Archiv für den Tag 7. Mai 2011

Panahi-Film in Cannes

SPON: Eingesperrt – und trotzdem im Kino präsent: Bei den Filmfestspielen von Cannes, die am 11. Mai starten, wird in einer Spezialvorführung der neue Film des gefeierten und verfolgten iranischen Regisseur Jafar Panahi gezeigt.

Schon auf der letzten Berlinale war die Solidarität mit ihm enorm, jetzt erhält der iranische Filmemacher auf einem weiteren großen europäischen Filmfestival Unterstützung: Der neue Film des zu jahrelanger Haft verurteilten Dschafar Panahi wird beim Festival in Cannes gezeigt. “In Film Nist” (“Dies ist kein Film”) sei für eine Spezialvorstellung ausgewählt worden, teilten die Organisatoren am Samstag mit. […]

NEGATIV: Zwei Filme der iranischen Regisseure Jafar Panahi und Mohammad Rasoulof erreichten in den letzten Tagen das Festival. Die Regisseure befinden sich gerade für sechs Jahre in Haft, und haben für die nächsten 20 Jahre Berufsverbot. Lies den Rest dieses Beitrags

Reuters: Cannes film festival honors jailed Iran directors

PARIS (Reuters) – Jailed Iranian film directors Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rasoulof will be honored at the Cannes film festival this year, organizers said on Sunday.

Rasoulof’s „Good Bye“ — the story of a young Tehran lawyer trying to get a visa to leave Iran, and „This is not a film“ — Panahi’s depiction of a day in his life as he waits for the verdict of a court appeal, will be shown at the festival, they said. Lies den Rest dieses Beitrags

„Gharechak“ prison in the city of Varamin is the 2nd „Kahrizak “ prison.

Regime is transfering the women political prisoners to „Gharechak “ prison in the city of Varamin !

The families of the women political prisoners in “ Rejaei Shahr “ prison, whose loved one’s were transfered from „Rejaei shahr“ to „Gharechak“ in the city of Varamin said; „Gharechak“ prison in the city of Varamin is the 2nd „Kahrizak “ prison. As we all know ; Kahrizak was the prison, where many Iranian youth protesters after the presidential election coup were transfered, tortured, sexually assualted and then brutally murdered. Several Islamic Republic regime officials including Hossein Taeb, judge Said Mortazavi , Radan , Zolnoor and ….are suspect to these murders.Because of disclosure about Kahrizak prison by the green movement leaders including Mr. Karoubi more attention were focused on that prison. Now , it has been said that ; the prison officials are also transfering the women political prisoners of Evin to „Gharechak“ prison in the city of Varamin.

The women prisoners told to their families that, this prison is like Kahrizak , because the prison official dont give them food and water on time. The women prisoners said; when they protested to this situation ,they were attacked by Baton and some of them were injured.They said; this prison look more like a “ hencoop“. Ms. Shabnam Madadzadeh is one of political prisoner who was transfered from „Rejaei Shahr “ prison to „Gharechak “ prison in Varamin.She said; the situation is so bad ,the prisoners can’t tolerate even a day and if this situation continues they will go on hunger strike.

In a letter to Mr. Mohammad Sadegh Larijani the head of judiciary power, the women political prisoners asked: „What is the goal of treansfering the political prisoners to a prison located far from their place of residence (Internal exile)? Is it not to create a condition for their gradual death ?

The „Gharechak “ prison like „Kahrizak “ prison is located around Tehran. The families of the women political prisoners have no news about their loved ones and are worried about their situation.

Zypern:Cypriot Authorities Arbitrarily Detain Parents, Illegally Remove Child from Their Care: One Iranian Family’s Story Represents Cypriot Government’s Institutionalized Abuse of Refugees

A group of Iranian refugees are currently on hunger strike in a prison called Larnaca on the small island nation of Cyprus. First among their demands is the immediate release of fellow refugee Hossein, detained in Limassol Prison, and his wife Roghayeh, who had been detained in Limassol Prison but now lies in coma in the hospital as a result of the abuses of the Cypriot authorities; and the immediate unification of these parents with their 3-year-old child.

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Petition: Free Bahman Ahmadi Amouee – Iranian Journalist

Background (Preamble):
Petition for the Release of Imprisoned Journalist Bahman Ahmadi AmoueeBahman Ahmadi Amouee who was arrested on June 20, 2009, is currently serving a 5 year mandatory prison term in Evin prison, Tehran. During this time he has spent time in solitary confinement, has been pressured, interrogated, charged with security crimes, tried and sentenced to serve 5 years in prison by the 54th Branch of the Revolutionary Courts. Moreover, he has been denied in person visits with his family and in direct contradiction to Iranian law his telephone privileges have been suspended for nearly a year without any official or reasonable explanation.

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