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British MPs demand tougher Iran policy, support opposition

ImageLondon, Oct. 12 – Members of Britain’s House of Commons from the country’s three major political parties took turns to lambaste Iran’s hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his government in a lively parliamentary debate, according to a transcript of their debate posted on the United Kingdom Parliament website.

Britain has accused Iran of helping to kill British soldiers in southern Iraq.

ImageSix soldiers and two security guards have died in the past three months, all victims of a new explosives technique supplied via Iran, a senior British official said yesterday.
It is the first time that the long-suspected link between the Iraqi insurgents and their neighbours has been declared officially by Britain. The United States has for some time been openly accusing Tehran of supporting and influencing the insurgents’ attacks on coalition troops in Iraq.

Get home by dusk, Iran tells female civil servants

ImageTEHRAN – Female civil servants at Iran’s Culture Ministry and female journalists at the state newspaper and news agency must be out of the office by dusk to be with their families, a directive said on Tuesday.

The directive was issued by Culture Minister Mohammad Hossein Saffar-Harandi, one of a batch of hardline cabinet ministers brought in by President Mahmoud Ahamdinejad who won a landslide election in June.

Senior Iran cleric: Prostitutes must be hanged

ImageTehran, Iran, Oct. 10 – A senior Iranian cleric in the city of Qom called for death sentences to be handed down to prostitutes, a semi-official daily reported on Monday.

“Those who try to spread prostitution, corruption, and sins in society must be dealt with”, Ayatollah Nasser Makarem-Shirazi, one of the highest-ranking clerics in the holy city, said.

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Youngsters Execution

Scene of an actual execution in Iran. Victims are barely 18.

Opponents of the Iranian regime are on hunger strike on death row

The Islamic fundamentalist regime of Iran has been condemned 51 times by various UN bodies including the General Assembly and the Commission on Human Rights in the past 25 years.

Tens of thousands of political opponents of the regime have been executed without the right to defend themselves or a fair trial. Children as young as 13 years of age, pregnant women and elderly people have been among the victims of execution, and many opponents have been treated as common criminals, and executed.

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Two women lay flowers in memory of the London bombing victims.

Help us to stop Fundamentalism

In the morning of 7th of July, 59 innocent people became victims of fundamentalists in the London Bombing. Many bereaved families did not have their loved ones with them that night. No one wanted to believe that those dear to them will never come back.

For many the greatest shock was the fact that those perpetrators who carried out these acts of horror were British born and bread. They were our children’s friends and even their teachers.

Iran has set up torture chamber in Iraqi capital – report

ImageLondon, Oct. 02 – Iran has set up a torture chamber in the Iraqi capital Baghdad where agents of its notorious Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) have “brutally tortured Iraqi youths”, according to a London-based Arab daily.

Iran human rights a priority for EU under UK presidency Fri. 1 Jul 2005

London, Jul. 01 – Human rights in Iran will be a priority for the European Union under the Presidency of the United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair, according to a report released by British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw.

Amnesty International censures Iran rights abuses Thu. 26 May 2005

amnestyLondon, May 26 – The London-based international human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, in its 2005 annual report, released this week, strongly criticized Iran’s theocratic regime for its continuing gross violation of human rights.

Friends of Humanity was one of the sponsers of the Paris Nuclear Conference.

ImageSeptember 22 – Nuclear experts and political dignitaries on Tuesday joined together in a conference in Paris to raise alarm over the threat of Iran’s suspected nuclear program and discussed various ways of dealing with a full-blown crisis.