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Iran executes two men held during the period of unrest that erupted after June's presidential poll, unconfirmed reports say.
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The 3,400 men and women residents in Camp Ashraf were there when the U.S.-led coalition forces invaded Iraq in 2003. They stayed completely neutral. After the downfall of the Saddam Hussein government, they were protected by U.S. forces in return for voluntarily accepting complete disarmament.
The United States designated them as protected persons under the Geneva Conventions. Every one of the residents received written assurance by a U.S. official that they would be protected until their final disposition. The United States gave them its word.
Iraq's refusal to allow UNHCR refugee status determination of the residents leaves no doubt that it has no intention of resolving this crisis peacefully and is planning to carry out the mullahs' demand that Ashraf be demolished and its residents annihilated -- because Tehran knows full well that they represent its democratic and viable opposition.
This is an excellent documentary of the History of Iran and the history of American foreign policy as it pertains to Iran! Even handed, and fair.....not propagandish! A must view! Please watch and become informed, pressure the US Government to pull back from the Foreign policy Abyss they are marching towards!
Obviously, citizens of the free world can speak out. Thus, the Iran Information Project joins the many who support the Iranian people in their struggle for freedom and democracy.
A primary goal is to provide information on how to set up secure, anonymous, internet connections. We hope that by using such open access, those inside Iran can freely seek the help they need from legal and human rights support centers. We provide links to and contact information for several important ones. We also hope that our friends in Iran can benefit from the availability of uncensored news and other communications.
One member of his family was murdered by the regime, the other gunned down near the Iraqi border as he was attempting to flee Iran. The regime perpetrators then drove the latter's body back to Iran and dumped it in the street, in front of his business, to intimidate others from speaking out against the crimes and brutality of the Islamic regime.
Israel refuses to tell US its Iran intentions...
Many observers also believe that the bellicose rhetoric voiced by a number of senior Israeli figures in recent days is largely bluff, designed to goad the international community into imposing sanctions of such severity that Iran would be forced into economic ruin if it persisted with its nuclear ambitions. Israel says that if Iran’s central bank were sanctioned and a ban on Iranian oil exports enforced by an international naval blockade, military action would not be necessary.
Russia's Foreign Minister has warned that an attack on Iran would be a grave mistake - with unpredictable consequences. Sergey Lavrov's statement comes after Israel said possible military action against Iran's nuclear facilities is becoming more likely. Seyed Mohammad Marandi, a Professor at the University of Tehran says Israel will loose if Iran strikes back...
[Las Vegas has got Israel at 3:1 odds over Iran in a best of 4 out of 7 Nuclear Conflict...... Wanna' bet?]
Shimon Peres, a peace-process veteran who is now president of Israel, is signaling the likelihood of an Israeli attack on Iran’s nuclear-weapons capability.
[I think Israel, SaudiArabia, and the US will act militarily....possibly with the Arab League and or the GCC forces......I think the Iranian regime must be muted for the sake of keeping Nuclear proliferation to a minimum , but also to keep human rights to a maximum! ]
In an announcement issued on Saturday November 5, the prisoners refer to the Iranian Parliament as a “sham” akin to the Egyptian Parliament during the rule of former president Hosni Mubarak.
“For a long time, the blatant interference of the government, and especially that of security and military forces, have turned elections into an elaborately staged show” the political prisoners write. “And the resulting Parliament has become a sham parliament, one that is even unable to defend its own rights and to ascertain the execution of its own legislation.”
The coming parliamentary elections in March have been cause for concern for the Islamic Republic establishment, because allegations of vote fraud in the presidential elections of 2009 led to widespread protests. The protests caused a deep rift in the establishment, and numerous reformists were arrested and sentenced to stiff prison terms. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s chief opponents in the presidential race, MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, have been under house arrest since last February
WASHINGTON – Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the U.S. should consider even tougher penalties against Iran’s government and “be doing everything we can to bring it down.”
Rice tells ABC’s “This Week” that the U.S. should never take the option of military force off the table when it comes to dealing with Iran.
[I think Israel, Saudi Arabia and the US will act against Iran sometime, before Iran's Nuclear dreams are fullfilled....maybe all the GCC will act in accord or the Arab League.....]
A large group of asylum-seeking Kurds in Stockholm have gone on hunger strike with some sewing their lips together in a desperate attempt to try and stop their removal to Iran...
FBI Insider: Obama Administration Likely Manufactured Dubious Terror Plot No information about plot exists within FBI channels Paul Joseph Watson
'Red Flag ' operation would explain the bogus Iran assasination plot story perpetrated by the Obama regime.......believe the attack when you see it though.....I wouldn't be surprised if they do a tactical assault on Iran's nuclear facilities to shut down the manufacture of weapons grade Uranium.
Iran Human Rights, October 8: One prisoner was executed and four other prisoners were punished with amputation of the limbs in the prison of (...)...
The UNHCR continues to appear powerless to stop the persecution and pending forced return of refugees to Iran and cannot travel into this area without armored vehicles and an armed U.S. escort. Only we, as a nation, can prevent yet another atrocity and tragedy in Iraq. Who cares enough to shout out for these innocent people, who will otherwise be imprisoned, tortured, and likely executed by the Islamic terrorists in Iran? The detainees and their families have asked us and the United States to help them. Will you?
....In Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, belief in the hidden hand of Iran behind the protests has led to both governments making a serious mistake. They have come to believe they are facing a revolutionary threat, when the Bahraini and Saudi Shia would be satisfied with a fair share of jobs, official positions and business. The Shia want to join the club, not blow it up. By refusing to see this, the Saudi and Bahraini monarchs destabilise their own states. ....
“The United States welcomes decisions by the U.N. General Assembly’s Third Committee to highlight human rights abuses in Iran, Burma and North Korea,” says Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations, November 21.
Iraq has served a virtual "death warrant" on some 3,400 Iranian dissidents exiled in a camp north of Baghdad, the head of the European parliament's delegation for relations with Iraq says.
Iran Clerics: Women are too stupid to ski by themselves...
Or, men are to weak to obey Islamic law when confronted with Iranian ski bunny beauty!
[The latter is more probable!]
Khabarnegaran.com Niki Rahjou 30 July, 2011 Original Farsi-language article: http://khabarnegaran.info/article.php3?id_article=253 Petition for Siamak Ghaaderi: http://www.gopetition.com/pe...
Years of negotiations and sanctions have failed to stop Iran from its pursuit of a nuclear bomb and its missile program, nor have they convinced the jihadists in Tehran to change behavior. Today Iran holds enough enriched uranium for six nuclear bombs, has over 1,000 ballistic missiles, and is tripling its production of highly enriched uranium.Iran's strategy has been effective: ...The Iranian leaders have concluded that due to the current events in the Middle East and the global economic crisis, the U.S. and the West have no option but to tolerate a nuclear-armed Iran and that any talk of military action is an empty bluff. A recent analysis in the Iranian Keyhan newspaper, under direct supervision of Khamenei's office, best describes their view: the U.S. has been defeated and soon will be buried.Any talk of further sanctions will only verify that the West fears war and further instability in the region and must accept a nuclear-armed Iran.The radicals in Iran are, at best, only months away from arming their missiles with nuclear warheads. Mutually assured destruction will not deter those who call themselves the soldiers of the Hidden Imam, Imam Mahdi, the last Islamic Messiah who they believe will bring chaos on the world.Hundreds of millions of lives are at stake. We have to move beyond what's politically expedient, for there's only a small window of opportunity to avert great destruction to humanity. We have the ability to help Iranians rid themselves from this jihadist regime, but if we fail to do so, you can be assured that there will be war -- and it won't be on our terms.
[I remember when there was this peaceful blue planet with these human creatures living on it.........Oh, those were the good ol' days! Where have all the the humans gone?]
On the occasion of 13 Aban (November 4th, the anniversary of the hostage-taking of the American embassy in Iran), a group of current and former Iranian student activists have written a letter to Amerrican president Barack Obama.
In order to help the Iranian people, please focus on:
Placing sanctions against human rights violations, high-ranking Iranian regime members, and IRGC commanders and members of their immediate families.Sanctioning companies the IRGC holds shares in. The managers of these companies should also be sanctioned.Freezing the Iranian authorities' bank accounts, blocking their property (ies) and assets, and banning their trips abroad.Making it easier for the Iranian people to access the Internet and satellite.Assisting in the circulation of free information in Iran.Speaking out against censorship, Internet filtering, blocking of satellite signals, and the surveillance of Iranian dissidents-and severely punish companies and governments who provide equipment to make it possible.Adhering to the already-existing sanctions-and placing pressure on the governments, institutions, and companies who skirt and violate these sanctions.Urging allies to also end their cooperation with the Iranian regime and put the sanctions into effect.Carefully ensuring that media funded by the American tax-payers' money does not provide platforms for supporters and sympathizers of the Islamic Republic or anti-western and anti-American thoughts.Sanctioning the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran.Ending appeasement and passive government policies with dictators.Sanctioning the purchase of Iranian oil.
UN nuclear watchdog to release report on activities this week; Iran has carried out experiments in the final stage for developing nuclear weapons including explosions and computer simulations of explosions.
Iran is pursuing its nuclear weapons program at the Parchin military base about 30 kilometers from Tehran, diplomatic sources in Vienna say. The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency is expected to release a report this week on Iran’s nuclear activities.
In May 2008, a unit of Koch Industries Inc., one of the world’s largest privately held companies, sent Ludmila Egorova-Farines, its newly hired compliance officer and ethics manager, to investigate the management of a subsidiary in Arles in...
The Koch brothers need to do some jail time, answer for their criminal behaviors!
Despite doubts about an alleged Iranian plot, an adviser to the Saudi government seemed to up the ante by claiming that one of the accused plotters was also involved in a conspiracy to incite protests in Bahrain earlier this year.
[Claims of Iranian meddling in Bahrain are nothing more than fading Regime's futile attempts to retain power by raising the quandry of sectarian strife. This does evidence, however, that Saudi Arabia is complicit in any assault on Iran that is to come eminently..........I think there will be a move against Iran's nuclear enrichment locations soon....]
Exploiting real concerns about Iran's influence in the region, Bahrain's government insists that a conspiracy led by Iran and its proxy, the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah, is behind Bahraini citizens' calls for reform -- a claim that echoes South African President P.W. Botha's apartheid government's claim that democracy activists in his country were coordinated by Peking or Moscow. In that case, officials pointed to Pravda's delight at carrying reports of unrest in the country as proof of their conspiracy theory, just as Bahraini rulers now cite the Iranian-funded Press TV's coverage of the democracy protests as evidence of a conspiracy with the democracy activists.
Some U.S. officials now say that Iran might not have instigated the pro-democracy demonstrations in Bahrain, but it's waiting for an opportunity to exploit them. That sounds eerily and depressingly like what used to pass, 26 years ago, as sophisticated analysis about the relationship between South African democracy activists and the Soviet Union.