Tuesday, December 4, 2007

All visits for Emaddedin Baghi is now strictly prohibited

Fatemeh Kamali the wife of Journalist Emaddedin Baghi who is also the head of Iran’s Organization for the Defense ‎of Prisoners' Rights (Anjomane Defa az Hoghooghe Zendanian) declared today that her visit to her husband in Evin prison was prevented. The security guards of the 209 security lockup which is under the management of the intelligence agency, told Mrs. Kamali that according to the decree of the revolutionary court Mr. Baghi is strictly prohibited to have any visits.

On the 14th of October Emaddedin Baghi was present at the first security branch of the state attorney’s office to respond against the allegations made against him regarding his responsibilities in the organization of “the Defense for press freedom”, but was arrested at site.

Mr. Baghi whom previously was the editor of the confiscated Jomhuriat newspaper was transferred on the 22nd of October from the security lockup of 209 to the revolutionary court for an interrogation, incidentally saw his defense lawyer Josef Molayi and there told him that in the security lockup 209, he was beneath severe pressure and disdain but unwavering about defending the human rights in Iran.

Emaddedin Baghi is imprisoned in solitary confinement and is undergoing interrogation. Mrs. Kamali said that her husband is enduring white torture in the 209 lockup. White torture a.k.a. soft torture is utilized for putting pressure on the political prisoners without resolving to physical violence in the security lockups.

Mrs. Kamali has expressed concern regarding the health condition of her husband. According to her, Emaddedin Baghi has lost a lot of weight and become rigorously frail.

The accusations made against Mr. Baghi has been said to be spreading anti-governmental propaganda and disclosing classified governmental documents in order to gain information from the detainees in the security lockups around the country.

As well as spreading these information’s during meetings, gatherings and having published these materials through the “Defense of the prisoners rights” association.

According to the defense lawyer of Mr. Baghi, none of the prisoners boast any undisclosed governmental information.

Mr. Baghi has been a defender of the right to life and has been seeking an end to the death penalty. In the year 2005 he had received the Human right prize of the French national commission on Human rights. He had previous to that spent 2 years in prison from 2000 to 2002, after which he supported freedom of speech by writing numerous articles. He then founded the Association in support of Iranian prisoners and continued his activities in support of Human rights beneath extensive suppression.


SAM said...

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Thank you,

REZA AZAD said...

آخرین اسامی دانشجویان بازداشت شده تا ظهر روز 13 آذر
تا لحظه ی تنظیم این خبر در "آوای دانشگاه" دست کم 20 تن از فعالان دانشجویی چپ گرا در دانشگاه های تهران و شهرستان های بابلسر و اهواز و... بازداشت شده اند.

همچنین گزارشات ضد و نقیض دیگری مبنی بر ادامه بازداشت ها به "آوای دنشگاه" می رسد که سعی می کنیم بعد از تایید این اخبار آن ها را منتشر کنیم.

تا لحظه ی تنظیم این خبر و قبل از آغاز تجمع امروز 13 آذر در دانشگاه تهران بنا به گزارشات موثقی که به دست "آوای دانشگاه" رسیده است می توان نام دست کم 18 تن از فعالان دانشجویی بازداشت شده را به شرح زیر به اطلاع عموم رساند:

میلاد معینی

بهرنگ زندی

حامد محمدی

انوشه آزادفر

الناز جمشیدی

احسان آزادفر

مهدی گرایلو


سعید حبیبی

آرش پاکزاد

حسن معارفی

بهروز کریمی زاده

کیوان امیری الیاسی

نسیم سلطان بیگی

علی سالم

مجید اشرف نژاد

محشن ثقفی

محسن غمین

و ۲ تن از رفقای اهوازی که نام شان مشخص نیست.