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German Company Denies Selling Death Cranes to Iran

Washington Free Beacon- Adam Kredo: The chairman of a German company whose cranes are reportedly being used for public hangings in Iran lashed out at critics and dismissed calls for his company to end its relationship with Tehran on humanitarian grounds.

High-level Brussels conference exposes human rights abuse in Iraq

HIGH-LEVEL BRUSSELS CONFERENCE EXPOSES HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE IN IRAQ A high-level conference involving some of the most prominent political and religious leaders in Iraq, was held in the European Parliament, Brussels, on Wednesday 19th February. Organised and chaired by Struan Stevenson, MEP, President of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Iraq, the conference focused on human rights in Iraq and featured speeches from Sheik Dr Rafe Al Refaei - Grand Mufti of Iraq, Saleem Abdullah Al-Jabori - Chair of the HR Committee in the Council of Representatives, Haidar Mulla - Member of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir - KRG Head of Department of Foreign Relations, Yonadam Kanna - Chair of the Labour and Social Affairs Committee in the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Kamel Zozo - Syriac Assyrian Chaldean Movement, Elisabetta Zamparutti - 'Hands Off Cain' NGO, Btrus Sliwa - Head of the KRG's Independent Human Rights Board, Dr Abdul- Razzaq Rahim al- Shemmeri- Spokesman for the Herak Delegation from Al Anbar Governorate, Dr Sabah Al-Mukhtar - President of the Arab Lawyers Union, UK, Dr Mohammad Taha Hamdoon, Spokesman of the Popular Movement in Iraq, Dr Moneir Hashm Al-Aobyde, Spokesman for the Movement of Baghdad and many others. The eminent speakers were welcomed by Dr. Charles Tannock MEP, Foreign Affairs Spokesman for the ECR Group.

PRISONER DIES FROM LACK OF MEDICAL TREATMENT IN IRAN

The reports received from inside Iran On February 16th indicate Vahid Yazdan Panah, a prisoner from Zahedan prison (southeastern Iran), experienced a heart attack triggered by harassments suffered from one of the prison guards. The offending guard was Khazai, the internal director of the prison. Yazdan Panah passed away in his cell in front of his cellmates because he was not transferred to the prison infirmary for due medical treatment. He was 36, a Tehran resident married with a child.

IRAN: BRUTAL VERDICT OF RIGHT HAND AND LEFT FOOT CUT OFF A DEFENDANT WAS CONFIRMED

According to the report of the Iranian regime’s official news agency IRNA and Mehr agency , the brutal verdict of cutting off a defendant’s right hand and left foot was confirmed. The accused was charged with robbery and is awaiting implementation of the verdict. The deputy prosecutor of Shiraz (central Iran) and city court administrator said on February 19: “An individual by the initials of A.Z. was charged with robbery in complicity with two others and sentenced to death. He was hanged in public this morning in Koozegari square in Shiraz following confirmation of his verdict by the head of the judiciary mullah Sadeq Larijani.

20 EXECUTIONS IN IRAN ON FIRST DAY AS NUCLEAR NEGOTIATIONS IN VIENNA

On Tuesday, February 18th, 20 people were hanged in Iran. Mehr state-run news agency reports that 3 prisoners were hanged in the central prison of Qazvin, northwest of Tehran, in the early morning on Tuesday. Mullah Esmaeil Sadeqi, the prosecutor general of Qazvin, announced the hangings, adding that “we firmly and seriously confront smugglers”. The names of the hanged were just given by the first letter of their first and last names. The executions were approved by Head of the Judiciary Mullah Sadeq Larijani.

IRAN: MAN KILLED BY TORTURE FROM SECURITY FORCES

Abolfazl Rajabi, 20, was arrested in August 2013 by police in the town of Miyaneh, in Azerbaijan province, northwestern Iran. He died several days later due to torture at the hands of security forces. His body was buried at his hometown 6 months later on February 16th, 2014. His father, Ali Rajabi, published an audio statement claiming that his son had been murdered at the police station, due to heavy blows to his body.

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