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Friends of Humanity co-sponsors rally in Berlin.

Iran-Russia: Iranians call on Russia to refer mullahs’ nuclear file to U.N. Security Council

Image October 20 – Russia was urged to help refer the Iranian regime’s nuclear dossier to the United Nations Security Council by Iranians who gathered in Berlin outside the country’s embassy on Wednesday.

Supporters of Friends of Humanity and other Iranian opponents called for an end to the policy of appeasement vis-à-vis the clerical regime and the enforcement of an oil embargo to compel the regime to fulfill its international obligations.

The participants in this gathering condemned human rights violations in Iran and stressed that the mullahs needed nuclear weapons to further their terrorist ambitions.

Amnesty rips Iran for child executions

ImageTehran, Iran, Oct. 20 – A top international human rights organisation condemned Iran on Thursday for handing down death sentences to minors and continuing to issue sentences of stoning to death.

Amnesty International said that it was “outraged” at the sentences.

“Iran has executed at least seven juvenile offenders in 2005 including two minors who were under 18 at the time of their execution”, Amnesty said in a statement.

Amnesty said that a draft law currently under consideration fell “far short” of the measures which Iran had to fulfil to meet its international obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

Thousands of students protest sex segregation in central Iran

ImageTehran, Iran, Oct. 19 – Thousands of students from the Najaf-Abad Open University demonstrated on campus on Tuesday against new sex segregation rules, Iran Focus has learnt.

The demonstration, however, turned violent after security forces attacked the roughly 7,000 angry students. Many of the students were forcefully locked in several rooms in the university building.

Students complained against new measures implemented on campus, including separate entrances and exits for male and female students, refusal of entry for students with long hair, short-sleeve shirts, bright-coloured clothes, or sports shoes.

Iran sentences woman to execution

ImageTehran, Iran, Oct. 18 – An Iranian woman was sentenced to execution in the Iranian capital on Monday, a state-run daily reported on Tuesday.

The woman, only identified by her first name Raheleh, was found guilty of murdering her husband, whom she had accused of having an affair with a younger woman, the daily Javan wrote.

Female students clash with police in Iran capital

ImageTehran, Iran, Oct. 18 – Students from a female dormitory of Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran started a protest against lack of water supply, a state-owned daily reported on Tuesday.

The students started their demonstration outside the dormitory late Sunday night, the hard-line daily Jomhouri Islami reported. They set paper and several tyres on fire, while also chanting for the resignation of the university dean.

They threw stones at security officials at the scene who were trying to prevent an escalation of the crisis. Several hit-and-run skirmishes erupted in the process

Friends of Humanity co-sponsors a gathering in Lille to condemn human rights violations in Iran

On Sunday 16th.Oct.2005, a gathering was arranged in Lille to commemorate the international day against execution, the participants were supporters of “FOH”, French citizens and some Iranian activists.

The first speaker was Mr. Jacque Rollier , who spoke about violation of Human rights in Iran. He described how more than 120,000 have been executed in the two decades of Mullahs’ rule in Iran, and how in a single incident, 30,000 political prisoners were mass-murdered  in 1988. He went on to analyze the inhuman rules imposed on the Iranian people, including the infamous nemesis law, which has been extensively applied since the Mullahs came to power, one of the worst laws known as has been extensively used.

Iran sentences woman to death by stoning for adultery

ImageTehran, Iran, Oct. 15 – A court in Iran sentenced a woman to death by stoning for adultery and an Afghan man to execution and 100 lashes on charges of murder, a state-run daily reported on Saturday.

The woman, identified by her first name Soqra, was accused of adultery and aiding the Afghan man, identified as Alireza, in the murder of her husband, also from Afghanistan. Soqra maintained her innocence throughout the trial, according to the daily Etemaad.

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. Iraqi youths are taken at midnight to the centre blindfolded and handcuffed by members of the Badr Brigade, the military wing of the pro-Iranian group Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI), the daily Asharq al-Awsat wrote in its Friday issue

Friends of Humanity co-sponsor the Paris conference.

Iran-Human Rights: World Day Against Death Penalty conference in Paris dealt with mullahs’ record.

ImageOctober 13 – Friends of Humanity took part and co-sponsored the Paris conference to mark the World Day Against Death Penalty.

This was a major conference held in Paris on Monday October 10.

The conference, chaired by Mr. Pierre Bercis, the President of the new Human Rights in France, also featured French Senator Jean-Pierre Michel; Jean Kahn, former chairman of the Human Rights Advisory Committee to the Prime Minister’s office; Bishop Jacques Gaillot; Violette Daguerre, chair of the Arab Human Rights Committee and its former chair Dr. Mansouf Mazrouki, and a number of other prominent politicians, human rights activists and lawyers.

Friends of Humanity co-sponsor the Paris conference.

Iran-Human Rights: World Day Against Death Penalty conference in Paris dealt with mullahs’ record.

ImageOctober 13 – Friends of Humanity took part and co-sponsored the Paris conference to mark the World Day Against Death Penalty.
This was a major conference held in Paris on Monday October 10.

The conference, chaired by Mr. Pierre Bercis, the President of the new Human Rights in France, also featured French Senator Jean-Pierre Michel; Jean Kahn, former chairman of the Human Rights Advisory Committee to the Prime Minister’s office; Bishop Jacques Gaillot; Violette Daguerre, chair of the Arab Human Rights Committee and its former chair Dr. Mansouf Mazrouki, and a number of other prominent politicians, human rights activists and lawyers.