Saturday, January 28, 2006

Blogger iraní todavía en prisión

From A Western Heart:
Mojtaba SamieNejad, 25 year old blogger and student, was first arrested on November 1, 2004 for reporting the arrests of three other bloggers. He was held in custody for almost three months. Following his temporary release on January 27, 2005, he started a new blog to reflect his thoughts and beliefs. This resulted in a second unlawful arrest which has lasted to this day.

Mojtaba is kept in Ghezel Hesar prison amongst inmates convicted of murder and other serious offences. Mojtaba was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment on June 2, 2005. This sentence was issued by Judge Saadat of Revolutionary Court 13.

It is ours' and all human rights activists' duty to take a stand against the injustice of imprisonment for voicing one's opinion. We ask all bloggers, human rights organizations and free people of the world to help Mojtaba by voicing their objection to his sentencing and demand his immediate and unconditional release.
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Kiddo said...

Ok, I posted it on my blog, which is what they recommended we do, I guess we keep trying to spread the word from here on.

Myra Langerhas said...

I don't know what we can do. It is frustrating. Iran is basically in a stage of evolvement where they can stifle any dissent they dont like. We have no means of tracking them beyond that.

Kiddo said...

demo, I feel that frustration. There is also a movement to try and stop the execution of a 17 year old girl in Iran, and we are so powerless in this as well.

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