Archive: Human Rights

“Be Our Voice” against executions in Iran Campaign

“Be Our Voice!” Download PDF: 190KB London, 3 February 2010 - On 27 January 2010, a young man was executed in Iran. At the time of his alleged offence he could not have been more than 16 or 17. He is the first juvenile offender convicted and executed on political charges. He made his ‘confession’ under duress while watching his pregnant sister being threatened by security forces. She later lost the baby. Arrested two months

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“Be Our Voice” against executions in Iran Campaign

MEDIA RELEASE – ‘Be Our Voice’

‘Be Our Voice’ Download PDF: 14 kb   Today, an anti death penalty in Iran campaign is launched.  Supported by Iranian human rights groups and political parties it condemns the death penalty and its shameful use as a political tool in Islamic Republic’s internal factional fighting. London, 3 February 2010 - The Islamic Republic unjustly executed its first minor on political charges on 27 January 2010. Four girls and 134 boys, all juvenile offenders, remain

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MEDIA RELEASE – ‘Be Our Voice’

LIST OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS ON DEATH ROW

4 girls and 134 boys are on death row today in Iran. All have committed their alleged offences when they were under the age of 18 and recognised as a child according to international law and Islamic Republic's international obligations as signatory to  the Rights of the Child Convention; This is a full list of their names and case details Download Excel File 104kb

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LIST OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS ON DEATH ROW

Right to life and Death penalty in Iran – 1

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Right to life and Death penalty in Iran – 1

In Celebration of Iranian Women – IWD 2008

[gallery link="file" size="medium" ids="419,611,628,618,585,622"] International Women’s day 2008 Frontline Club – 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ Paddington Underground Station Time: 14:30 – 17:00 Date: Saturday 8 March 2008 WATCH IT! Read the Round-table Notice Watch it LIVE on E2 satellite channel (US and Canada) Live streaming on WWW.PAMTV.US On March 8th 2008, International Women’s Day, Association des Chercheurs Iraniens (ACI) will launch a year long programme of celebrations to honour the courage and achievements

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In Celebration of Iranian Women – IWD 2008

Elizabeth Sidney Speech – IWD 2008

  International Women’s day 2008 Frontline Club – 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ Date: Saturday 8 March 2008 ACI Meeting in Celebration of Iranian Women International Women’s Day 8/03/2008 Iran is probably the world leader in misogyny, the relentless persecution of women as a tool in the regime’s armoury to ensure they stay in power. Intimidation of women is a key element in terrorizing families and whole communities. It is enforced by a huge,

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Elizabeth Sidney Speech – IWD 2008

Mitty Tohma’s Speech – IWD 2008

[caption id="attachment_585" align="alignnone" width="300"] Mitty Tohma - WFWP[/caption] International Women’s day 2008 Time: 14:30 – 17:00 Date: Saturday 8 March 2008 Mitty Tohma, President WFWP-UK The Role of Women in Creating a Culture of Peace Good afternoon.  Thank you for inviting me to share a few words to mark the International Women’s Day, recognizing the crucial role that women have in nurturing and guiding future leaders Throughout history, walls have been raised between peoples, such

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Mitty Tohma’s Speech – IWD 2008

Two Poems for Women of Iran – IWD 2008

International Women’s day 2008 Time: 14:30 – 17:00 Date: Saturday 8 March 2008  Shirin Razavian Rainbow of memories     I see us Still looking for a rainbow With our dresses Flowing in the wind And our platted hair Shiny and black   I see us Still- Walking along the riverbank With our feet Rosy from the cold water And the sun Playing cheeky games In the honey of our eyes   I still hear

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Two Poems for Women of Iran – IWD 2008

Watch It! – IWD 2008

London – UK Time: 14:30 – 17:00 Date: Saturday 8 March 2008 Voice of AmericaInterview with Roya Kashefi – 7 March 2008 (In Farsi) (starts at 17:11)         click on RSS link to listen to the report Radio Zamaneh Special report of the event by Farangis Mohebi   8 March 2008 (in Farsi)   Read the text (in Farsi) متن گزارش http://radiozamaaneh.com/Mohebbi/2008/03/post_31.html International Women’s Day 2008A Tribute To the Iranian Women Roya

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Watch It! – IWD 2008

Protest over Proposed harmonisation of EU Asylum Laws

Date:    28 April 2004 Ref:      96/M/271   Mr Bertie Ahern The Taoiseach and EU President Government Buildings Merron Street Upper Dublin - 2   Protest over Proposed harmonisation of EU Asylum Laws     Return to designated safe third countries. The proposed appeals procedure. Detentions and enforced deportations.   We would like to add our voice of concern and protest over the proposed asylum laws being debated this week.  It is with regret that we

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Protest over Proposed harmonisation of EU Asylum Laws