Saturday , 8 August 2020

IOPHR Requests for Urgent Action against death sentences issued against Mr. Ruhollah Zam

Shabtabnews – In a statement IOPHR called “on all international organisations to condemn all death sentences issued by the Iranian regime, especially for journalists, and to use all available means to put pressure on Iranian authorities to overturn this type of inhuman sentence.”

 The IOPHR invited all journalists, news presenters, and staff of Persian-language satellite TV stations abroad to unanimously support the protection of the right to freedom of expression and news, as well as provide professional support to their colleagues, by condemning the issuance of a death sentence for a journalists, who are simply performing their duties.

IOPHR also called on the government of Iraq to provide information on how Mr. Zam was illegally transferred from Iraq to Iran.

Full text of statement can be seen below link: