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.”
Stop Fundamentalism – Amnesty International called on Asma al-Assad, the British born wife of Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad, to break silence and speak out on behalf of Syrian people and specially the Syrian women.
Amnesty’s statement came as the International Women’s Day is approaching on Thursday, March 8.
Stop Fundamentalism - A Saudi Arabian diplomat, Khalaf Al Ali, was shot in the chest and died in the Bangladesh capital in the early hours of Tuesday, the deputy commissioner of Dhaka police told AFP. He was found by the police near his home and rushed to the hospital where he died three hours later.
Stop Fundamentalism – German language news publications reported last week that Iran and North Korea have cooperated in a number of nuclear tests in early 2010. Die Welt newspaper reported Sunday that Iran has completed at least one nuclear weapons test in North Korea in 2010, says the website of Radio Farda, a Persian language radio program based in Europe.
Stop Fundamentalism – While the Iranian regime leaders are trying to create an illusion that the international sanctions have had no effect on the regime’s ability to control, lower rank fallouts create growing reason to concern for the ruling clerics.
Hussein Salami, Iranian Deputy Commander for the IRGC (Islamic Revolution Guards Corps) described the situation of the Iranian regime to be “most isolated and in technical, scientific and economic blockade,” and considered all “doors to be closed on regime.”
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.