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Sixteen hanged after 14 Iranian border guards die in attack - DAWN.COM

Sixteen hanged after 14 Iranian border guards die in attack - DAWN.COM | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

“Sixteen rebels linked to groups hostile to the regime were hanged this morning in the prison of Zahedan in response to the death of border guards in Saravan,” Mohammad Marzieh, the attorney general of Sistan-Balochistan province, was quoted as saying by Fars news agency.

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Saravan lies in the southeastern province of Sistan-Balochistan near the Pakistani border and is home to a large community of minority Sunni Muslims, unlike the rest of Shia-dominated Iran.

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The group says it is fighting for the rights of the ethnic Sunni Balochis who make up a significant part of the Iranian province’s population.

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Iran executes four more Baloch political prisoners - Zahidan - News - Balochwarna News

Iran executes four more Baloch political prisoners - Zahidan - News - Balochwarna News | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Zahidan : 

The Iranian fascist regime hanged yet another four Baloch in a prison in Zahedan, the capital city of Iranian occupied Balochistan, on Saturday. 

The Human Rights Activist (HARANA) has named the four latest Baloch victims of the state’s barbarism as: Gulam Reki, Parviz Mirbalochzahi, Abdulah Barahoui and Mohammad shah Norzai. They were executed on 16 February 2013. 

The report further said with elections approaching, the brutal regime of Iran has accelerated the murder of Baloch prisoners under-custody. 

Just two weeks ago on Wednesday on 30th January 2013, five Baloch prisoners named: Nezar Shahbakhsh son of Allahdad, Abdullah Shahbakhsh son of Asad, Nematullah Shahbakhsh son of Wali Mohamad, Abdul Rahman Shahbakhsh son of Yousef and Saleh Nutizahi were executed in the city of Kerman.

It is pertinent to mention that the Iranian regime never provides any legal attorney to the political prisoners. Their fate is decided by the kangaroo court of Iranian mullahs out of public sight. The regime also often refuses to hand over the bodies of the executed persons to their families.

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Eight Baloch Political Prisoners in Iran Face Imminent Execution

Eight Baloch Political Prisoners in Iran Face Imminent Execution | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

(ZAHEDAN, Occupied Balochistan) - Iran has in the past executed hundreds of innocent Baloch, Azeriz and Ahwazi political activists without any fair trial. Most of the executed men were charged with fake drug trafficking offensives or Mohre (enemies of God what Iran calls them).

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Kabul conference calls for end to genocide of Baloch people in Pakistan and Iran - News - News :

Kabul conference calls for end to genocide of Baloch people in Pakistan and Iran - News - News : | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

KABUL:The Council of Baloch Elders of Afghanistan in Kabul, has in a declaration, called for urgent measures to stop the genocide of Baloch nation in Pakistan and Iran.

In a seminar organized in the Afghan capital, the council accused authorities in both Pakistan and Iran of perpetrating genocide and massive human rights violations against the Baloch people.

Baloch and Afghan political leaders ,intellectuals have participated in the seminar. Sattar Purdili, Proffesor Naela Qadri Baloch, Dr.Shair Agha Baloch, Maulana Delmurad Baloch ,Afghan politician and intellectual Agha Suleman Laiq, Ahmed Syedi,Agha Wazeeri and others addressed.

Participants at the seminar, which was held at the Mumtaz Mahal Hotel in Kabul on Thursday claimed that over 14000 Baloch people are missing and hundreds of their bullet-riddled bodies have been recovered from parts of Balochistan. ....

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Systematic Human Rights Violation in occupied Balochistan.MP4

WOW!  This really shows the issues the Baloch people confront daily in Iran.  Iran/Pakistan/Afghanistan have all annexed Baloch lands!  

 

Please work to highten awareness of these issues and work for a free, independent Balochistan!

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Iranian theocratic regime opens fire on peaceful rally in Balochistan

Iranian theocratic regime opens fire on peaceful rally in Balochistan | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Two innocent Baloch women killed and 3 wounded when Iranian occupying forces opened fire on a peaceful rally in Western Balochistan. The peaceful protest was organized by local women demanding basic rights.

According to details the peaceful women protest rally was going through the streets of Pashamg when the brutal forces of occupying Iranian theocratic regime showed up and opened indiscriminate fire on the participants. Two Baloch women died on the spot while 3 including 2 young children left badly wounded. Others managed to escape the firing.

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The Baloch factor: deterring Iranian extremism in the Middle East - Crisis Balochistan

The Baloch factor: deterring Iranian extremism in the Middle East - Crisis Balochistan | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Crisis Balochistan: News and Opinions on the ongoing conflict in Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan...
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BALOCH LAND: Forced Confession Of Baloch Political Prisoners In Iran

BALOCH LAND: Forced Confession Of Baloch Political Prisoners In Iran | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Zahidan : We fear their execution will happen soon, thus asking international community and human rights defenders to intervene and put pressure on the Iranian government to halt the prisoners’ execution and provide them open and fair trial with access to their own defense lawyers.

Iranian official television has broadcasted forced confession of some Baloch political Prisoners most of them were arrested in March, April and May 2012. They confess of their involvement in assassination of Mr. Mulavi Mostafa Jungozahi.

Most of the people in the region believe that Mulavi Janguzahi has been assassinated by the regime’s own security forces, in order to justify their plan for arresting Baloch activists and terrorizing people in Balochistan. Even Mulavi Mostafa Jangozahi's family members have rejected these people’s involvement in the assassination plot.

Given the regime’s fear of uprising by oppressed nationalities people against open discrimination, it is using its most fearful instrument of forceful confession and execution in the regions of oppressed nationalities. In the recent weeks the regime has convicted to death also Kurdish and Arab political prisoner in Iran. They also have been shown in TV where they have confessed their connection to foreign countries and assassinations.

It is the Iranian authorities’ normal practice in Balochistan to execute political prisoners after their forced televised confessions. We fear their execution will happen soon, thus asking international community and human rights defenders to intervene and put pressure on the Iranian government to halt the prisoners’ execution and provide them open and fair trial with access to their own defense lawyers.

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The great people of Balochistan face oppression at the hands of not only Pakistan, but also Iran. All world powers and media who remain silent and do not act against these abuses are complicit in the crimes! SILENCE IS A WAR CRIME! RAISE YOUR VOICE FOR THE FREEDOM AND INDEPENDENCE OF THE BALOCH!
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Three Baluch political prisoners were executed in Iran | Freedom Messenger

Three Baluch political prisoners were executed in Iran | Freedom Messenger | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

HRANA News Agency – Three Baluch political prisoners: Abdolbaset Rigi, Abdoljalil Kahrazehi and Yahya Chari Zehi with the charge of Moharebeh (enmity against God) were executed in Zahedan prison, early this morning.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA),these three prisoners who were sentenced to death with charge of Moharebeh via being member of Political-Military groups, were executed this morning in Zahedan prison.

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Balochistan: Iranian security forces firing, one killed and four injured - Quetta

Balochistan: Iranian security forces firing, one killed and four injured - Quetta | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Iran’s Al-mersaad opened firing on Baloch protesters in Bogaan bazaar here on Wednesday. At least one man has been killed and four women critically injured.

According to details the Iranian Al-mersaad force has attempted to set up a check post in Bogaan Bazaar, a town in Iranian occupied Balochistan. The residents of the area objected saying that setting up of the check post will make life difficult for already oppressed people. The resident of the area gathered to register their protest but the Iranian security forces opened indiscriminate firing on them. Resultantly, one man was killed and four women have been wounded.

The deceased has been identified as Yaqoob S/O Shah Dad Baluch. The injured women have been shifted to Pahra (Iranshahr) hospital where their condition was stated to be critical.

It is pertinent to mention that Almersaad forces have similar powers like the FC (frontier corps) in Pakistan. They have been dispatched from Tehran; they operate under the direct supervision of Iran’s supreme leaders and consider themselves answerable to none. Local people say that they are the most brutal force that has made life miserable for innocent people. They have established check posts almost everywhere in Iranian occupied Balochistan and they often kill innocent Baloch without any reason.

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UNPO Speaks Out Against New Arrests of Baloch People in Iran

UNPO Speaks Out Against New Arrests of Baloch People in Iran | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

In the past week reports indicate that the Iranian regime has arrested up to sixty Baloch people in the latest restrictions to be placed on the rights of the Baloch people to expression, free speech, and peaceful demonstration in the Islamic Republic of Iran. ....

 

It is therefore in the strongest possible terms that I condemn this latest arrest of up to sixty Baloch people over the past month in Iran. The ongoing targeted policies against the Baloch people, which has resulted in mass displacement, killings, disappearances and mass imprisonment in Balochistan must cease.

Furthermore, the discrimination against the Baloch population and the denial of their linguistic rights and access to education in their mother tongue must end if the root causes of such discontent are to be addressed in any meaningful way. I urge the Iranian authorities to account for the detained protesters, uphold Iran’s international obligations, and for the international community to arise their concerns with the Iranian authorities around the world.

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Baloch reject the HRCP recent report, listed death figures are not accurate

Baloch  reject the HRCP recent report, listed death figures are not accurate | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

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Relatives of Baloch Missing Persons have been protesting for release of their loved ones since 714 days while it’s 85th day of protest in Karachi.

They said that Pakistan has long been committing genocide of Baloch nation & perpetrating atrocities against them but recently the occupying state of Iran has also started atrocities in Eastern Occupied Balochistan. Iranian forces enter Eastern Occupied Balochistan with full impunity from the officials of Pakistani state and commit mass atrocities against Baloch living in border areas of Eastern & Western Balochistan occupied by Pakistan & Iran respectively......

He said that the accurate figure of Baloch Missing Persons is 14385 & more than 400 bullet riddled, tortured, mutilated corpses have been found so far.

...He condemned the report of HRCP & said that HRCP should not misinform the world by releasing such inaccurate reports.

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Iranian theocratic regime opens fire on peaceful Baloch rally , 2 women killed

Iranian theocratic regime opens fire on peaceful Baloch rally , 2 women killed | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

According to details the peaceful women protest rally was going through the streets of Pashamg when the brutal forces of occupying Iranian theocratic regime showed up and opened indiscriminate fire on the participants. Two Baloch women died on the spot while 3 including 2 young children left badly wounded. Others managed to escape the firing.  ...

It is to be noted Iranian regime's staunch attitude towards Baloch have take an extremely brutal behavior after a bill in favor of Baloch people's right of self-determination landed in US Congress a few days back. The bill also stated Balochistan is divided into three different parts which are currently under Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iranian rule, thus legitimizes the Baloch demand of right of self-determination.

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Baluch kisses the rope before being hanged in Iran.

Baluch kisses the rope before being hanged in Iran. | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

This says alot about the level of torment for peoples in Iran.  The hangman's rope is your beloved deliverer........

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