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Iran’s Silent Executions

by Mitra Pourshajari, gatestoneinstitute.org,  February 7, 2014 

“It is the other prisoners who should be upset that they are housed with your father.” — Iranian judge, speaking of political prisoner Pourshajari.

Right then and there, right in front of me, he sentenced some people to death.

Sadly many who call themselves human rights advocates, who should be defending every innocent person, regardless of his beliefs, only defend those with similar beliefs; they think my father’s situation, and others like him, are not their business.

Excerpts from a January 20, 2014 interview with Mitra Pourshajari, courtesy of Reza Parchizade.

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Iran: Political Prisoner Mohammad-Reza Pourshajari’s Life in Grave Danger

by Mitra Pourshajari, gatestoneinstitute.org, February 7, 2014 

The authorities are refusing the transfer of Mr. Pourshajari to a medical facility and are depriving him of all his medications, in the hope that he will soon die.

“To [the prison authorities], the doctors’ opinions are of no importance; they completely ignore them…. All Iranians are forced to obey and do whatever pleases the system.” — Mitra Pourshajari

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