Further details emerging about the mysterious death of Kahrizak detention centre’s doctor reveals that the doctor and his family were concerned about his safety prior to his tragic death.
One of the inmates visited by Dr Pourandarjani was Mohsen Rouholamini who later died in prison as a result of torture. The death of Mohsen Rouolamini who was the son of a well-known conservative politician with ties even to the leader, brought the spotlight onto the issue of abuse of detainees in Iranian prisons.
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November 17, 2009 • 11:24p11 0
The presidential election of June 12, which Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was declared to have won, gave birth to a grassroots movement that has been evolving politically, embracing broader segments of the population, discovering new methods of struggle, and refusing to die despite widespread government violence. It has bewildered the conservatives, surpassed the political limits of the reformists, and become a wildcard with a potential to change Iran in profound ways.
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November 16, 2009 • 11:24p11 0
November 14, 2009 • 11:24p11 0
The deputy of the supreme command of the IRGC forces announced two days ago the creation of two “central” and “supreme” commands to combat what it calls “psychological operations of the enemy.” Masoud Jazaeri who is among the hardline military commanders supporting the coup administration that came to office in June 12 of 2009, did not present more details on the nature and organization of these two commands but said, “These two commands will be operational soon.”
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