Stoning in Iran: UN rapporteurs should
Mostafaei, the lawyer for Sakineh Ashtiani, sentenced to death by stoning for adultery is now at the invitation of development organization Hivos is in Netherlands and calls for international action. "If foreign Governments continue to support the Iranian people and the pressure increases, there will be even more diplomats."
"She is in prison. I have indirect contact with it and can tell you that it to conditions goes well. I have good hope that they saved from stoning. Its full file is in my possession and she is truly innocent. "
"Their affairs, I transferred to other lawyers, who I ssista as much as possible from Europe. I have defended that thirteen people were sentenced to stoning. At ten is the verdict not implemented, three are still fixed, including Kobra B (her man has been executed for adultery, PW). Unfortunately I have also experienced a few times that a client â even a 14-year-old-was hanged. "
"If foreign Governments continue to support the Iranian people and the pressure increases, there will be even more diplomats. That will convince anyone how bad the authorities in Iran violate human rights. "
"Netherlands has a large share in the global fight for human rights, but it must also come from other countries. For five years, the UN rapporteurs for human rights in Iran. They have to pull out all the stops to come in to the country and to denounce the injustice. "