Sunday, May 28, 2006
Prison as a mirror of society

As a foreign visitor in Paris, the great 19th century Russian writer Turgenjev once was invited to witness the execution of a criminal under French Law of those days. The horrifying impressions of the event turned Turgenjev strongly in favour of abolishing the death penalty, and in his writings about it, he brings up pretty strong arguments against this penal code that leaves no room for error.

Moreover, from his observations he concluded that the level of any civility in society can be found in how its prisoners are being treated by that society.

What such a conclusion suggests about life and civility in Iran under the IRI, will only be known once the dark secrets of the Islamic Republic's prison system will come fully into the open. The ones that have ears already know. These tales can not be swept under the rug any longer. Soon the lizzard will be crawling back into its hole!

Dr. Roya Tolouee is one of the survivors of the horrors of the IRI. She recently managed to escape. Read her story here:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/05/28/wislam28.xml&sSheet=/news/2006/05/28/ixnews.html


Posted at 01:01 pm by waterworld

 

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Here I will share with you my thoughts on music, literature and politics.

I am specifically interested in the treasury of Parsi literature.

Iran, and the movement for democratic change have my special interest too.

While singing, reading, writing and thinking, I like to hear the Voices of Pars.
You know who I'm talking about ....

Responsabilities of a succesfull Transitional Government in Iran
Protest at the IRI embassy, The Hague, August 5th
United4Iran, Amsterdam, July 25th 2009
Iranian protest, The Hague ICC, July 9th
Iranian protest, Brussels, 4th of July
London Speech by Prince Reza Pahlavi
Human rights for Iranian citizens now !!
October 29, Cyrus the Great Day
In Iran, even art is being put behind bars
Iran students protest against Ahmadinejad
Iran: arrests of demonstrators continue
Rafsanjani off the hook ... for now
Student activists: Death to despotism, Death to dictator
In Iran, stoning of women continues
SMCCDI urgent action call
IRI murders Akbar Mohammadi
Terror tactics against union
Pahlavi critical of the West's offer to Iran
Prison as a mirror of society
Hostage takers against hostage taking
Nuke plants in a quake zone
United by their natural rights and their humanity
Knowledge in the hands of the evil-natured man
To whom it may concern
Adonis speaks ...
Where are the billions?
A letter from Iranian students
Opposition or opposition to the opposition?
Partir, c'est mourir un peu
Follow the money
The policy of doing nothing
Vani is equal to a murder
Under Islamic Law there is murder ...
12 Reasons against nuclear energy for Iran
The Times on 'One man, one vote'
An interview with Oriana Fallaci
Prince Reza Pahlavi speaks on CNN
Elections in Iran
Fascism in Islamic countries
Football is ...
Action in Europe
The Iran of Tomorrow Movement
60 or 70 million
A man and a bear

Conference of the Birds
Divan~a~Shams






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