrested during a crackdown last year have written to the judiciary head to complain of having been subjected to "physical and moral pressure" that forced them to confess, the official news agency IRNA said Monday. "During our detention, (we were) subjected to physical and moral pressure and all of our confessions were false and have no legal value," wrote Mahbubeh Abbas-Golizadeh, Fereshteh Ghazi, Massud Ghoreyshi and Hanif Mazruwi.
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Iran Focus: Tehran, May 04 – One man was publicly hanged in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz, while four other prisoners were executed in the Iranian capital today, charged with armed robbery or murder. Reza H. was hanged in public in Ahwaz in the early hours of the day, accused of stabbing to death a man identified only as Hossein A.
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Iran Focus: Tehran, May 02 - A man accused of murdering a
taxi driver was hanged in Karoon Prison in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz on Monday morning, according to the state-run news agency. The man, only identified as Yaqoub R., was executed in the city which has been the scene of mass social unrest and clashes between anti-government protesters and State Security Forces.
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Reporters Without Borders: Press freedom shrank daily during 2004 in Iran, one the world's 10 countries most repressive of the media. Countless threats hang over journalists and they are beaten when thrown in jail. The country has for years been the Middle East's biggest prison for journalists. Since the massive crackdown in 2000 which resulted in the justice ministry closing down nearly 100 reformist newspapers ...
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Iran Focus: Brussels, Apr. 29 – The European Parliament adopted a resolution yesterday, calling on Iran to end its increasing human rights violations. The EP resolution said
that it was “very concerned that the human rights situation has deteriorated in the last two years and calls on the Iranian authorities to make a serious commitment to reversing this trend”.
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