10 prisoners were hanged in Iran

Ten prisoners were executed in Iran yesterday and today, reported the state run Iranian media. Three prisoners were executed in Shehr-e-Kord (western Iran) this morning According to the Young Joyrnalist’s Club (associated with the Iranian state broadcasting) three prisoners were executed in the central prison of Shahr-e-Kord early this morning April 10. According to the [...]

Drug War: U.S. and Mexico share protected witness central to murder of U.S. agent and investigation of Tamaulipas governors

This is complex and important story for several reasons. Soto Para is a big “catch” in the drug war and he is emerging both as being the reason behind the murder of American immigration agent Jaime Zapata and as the informer regarding the possible corruption of the three Tamaulipas governors. The story also reveals more [...]

Two prisoners were executed- 9 others to be executed in the coming days

Two prisoners were executed in Tehran’s Evin prison and 9 others are scheduled to be hanged in the coming days in Shiraz, reported the Iranian state media. According to Shargh newspaper, two prisoners were executed in the Evin prison of Tehran, Wednesday morning January 11. According to the report the prisoners were identified as “Fazlollah” [...]

Nine prisoners (among them one woman) were executed on Christmas Eve in Iran according to unofficial sources

According to reliable sources from Iran nine prisoners were executed in two different prisons in Iran, early his morning December 24. One woman and six men executed in northwestern Iran: According to Mukrian news agency seven prisoners were executed early this morning in the prison of Urmia (Oroumieh), northwest of Iran. Quoting Mr. Masoud Shams, [...]

Human Rights Violations and Persistence of Injustice: Suriname 1982-2011

INTRODUCTION Examination of the events preceding the December 8 massacres in Suriname revealed that the killing spree was based on the personal feelings of the leader of the NMR (Nationale Militaire Raad, National Military Council) Desi Bouterse. The massive protests from the intellectuals, students and trade unions, demanding the retreat of the army from civilian [...]

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