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Iran still seeks to erase the ‘1988 prison massacre’ from memories, 25 years on - 29 August 2013

Headline Title:  Iran still seeks to erase the ‘1988 prison massacre’ from memories, 25 years on The last time Jafar Behkish saw his brothers, Mahmud and Mohammad Ali, both political activists imprisoned in Iran, they only had 10 minutes to talk through a glass window. On the 25th anniversary of the 1988 “prison massacre” in Iran, Jafar Behkish -- who had several relatives killed -- talks to Amnesty International about his fight for justice. Media Node:  Iran 2 Story Location:  Iran 29° 19' 33.5712" N, 53° 26' 15" E “My brother was killed on 28 August. In late November the authorities called us…and when my father went to the Revolutionary Committee office they said that both my brothers had been executed but they didn't give any documents. They didn’t say why they killed them, where they had been buried, why there had been a re-trial, their last words, nothing.” Source:  Jafar Behkish “These summary trials bore hardly any resemblance to judicial proceedings. Committees decided on a whim whether thousands of prisoners would live or die, based on their political or religious beliefs. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Iran: Human rights activist sentenced: Mansoureh Behkish Description:  Urgent Action, 13 April 2012 URL:  Iran: Preserve the Khavaran grave site for investigation into mass killings Description:  Document, 20 January 2009 URL:  Iran: The 20th anniversary of 1988 "prison massacre" Description:  Report, 19 August 2008

Iran. Le nouveau président doit tenir ses promesses de campagne en matière de droits humains

Les autorités iraniennes doivent saisir l’occasion que leur donne le changement de président pour répondre aux aspirations de nombreux Iraniens et revoir entièrement la situation des droits humains dans le pays, a déclaré Amnesty International ce vendredi 2 août 2013, à l’avant-veille de l’entrée en fonction du nouveau président. Les autorités iraniennes doivent saisir l’occasion que leur donne le changement de président pour répondre aux aspirations de nombreux Iraniens et revoir entièrement la situation des droits humains

Irán: El nuevo presidente debe cumplir las promesas de derechos humanos hechas durante la campaña

Las autoridades iraníes deben aprovechar la oportunidad que les brinda el cambio de liderazgo para cumplir las expectativas de una gran parte de la población y emprender una revisión completa de los derechos humanos en el país. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional en vísperas de la toma de posesión, este fin de semana, del nuevo presidente.  Las autoridades iraníes deben aprovechar la oportunidad que les brinda el cambio de liderazgo para cumplir las expectativas de una gran parte de la población y emprender una revisión completa de lo

Iran: New President must deliver on human rights campaign promises

The Iranian authorities must seize the opportunity presented by a change of leadership to fulfil the aspirations of many Iranians and undertake a complete overhaul of human rights in the country, said Amnesty International ahead of the inauguration of the new President this weekend.   The Iranian authorities must seize the opportunity presented by a change of leadership to fulfil the aspirations of many Iranians and undertake a complete overhaul of human rights in the country, s

Iran: New President must deliver on human rights campaign promises - 2 August 2013

Headline Title:  Iran: New President must deliver on human rights campaign promises The Iranian authorities must seize the opportunity presented by a change of leadership to fulfil the aspirations of many Iranians and undertake a complete overhaul of human rights in the country, s The Iranian authorities must seize the opportunity presented by a change of leadership to undertake a complete overhaul of human rights in the country. Media Node:  Iran briefing Story Location:  Iran 32° 13' 21.7668" N, 50° 58' 35.6268" E “For too long Iran has failed to live up to its human rights obligations under domestic and international law. After years of repression and international isolation, the Iranian authorities must stop posturing and acknowledge the severity of human rights violations in the country. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa. URL:  Iran: Human rights agenda for change Description:  Report, 02 August 2013 URL:  Iran: New President must deliver on human rights promises Description:  News Story, 17 June 2013 URL:  Iran: New briefing reveals crackdown on dissent ahead of election Description:  News story, 12 June 2013

Irán: El nuevo presidente debe cumplir las promesas en materia de derechos humanos

El triunfo del clérigo Hasán Ruhaní, de 64 años, en las elecciones presidenciales de Irán, representa otra oportunidad de abordar los abusos contra los derechos humanos en el país, según ha afirmado hoy Amnistía Internacional. El triunfo del clérigo Hasán Ruhaní, de 64 años, en las elecciones presidenciales de Irán, representa otra oportunidad de abordar los abusos contra los derechos humanos en el país, según ha afirmad

Iran. Le nouveau président doit tenir ses promesses concernant les droits humains

La victoire d'Hassan Rouhani, un dignitaire religieux âgé de 64 ans, à l'élection présidentielle en Iran, fournit une occasion nouvelle de lutter contre les violations des droits humains dans ce pays, a déclaré Amnesty International lundi 17 juin. La victoire d'Hassan Rouhani, un dignitaire religieux âgé de 64 ans, à l'élection présidentielle en Iran, fournit une occasion nouvelle de lutter contre les violations des droits humains dans

Iran: New President must deliver on human rights promises - 17 June 2013

Headline Title:  Iran: New President must deliver on human rights promises The victory of Hassan Rouhani, a 64-year-old cleric, in Iran’s presidential election, presents a new opportunity to address human rights abuses in the country, Amnesty International said today. The victory of Hassan Rouhani, a 64-year-old cleric, in Iran’s presidential election, presents a new opportunity to address human rights abuses in the country. Media Node:  Hassan Rouhani Story Location:  Iran 32° 0' 53.6688" N, 51° 9' 8.4384" E “During his first speech today, President-elect Hassan Rouhani said he will never forget the promises he has made to the Iranian people. Amnesty International will be monitoring his actions to make sure he keeps his word.” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Deputy Programme Director Date:  Mon, 17/06/2013 URL:  Iran: New briefing reveals crackdown on dissent ahead of election Description:  News story, 12 June 2013 URL:  Iran: Repression of dissent intensifies in run-up to presidential election Description:  Briefing, 12 June 2013

Iran: New President must deliver on human rights promises

The victory of Hassan Rouhani, a 64-year-old cleric, in Iran’s presidential election, presents a new opportunity to address human rights abuses in the country, Amnesty International said today. The victory of Hassan Rouhani, a 64-year-old cleric, in Iran’s presidential election, presents a new opportunity to address human rights abuses in the country, Amnesty International said today.

Iran. Une nouvelle synthèse dénonce la répression ciblant la dissidence à l'approche de l'élection présidentielle

En Iran, la répression se durcit contre les dissidents à l'approche de l'élection présidentielle qui doit avoir lieu le 14 juin, écrit Amnesty International dans une nouvelle synthèse rendue publique mercredi 12 juin. En Iran, la répression se durcit contre les dissidents à l'approche de l'élection présidentielle qui doit avoir lieu le 14 juin, écrit Amnesty International dans une nouvelle synthèse ren

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