IRAN: TWO POLITICAL PRISONERS HANGED
December 28, 2010: According to the reports from Iran two political prisoners were hanged at Tehranâs Evin prison early this morning.
The prisoners are identified as Ali Saremi (63) convicted of Moharebeh (war with God) through membership in PMOI (Mujahedin-e-khalgh) and Ali Akbar Siadat convicted of spionage for Israel.
Ali Saremi is a well known political prisoner who was last time arrested in 2007, for holding a speech at the 19th anniversary of the 1988 massacre of the political prisoners in Iran.
Last year he was sentenced to death by the jugde Salavati in Tehran. His charges are membership in a mohareb group (PMOI) and "propaganda against the establishment".
Ali Saremi had been arrested several time during the past 20 years for his political acivities.
Ali AKbar Siadar was arrested in 2007 and later convicted for providing sensitive information to Israel. Iran Human Rights can not confirm Mr. Siadatâs charges. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 28/12/2010)