London, Oct. 12 â€“ Members of Britainâ€™s House of Commons from the countryâ€™s three major political parties took turns to lambaste Iranâ€™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.
Six 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 insurgentsâ€™ attacks on coalition troops in Iraq.
TEHRAN – 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.
Tehran, Iran, Oct. 10 â€“ 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.
â€œThose who try to spread prostitution, corruption, and sins in society must be dealt withâ€, Ayatollah Nasser Makarem-Shirazi, one of the highest-ranking clerics in the holy city, said.
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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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 childrenâ€™s friends and even their teachers.
London, Oct. 02 â€“ Iran has set up a torture chamber in the Iraqi capital Baghdad where agents of its notorious Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) have â€œbrutally tortured Iraqi youthsâ€, according to a London-based Arab daily.
London, Jul. 01 â€“ 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.
London, May 26 â€“ The London-based international human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, in its 2005 annual report, released this week, strongly criticized Iranâ€™s theocratic regime for its continuing gross violation of human rights.
September 22 – Nuclear experts and political dignitaries on Tuesday joined together in a conference in Paris to raise alarm over the threat of Iranâ€™s suspected nuclear program and discussed various ways of dealing with a full-blown crisis.