Iranian Faces Death Penalty for Watching Satellite TV

01 May 2012

Stop Fundamentalism – An Iranian political prisoner, following two years of detention in various solitary prisons, has received a death sentence from a criminal court in Tehran for having watched and contacted an Iranian dissident television program, Simay-e Azadi, says HRDIA.net which is a Persian language website with a focus on human rights situation in Iran.

Iran Hanged 8 including 2 women in Zahedan

11 March 2012

Stop Fundamentalism – Iranian regime has hanged 8 prisoners in Zahedan, southwest of Iran, Saturday morning, reports HRA News agency (Iranian Human Rights Activists).  Two of the prisoners were women. Also reports say that two of the men executed were Afghan nationals.

Rapporteur Magnifies Iran’s Human Rights Violations

08 March 2012

2003 - 2011 Number of ExecutionsStop Fundamentalism - Ahmad Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, released a new report on March 6 about the country’s deteriorating human rights situation.  

Mr. Shaheed regretted that the government of Iran did not allow him to visit the country on 19 September. 

In his report, Shaheed urged the Iranian authorities to give “positive consideration to his request” for a visit to allow his “unfettered access to the country to carry out his mandate.”

Iranian Crackdown on Journalists and Media Condemned

06 March 2012

Stop Fundamentalism – Reporters Without Borders slammed Iran for what it called the “Islamic Republic’s continuing serious violations of rights of journalists and those who defend freedom of information.”

Mass Arrest of Christians Continue in Iran

05 March 2012

Stop Fundamentalism – Media sources from Iran warn that the number of arrested Christians in Iran is on the rise in various cities.

HRA News reports that the arrested, are mostly new Christians who have converted from Islam.

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