May 29, 2009

Amnesty International Report 2009

Iran :
In March and May, seven Baha’i community leaders were arrested by Ministry of Intelligence officials. In August they were charged with vaguely worded national security offences. All were prisoners of conscience. Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi, a cleric opposed to the government, remained in prison in poor health serving an 11-year prison term imposed after an unfair trial by the Special Court for the Clergy (SCC) in August 2007. The sentence included internal exile and in November he was moved from Tehran to Yazd.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It's so bad that we live in Islamic republic country but no one can speak and say his/her belief and choose his/her school and religion with out any fear of catching or capturing. I sorry for this country.