March 26, 2011

Boroujerdi's Letter to the UN Human Rights Council

In the appeal which was read at the headquarters of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on the 10th March 2011, by the Iranian journalist Nazenin Ansari.

Ladies and Gentlemen, according to Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, of which Iran remains a signatory, everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.

March 07, 2011

The brutal attack against Mr. Boroujerdi with infected razorblades has resulted in severe physical injuries

According to reports received recently from the infamous Evin prison on the 27th of February 2011, a group of prison officers have stormed the detention centre of Mr. Boroujerdi in order to inflict abuse upon him. Mr. Boroujerdi was attacked and severely beaten and after the repeated beatings and insults to the imprisoned dissident, his arms and legs were tied and his body was cut with infected razorblades. Moreover the officers violently shaved his beard with the same infected razors and caused deep wounds and cuts to his face.