Monthly Archives: October 2012
Prisoners’ News Transfers Mousavi’s 2009 campaign coordinator, Mir Taher Mousavi, who was arrested 3 months ago, has been taken to hospital. Hossein Ronaghi Maleki was taken to hospital in dire condition but not admitted and returned to Evin. Jailed lawyer Mohammad Seif Zadeh transferred from Evin prison to the hospital. On hunger strike Human Rights […]
Aziz left the Percy hospital, and is reportedly in #Mauritania’s Paris Embassy. Don’t know when he was discharged, and no news regarding return to Mauritania. Reuters http://reut.rs/PR1rPm
The Kingdom of Bahrain is not presented to the world as a major power, or a serious threat to peace and stability. Quite the opposite. So why is it continually allowed to get away with human rights abuses? The case of a young woman journalist is only a glimpse of the harsh treatment of media professionals, doctors, lawyers and rights activists by security forces in Bahrain. The list of detained reporters, photographers and cyber-dissidents keeps on getting longer amid complete indifference on the part of the international community.