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Ban Ki-moon Secretary-General United Nations New York United States March 18, 2021 Find out more News Receive email alerts IranMiddle East – North Africa Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists Iran is stepping up pressure on journalists, including foreign journalists, in run-up to election IranMiddle East – North Africa With 26 media workers and 18 netizens in prison, Iran has the world’s second largest number of journalists behind bars, after China.The lives of a number of imprisoned journalists and netizens who are ill and weak, physically and psychologically, are a cause for concern. They are in constant danger, as confirmed in letters written by detainees’ families to Ahmed Shaheed, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Iran. Although Mr. Shaheed has a mandate from the UN Human Rights Council, the Iranian authorities have said they will not allow him to enter Iran. Your spokesman, Martin Nesirky, has said that “by going he is making the extent of international concern all that much clearer”. However, there is no doubt that the Islamic Republic will take advantage of regional tension and the talks on its nuclear program to distract attention from the seriousness of its human rights abuses, as it has done for years.This summit provides an opportunity for talks with Iranian authorities on the issue of respect for basic rights and the release of jailed journalists and bloggers, in parallel with discussions on Iran’s nuclear program. We wish to convey our serious concern about the following: 1)The conviction and imprisonment of women journalists and netizens The Islamic Republic of Iran holds the dubious record of the country with the most convictions of women journalists and bloggers. According to information received by Reporters Without Borders, since June 2009 at least 57 have been arrested and sentenced by revolutionary courts to prison terms of between six months seven years. Organisation 2) The arbitrary arrest and incommunicado detention of journalists and netizens carried out systematically by the authorities. On 22 August, 72-year-old Mir Hossein Mousavi, a former prime minister and owner of the suspended newspaper Kalameh Sabaz, was admitted to hospital in Tehran after suffering a heart problem. The next day, he was moved to an unknown location where he remains under house arrest.Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard, a popular writer, have been under house arrest for more than 18 months, together with Mehdi Karoubi, a former speaker of Parliament and the owner of another suspended newspaper, Etemad Melli. They have been deprived of all rights since then. Karoubi also suffers from health problems. His wife, Fatemeh Karoubi, editor of the magazine Iran dokhte, was also arrested but was released in September last year. Follow the news on Iran Dear Secretary-General, As you prepare to attend the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran on 30 and 31 August, Reporters Without Borders wishes to draw your attention to the woeful state of freedom of information in Iran, and to the repression suffered by journalists, netizens and Iranian civil society as a whole.Our organization, which campaigns for freedom of news and information, notes that since the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad in June 2009, bloggers and new media organizations have joined traditional journalists among those classified as “enemies of the government’ and subjected to regular censorship and surveillance. While the government has been organizing the summit, the crackdown on the media has intensified. Several Iranian journalists have been prevented from covering the meeting and the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance has issued an official decree ordering media outlets “to avoid mentioning internal problems in the presence of foreign guests” and proclaiming: “All newspapers must actively promote the summit.” Accredited journalists have been instructed “not to ask any questions that embarrass the government”. On two occasions last year, 14 March and 17 October, you expressed concern about reports of the “increased number of executions, amputations, arbitrary arrests and detentions, unfair trials, torture and ill-treatment, particularly the crackdown on human rights activists, lawyers, journalists and opposition activists” in Iran. We welcome your stand on this issue. Since then, human rights have unfortunately steadily deteriorated. Summonses and arbitrary arrests of journalists and netizens by the Intelligence Ministry and the Revolutionary Guards are still going on. Detainees in the country’s prisons, such as Evin and Rajaishahr, continue to be ill-treated. Christophe DeloireDirector General, Reporters Without Borders News Help by sharing this information Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 Yours sincerely. In recent days, three women journalists, Jila Bani Yaghoob, Shiva Nazar Ahari and Rihaneh Tabatabai, have been summoned by the judicial authorities to serve sentences of, respectively, one year’s imprisonment and a 30-year ban on working as a journalist, a four-year prison sentence and 74 lashes, and six months’ imprisonment.The netizens Ladan Mostoufi Ma’ab, Hanieh Sate Farshi, sentenced to five and seven years respectively, and the journalist Mahssa Amrabadi, who received a two-year prison term, are serving their sentences in Evin prison. Amrabadi is married to the journalist Masoud Bastani, who has been held in Rajaishahr prison since July 2009.The netizen Mansoureh Behkish received a six-month sentence last month for “propaganda against the system” and a three-and-a-half-year suspended sentence for “assembly and conspiring with the intent to harm national security”. Behkish, who has been imprisoned several times, will be taken into custody shortly. June 11, 2021 Find out more to go further News RSF_en Paris, 29 August 2012 June 9, 2021 Find out more August 29, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Open letter from Reporters Without Borders to Ban-Ki-moon on the occasion of his visit to Iran News Contrary to national and international laws, no independent national or foreign observers have been allowed to visit Iran’s prisons to record and publicize any violations of the basic rights of those held there. On behalf of the international community, we urge you to compel the Iranian authorities to cooperate fully with the United Nations and to comply with their international undertakings, in particular the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights to which Iran is party. On behalf of the international community, it is incumbent on you to request the unconditional release of all prisoners of conscience in Iran. We thank you for your consideration of our comments and observations in the interests of making freedom of news and information a reality in Iran.
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News UpdatesCOVID19- Bombay High Court To Give Directions To Decongest Prisons In Suo Motu Case Sharmeen Hakim20 April 2021 1:06 AMShare This – xThe Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra Government to get all accused above 45-years vaccinated right after their arrest, so as to protect them from the Covid-19 virus. A Division Bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice GS Kulkarni was hearing a suo motu PIL on the sharp surge in COVID-19 cases across Maharashtra prisons. The matter was registered…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra Government to get all accused above 45-years vaccinated right after their arrest, so as to protect them from the Covid-19 virus. A Division Bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice GS Kulkarni was hearing a suo motu PIL on the sharp surge in COVID-19 cases across Maharashtra prisons. The matter was registered after 198 prison inmates in 47 prisons tested positive as on April 14, 2021. “Persons above 45 years at the time of arrest to be sent for vaccination immediately if not already vaccinated,” CJ Datta said. The Court took several suggestions from the State on the steps that may be taken to prevent further spread of the virus in the prisons. It said that it will consider passing a direction for shifting of prisoners, from one prison to another, without the requirement of a Court order. The matter has been adjourned till Thursday. The Bench also allowed an intervention application moved by Senior Advocate Mihir Desai on behalf of People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL). The organization had filed an original petition last year, pertaining to decongestion of prisons in view of the pandemic. Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni appeared for the State with an advance affidavit. He recommended several steps that are required to be taken to break the second Covid-wave. The suggestions made during the hearing include: A fresh exercise to decongest prisons, as was done in March 2020 “Details of prisoners were taken and forwarded to the courts, last year, and those eligible were released on emergency bail by the Court. We have not undertaken the exercise again. We propose to do it…We have been releasing prisoners on parole on lines of the High Power Committee’s guidelines, a line from the court will enable us to further do so,” the AG submitted. Sr Advocate Desai suggested that for decongestion, old prisoners earlier not granted bail might fit into the new criteria, so their application must be considered. “High Power Committee could meet again to reconsider the eligibility criteria,” he said. The CJ opined that in respect of those applications earlier refused, inmates can apply for bail citing change in circumstances. Construction of Permanent Jails “Jail authorities have proposed 6 places where jails can be construed on a permanent basis. This is pending with the State government. An order will accelerate this…Directions will be required to be given to Land by Revenue, Finance, Planning, Home Dept.,” said the AG. Establishment of Temporary Prisons “36 temporary prisons were created in educational institutions, empty hostels, classrooms, etc. last year. When pandemic went down, Government had to give them back. State has now been able to take back 14 of them for setting up temporary prisons,” the AG said. Covid testing for new inmates During the hearing, the AG also suggested that RT- PCR test should be done upon arrest. “Police custody should continue until test results comes before transferring prisoners to magistrate custody,” he suggested. Adding to this, Senior Advocate Mihir Desai said that temporary prisons are also used as Covid Care Centres by prison officials. “Only after 7-10 days are spent by a new prisoner at such temporary prison, he/she is transferred to permanent prisons,” he said adding that this brings them in close contact with suspect covid patients. At this juncture, Chief Justice Datta suggested that prisoners can be tested twice— Once after arrest and once before they are put in permanent prisons. The Chief Justice further said that the State should try to break the chain order by identifying those prisoners who were arrested on or after 13th April. “What was the situation for first 12 days of April, and what is now,” the CJ said. Vaccination program for prisoners and staff The AG submitted that vaccination program for prisoners and staff is underway. Further, the CJ suggested that while conducting RT-PCR test, if a prisoner is found to be above 45 years of age, he/she should be sent for vaccination immediately if not already vaccinated. Production of Prisoners before Courts via VC The Chief Justice sought response from the State Government regarding e-connectivity between Courts and correctional homes for production of prisoners via Video Conferencing. “If an under trial wants to go to court…Could we restrict under trials to appear only through VC?” the CJI pondered. He said that VC facility will help in tackling further spread of the infection. The AG assured the Court that he will submit particulars about availability of such facility. He however, also informed the Bench that at times, prisoners insist on visiting Court physically, to meet their friends, family and lawyers. Sr Advocate Desai also requested the court not to put it in the order that accused should be produced only via VC. “They were anyway not being produced until relaxation or improvements in covid situation…Don’t put it in order as once the covid situation improves it should not become a permanent feature,” he apprehended. Edited by Akshita SaxenaNext Story
Police are searching for Quinxuan Pan, seen in this undated photo.- (New Haven Police Department)By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(MANSFIELD, Mass.) — A graduate student of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who has been named a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a Yale University graduate student allegedly stole a car and swapped the plates on the day of the murder, police said.Qinxuan Pan, 29, allegedly swiped a blue 2015 GMC Terrain from a car dealership in Mansfield, Massachusetts, about 35 miles southwest of Boston, on Feb. 6, just hours before 26-year-old Kevin Jiang was shot dead on a street in New Haven, Connecticut, according to an application for an arrest warrant filed earlier this month by an officer with the Mansfield Police Department.The officer stated in the warrant application that he was dispatched to the dealership on Feb. 6 at approximately 5:30 p.m. because a salesman had reported a stolen vehicle. The salesman told the officer that Pan had walked into the dealership that morning, asking if he could test drive the 2015 GMC Terrain and bring it to his mechanic to have the SUV inspected before he considered purchasing it. The salesman said he attached a Massachusetts dealer number plate to the car before Pan drove off with it at around 11 a.m., according to the warrant application.The salesman said he texted Pan at approximately 3:30 p.m. to inquire when he was returning the SUV, and Pan responded asking if he could bring it back after-hours due to a family emergency. The salesman said he told Pan that the car needed to be returned before the dealership closes, but Pan did not respond. The salesman said he attempted to call Pan several times but he did not answer. The salesman noted that Pan “seemed like a very squared away person” and said he didn’t believe that Pan was trying to steal the vehicle, according to the warrant application.The officer stated in the warrant application that he also attempted to contact Pan but was only able to leave a voicemail. He asked the Malden Police Department to check if the vehicle was at Pan’s residence, and the officers later reported that they spoke to Pan’s mother who told them her son had changed his cellphone number and wouldn’t say where he was. She told the officers that Pan would return the car. The officers noted that they have been dispatched to the residence in Malden “many times for mental illness issues,” according to the warrant application.The responding officer stated in the warrant application that he decided to hold off on entering the SUV as stolen and give Pan a chance to contact him or return the vehicle. But when the car hadn’t been returned by 10:30 p.m. that night and Pan still hadn’t contacted the dealership nor police, the officer said he requested the Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Emergency Communications Center to enter the vehicle as stolen and put out an all-points bulletin for the Malden area, according to the warrant application.A few minutes later, the officer said he was notified that the SUV had been towed in New Haven, Connecticut, after Pan had allegedly driven the car into a scrap yard where it got stuck on some railroad tracks. Pan had allegedly removed the dealer number plate from the vehicle and attached a Connecticut commercial plate, which was reported to be lost or missing. When officers with the New Haven Police Department went to the location Pan was supposed to be staying to question him, he had already fled, according to the warrant application.The officer stated in the application that he was requesting a warrant for Pan’s arrest on a larceny charge due to the steps he allegedly took to “conceal the vehicle.”During a press conference earlier this month, New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said dispatchers received numerous 911 calls on Feb. 6 at around 8:30 p.m. before responding officers found Jiang dead from multiple gunshot wounds in the East Rock neighborhood, near Yale University’s campus. Reyes told reporters that Jiang was operating a vehicle at the time of the shooting but declined to say if the victim was inside or outside his car when he was killed. Police are investigating whether Jiang was targeted and whether the shooting followed a road rage incident.Jiang, a former member of the Army National Guard, had recently gotten engaged and was a graduate student at the Yale School of Environment, according to the university’s president.Reyes told reporters that Pan is wanted for questioning in connection with Jiang’s killing and is not a suspect in the case at this time.In June 2014, Pan received undergraduate degrees in computer science and mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. He has been enrolled as a graduate student in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science since September 2014, according to the school.There are currently two warrants out for Pan’s arrest — one for interstate theft of a vehicle and another for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution related to the former charge.The United States Marshals Service has joined the search for Pan and is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to his location and arrest. The federal law enforcement agency issued a press release last week describing Pan as 6-feet tall, weighing about 170 pounds and having a medium complexion.Pan could possibly be staying with friends or family in the Duluth or Brookhaven areas of Georgia, the agency said. He was last seen in the early morning hours on Feb. 11 driving with family members in Brookhaven or Duluth. Relatives told investigators that Pan was carrying a black backpack and acting strange.“Pan should be considered armed and dangerous,” the U.S. Marshals Service said in the press release. “Individuals should not attempt to apprehend him themselves.”Anyone with information on Pan’s whereabouts is urged to contact the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332). Any information shared will be considered confidential, the agency said.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Baking cases producer Chevler has joined Puratos as a sponsor of National Cupcake Week (NCW). Sales director Mike Wescomb said that the firm is proud to sponsor NCW and is happy to support all creative bakers taking part to develop new and innovative ideas. “As the UK’s leading manufacturer of baking cases, we are launching a gold, silver and multi-coloured cupcake range to help bring individuality to the market,” said Wescomb. Chevler is offering all bakers taking part in NCW a sample pack of this new range. Call 01844 344231 for details.* Don’t forget to enter our National Cupcake competition in the run-up to NCW. The deadline, 22 July, is almost here. Our panel of independent judges includes: Dan Lepard, Mich Turner and Fiona Burrell. Just send us a commercial-scale recipe and method, including topping, plus photography and an application form, which can be downloaded from BB’s website bakeryinfo.co.uk.Send your entries to [email protected] or post to Cupcake Competition, Elizabeth Ellis, William Reed Business Media, Broadfield Park, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 9RT.