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Iran: RSF and the Center for Human Rights Defenders in Iran Call for an end to executions

On the occasion of the World Day against the Death Penalty, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Center for Human Rights Defenders in Iran call on the Iranian authorities to put an end to capital executions which target in particular prisoners of opinion, of which journalists.

RSF and the Center for Human Rights Defenders in Iran call for mobilization, especially on social networks with the hashtag #notoexecution, to denounce the use of the death penalty and save the lives of prisoners of conscience and journalists Iranians.

The execution by hanging of Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari, 27, on September 12, caused an outcry. About 40 members of the Human Rights Council , UN and European Union human rights experts have condemned what some have called “summary execution”. Navid Afkari had been convicted of manslaughter and “moharebeh”, the war against God – charges he had always denied.

After China, Iran is the second country in the world where the most executions take place . Based on Sharia, Islamic criminal law in Iran provides for the death penalty for many crimes. Nearly thirty people are currently languishing in prison awaiting the application of their death sentences. Among them, the director of the Telegram channel AmadNews and the news site of the same name, Rouhollah Zam , whose sentence was pronounced on June 30. 

” Currently, at least thirty prisoners of conscience are awaiting execution on death row,” deplores Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize winner and president of the Center for Human Rights Defenders (Defender of Human Rights Center, DHRC) in Iran . The Iranians have fought for years to eradicate the death penalty from the Penal Code. Today, it is urgent that the international community come to their aid. 

Over the past 20 years, at least 20 journalists , bloggers and citizen journalists have been sentenced to death, and the Islamic Republic is still the country in the world to have officially put the most journalists to death. over the past 50 years. In the wake of the 1979 Islamic revolution, around twenty reporters close to the Shah’s regime, such as Ali Asgar Amirani, Simon Farzami, Nasrollah Arman, or circles close to the left, such as Said Soltanpour and Rahman Hatefi-Monfared , were killed by a firing squad. 

“ Since 1979, Iran has executed thousands of men and women including twenty journalists – all of them have been convicted by unfair courts , denounces RSF secretary general Christophe Deloire. Sentencing to death prisoners of conscience, including journalists, amounts to the most extreme repression of freedom of expression. It is time for the Islamic Republic to finally renounce these cruel and old-fashioned punishments . ”

Iran has never signed the second optional protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aimed at abolishing the death penalty. The country even voted against all of the United Nations General Assembly resolutions that followed calling for a moratorium on the use of the death penalty.

Iran, which fell three places in the most recent edition of the World Press Freedom Index , now sits 173rd out of 180 countries. 

Copyright ©2016, Reporters Without Borders. Used with the permission of Reporters Without Borders(RSF), CS 90247 75083 Paris Cedex 02 https://rsf.org

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Beware of Fake News and Fake Messages on Social Media

Always follow websites or social media platforms of traditional media outlets whether newspapers, magazines,Television News Channels or Radio Stations and authentic online only media outlets.They still maintain journalism excellence and stress on reportorial talent.On the other hand, fake news websites run by people with non journalism background and promote their own ideology with fake news and disinformations and obviously conspiracy theories.

But unfortunately mainstream media also manipulates news to establish their story angle.There were various instances when News papers and TV Channels promoted fake news/conspiracy theories in the form of out of context or manipulated pictures/videos and distorted informations.

Always check the URL of any website.Some fake news websites look like the orginal and popular one the same layout,Logo but if you check the URL you may find extra words like if the orginal website's URL is www.xxx.com the duplicate one might be www.xxx.com.co or something like that so first check the URL for authentic informations.

Check whether photos are original or photoshopped.Check Google images for authenticity.You can find help from Google Reverse Images search.

Check the news sources from other websites whether they picked up the story or not.

Whether the website layout is little bit clumsy and obviously grammatical mistakes and spelling mistakes and excessive use of Sex related and sensational and hate stories.Because sex and hate sells.

Follow official websites relating to COVID-19

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Taking a Hot Bath Does Not Prevent COVID-19
COVID-19 Can not be transmitted through mosquito bites

Spraying alcohol or chlorine all over your body will not kill viruses that have already entered your body. Spraying such substances can be harmful to clothes or mucous membranes (i.e. eyes, mouth)

According to World Health Organization (WHO): Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water

Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth . If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early.

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When you follow COVID-19 related news and messages from social media then check and recheck it before consuming it.Follow journalism mantra: if your mother says she loves you, check it out.

Most of the messages or informations quote different organizations like WHO, UNICEF, UNDP,Cambridge University  or other well known institutes,organizations or individual to authenticate the messeges.Check official websites of these organizations  if stories are repeated there

Forwarding messages from unknown sources or little known sources, it would be better to ignore it.

Check whether any logo like UNICEF or WHO or other organizations used in the messages which look similar to original logo.

These type of messages are full of Grammatical mistakes and spelling mistakes which are quite uncommon in original messages.

Some fake messages pretend to be real one like unofficial Twitter handle of international media organizations like BBC,CNN,Washinton Post, New York Times-check the official Twitter handles of media outlets.

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But due to advancement of technology we can not really wipe out fake news.According to experts advent of  Artificial Intelligence(AI) some companies small or big one developing  technologies that can  lay digitally created script to anybody's voice  even words,sentences never said by the person.Even they a.re developing a technology which can create fake video footage,images,audios like originals.So be cautious! Rumour-mongers are active everywhere whether in physical world or cyber world.

Without evidence or with fake evidence, a conspiracy theory will always remain a conspiracy theory.

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