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Friday, September 02, 2005

Iranian News 9/2/2005

Iranian blogger, Kamal Tehrani, Rooz Online: In the capital of Iran, pressures on coffee shops, book centers...the new Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance has issued a warning over reprint of some books such as those by Akbar Ganji...

SMCCDI (Information Service): Two members of the Bassij paramilitary force were stabbed to death Monday, August 29, 2005. <...> Bassij members are of the most unpopular and hated elements of the theocratic regime's security forces.

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzzi, Iranian blogger, Majid Rezaii who was arrested by the regime's judiciary and sentenced to 25 months in prison...

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzzi, According to a report provided by the Organization of Unity of Kurdish Freedom-fighters, Shuana Ghadri's relatives, headed by his brother, Aboubakr Esfrem, gathered in Iraqi Kurdistan to speak at a press conference, detailing Shuana's brutal murder at the hands of the agents of the Islamic Republic.

SMCCDI (Information Service): Several prisoners have been killed in another prison riot...later is known for issuing orders having resulted in amputation of some inmates' hands based on the backwarded and barbarian Sharia law.

Richard Heath, Sheffield Today: ...a 14-year-old Kurdish girl died after setting herself on fire in protest over her right not to wear the hijab headdress.

Yahoo News!: Iran announced it has made another breakthrough in its controversial nuclear programme by successfully using biotechnology to extract purer uranium from its mines.