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Dutch envoy to Tehran recalled
Gulf Times ^ | Feb. 8, 2011

Posted on 02/07/2011 7:19:57 PM PST by nuconvert

The Netherlands accused Iran yesterday of not meeting normal standards of civilised behaviour for not allowing relatives to bury a Dutch-Iranian woman executed last month, and recalled its ambassador to Iran.

Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal said the Dutch ambassador to Tehran was being recalled in protest at the case of 45-year-old Zahra Bahrami, who Iran said it hanged in Tehran on January 29 for drug smuggling.

Instead of the normal procedure of handing over the body to family members for burial, Bahrami’s remains were taken 400km from Tehran and interred with no relatives present.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bahrami; dutch; iran; netherlands

1 posted on 02/07/2011 7:20:01 PM PST by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

The regime is simply not civilized. Everyone thinks Iran only does it to the other guy and they can still work with them.


2 posted on 02/07/2011 7:29:31 PM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...
The Netherlands accused Iran yesterday of not meeting normal standards of civilised behaviour for not allowing relatives to bury a Dutch-Iranian woman executed last month, and recalled its ambassador to Iran.

3 posted on 02/07/2011 8:26:32 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: kbennkc

“The regime is simply not civilized.”

That “regime” should be EXTERMINATED.


4 posted on 02/07/2011 9:36:03 PM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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