Thursday, January 10, 2008

a question about Iran and the recently arrested students

Socialist Party (Red-Green Alliance; Unity List) in Danish Parliament asked theDanish Government a question about Iran and the recently arrested students:"Has Denmark protested the recent series of serious human right violations inIran, including arrests of studentleaders, death penalties for homosexuals, andprosecution of womens rights activists?Background for the question:Lately 30 students have been arrested or kidnapped for planning peacefuldemonstrations. Delaram Ali, a women activist, was recently sentenced whippingand 28 months of jail for participating in a peaceful demonstration last year.Recently yet another death penalty has been sentenced due to the persons sexualorientation."

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