Human rights: October 2007 Archives
Reporters without border have released the world press freedom index of 2007, Iran has the place 166th place (out of 169). Something for Ahmadinejad to be proud of, as he claims people in Iran are enjoying the highest level of freedom! Meanwhile 3 students have been condemned to 7.5 years in prison together. Jadi has written what they've done wrong!
Repression continues in China, one year before Olympic Games
Amnesty has reacted to the launch of a new computer viral promoting the film Saw IV where players torture celebrities using electric drills, knives and spiked clubs. It is called the chamber of torture, even looking at the design of the webpage makes me feel sick. I really don't understand, how sick one should be to enjoy such thing.
"Torture isn't something funny that happens to celebrities. It's horrific and it is happening right now to real people. "If people want to see what's really going on - and do something to stop it - they should join the thousands who've Unsubscribed from torture and terror at www.unsubscribe-me.org. " Said Sara MacNeice, Amnesty International UK.
Unsubscribe Me is an Amnesty International campaign to unite against the human right abuse that is taking place in the name of "war on terror". On the main page there is a video of a performance artist undergoing, for real, interrogation techniques permitted in the CIA handbook. I added the widget of this campaign with the video in this post if you want to watch it see the rest of this post.
Today is the world day against the death penalty. This year's focus is on the proposed UN General Assembly resolution for a universal moratorium on executions.
Looking at the Use of the death penalty map in the world can prove that Capital punishment not only doesn't reduce the crime but also it gives oppressors a legal method for killing their opponents.China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan and United states were the six countries with most execution in 2006 (91% of executions took place in this six countries).
Death penalty world map.
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