Author: Hojatoleslam 'Abas 'Ali Alizadeh/English translation by ABF Published: July 23, 2005 Type: Report
The present text is a report on the investigation of the Civil rights Inspectorate about the situation of civil rights in Tehran province's detention centers.
After months of inspecting detention centers, the Civil rights Inspectorate found notable cases of civil rights violations, including: the use of blindfolds; physical punishment of detainees; holding detainees without charge or sentences; prolonged investigations; subjecting a 13-year-old to most inhumane detention facilities for stealing a chicken; retaining a 73-year-old woman in custody for financial debt; imprisoning a women instead of her fugitive husband was accused of drug trafficking; and imprisoning 1400 individuals without charge or trial in one of the prisons. The Inspectorate recommended further investigation into alleged cases of assault on female detainees.
Author: IRA SILVERMAN Published: August 5, 2002 Type: Newspaper article
The present document is an interview, published in The New Yorker, with the American assassin hired by the Islamic Republic of Iran to kill one of its opponents in the United States. A member of Muslim Brotherhood, Dawud Salahuddin killed Ali Akbar Tabata'i, a former Iranian diplomat who lived in Bethesda, on July 22nd 1980. Dawud Salahuddin lives now in Iran. Said Ramdan, a high ranking member of Muslim Brotherhood and Dawud Salahuddin's contact with the organization, had encouraged him to kill the Iranian diplomat for the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Author: The Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Published: January 15, 1981 Type: Interview
At the written request of the five member Committee for the Investigation of the Issue of Torture (hereinafter the Committee) that had been submitted to the Office of the President, the documents pertaining to acts of torture were delivered to the Committee. These documents, which consisted in 263 pages of evidence including written complaints, coroner’s reports, testimony of witnesses to the acts of torture, along with photographs depicting marks of torture on the bodies of prisoners or executed prisoners, were delivered to the Committee. According to the statement of a reliable source in the Office of the President, these documents also include two letters one of which refers to the general nature of the contents of the files on torture.
Author: The Governor of Central Province Published: February 20, 1980 Type: Official document
The present document is an official letter addressed by the Governor of Iran's Central Province to Mr. Abdollahi, the Islamic Revolutionary Prosecutor of the city of Saveh. The Governor denounces the practice of torture in Saveh's detention center, he encloses excerpts from the minutes of a forensic report documenting cases of torture, dated 15 September 1979 and advocates the immediate suspension of such practices. He also requests an official investigation by judicial authorities regarding this matter. The letter was published five month later.
The names of the Governor and the medical froensic expert have been removed.