Archive for August 2017

The World’s Shame: Iran’s Hunger Striking Political Prisoners are Largely Ignored

August 25, 2017Huffingtonpost – Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, Contributor – Human rights record has deteriorated markedly in Iran according to human rights organizations including Amnesty International.

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25 August, 2017- MixMang – ANDY BUCHAN: Most promoters have pretty mundane problems. Which DJ to book, maybe, or how best to pacify a venue owner, or which bills they can get away with not paying. Iranian promoters have more pressing issues… like whether they would actually survive the sentence if they are caught putting on a party, or whether they have bribed a cop quite enough to allow them to dance until dawn in the Iranian desert. Iran is a country where, just recently, six music fans were given 91 lashes each for the criminal offence of singing along to Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’.

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 Iran bans ‘UGLY’ teachers

August 24. 2017, Euro News –  education department has issued a list of hundreds of ailments which can be used to exclude teachers from working in the country’s schools. The document covers all kinds of illnesses and conditions but some of the most controversial relate to the appearance of teachers.

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