Annual report on the death penalty in Iran 2011

As the Iranian authorities continue the crackdown of the dissidents and the civil society, Iran Human Rights (IHR) presents its annual report on the death penalty in 2011 in Iran. The report was presented in press conferences at the Italian Senate, Paris City Hall and University of Oslo las week. Introduction: The execution wave that [...]

President Obama’s myopic view of the Muslim Brotherhood

Attaining political power includes winning elections and forming a state run according to Islamic law, the liberation of countries of Islam from a foreign yoke, uniting them into one Islamic entity, and spreading Islamic values around the globe on the ruins of the liberal West. President Barack Obama’s view of the Muslim Brotherhood is based [...]

Woman in S.-Arabia executed for ‘practising sorcery’

An executioner in the northern province of Jawf in Saudi Arabia has beheaded Amina bint Abdulhalim Nassar on Monday for “practising witchcraft and sorcery,” the interior ministry said in a statement carried by SPA state news agency. It is not clear how many women have been executed in Saudi-Arabia, but another woman was beheaded in [...]

Biden’s Iraq visit more flash than substance, say critics

With U.S. military forces withdrawing from Iraq on schedule, Vice President Joe Biden visited the fledgling Democracy to tell the world that the United States and Iraq are beginning a new phase of a partnership that reflects Iraq’s needs and includes a robust security relationship. Biden arrived in Baghdad late on Tuesday on a surprise [...]

Iranian, Iraqi military chiefs cozy up as U.S. prepares pullout

Despite the Obama Administration’s “rose-colored glasses” assessment of Iraq’s future as a democratic haven in a sea of radical Islamist despots, political thugs and monarchs, Iraq appears open to befriending its neighbor Iran as was demonstrated yesterday. As was predicted by several former military, intelligence and law enforcement commanders, the Iraqi military and their Iranian [...]

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