Skip to comments.Iran Hangs Well-Loved Human Rights Activist, Poet
Posted on 02/17/2014 12:46:59 PM PST by Texas Fossil
Iran has executed human rights activist Hashem Shaabani, a 32- year-old Arab-Iranian, for waging war on God.
Other charges included sowing corruption on earth, propaganda against the Islamic Republic and acting against national security, according to a 2012 sentence handed down by the Ahvaz Islamic Revolutionary Court.
A well-known and loved poet in Iran, Shabaani was originally arrested in 2011 and confessed the crime of terrorism on Iranian state-controlled Press TV after being subjected to months of torture and interrogation.
However, in a letter that was published by Ahwaz News Agency in 2013, Shaabani said he had never participated in any armed activity, whatever the motives.
He said, I started my journey wielding my pen against the tyranny that is trying to enslave and imprison minds and thoughts
Shabaani continued, I have tried to defend the legitimate right that every people in this world should have which is the right to live freely with full civil rights. With all these miseries and tragedies, I have never used a weapon to fight these atrocious crimes except the pen.
According to the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, Shabaani was executed along with his friend Hadi Rashedi, both members of the Dialogue Institute that was outlawed by Iranian regime.
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May God Help US. Such evil that stalks the world.
Matching counts with drones on Americans, on American soil is our president’s goal. Andrew Cuomo too for all you New Yorkers.
Iran likes to be involved in all phases of martyr creation.
they don’t believe the people they execute are going to be martyrs. they believe they are racking up points with allah for doing his will getting rid of people who espouse things against islam. non-muslim or in their view, corrupted muslim.
Why waste the state's resources on such a dumb practice?
And our ever-so-popular and MSNBC-loved Commander-in-Chief will certainly make them feel the heat for these injustices.......
Oh woe is we!
Frankly, I don’t like activists either.
They believe no such thing. They execute for deterrence, to keep down the opposition. Political, pure and simple.
Nah, he is to worried about Uganda’s new law regarding homosexuals.
Or........Spend hundreds of millions of the state's currency to make nuclear bombs and engage in a military buildup to promote the state's agenda?
Western values forced on Islam hardliners is like Shakespeare aloud to swine.
Good thing he is a moderate we can work with.
umm, yeah, they do. they may also believe what you believe they believe, but they believe they are doing allah’s will and furthering islam. removing the impure be it muslims or non-muslims is a part of jihad and part of the muslim faith.
It shouldn’t be forgotten that when Iranian citizens began protesting their phony elections and were being shot at as a result, Obama took the side of the mullahs.
that's their Modus operandi.
nothing to see here.
Watch out New York!
in other news:
Iranian mullah revives death fatwa against Salman Rushdie over Satanic Verses 25 years after it was issued
Obama has already forgiven them.
Violets are blue,
Roses are red,
Hanged by the neck
until he’d dead, dead, dead.
Thanks Texas Fossil.
Apparently he wasn’t all that well-loved.
After suffering through 7th grade English class, I was all in favor for hanging poets. However, I mellowed over the years.
“They execute for deterrence, to keep down the opposition.”
Nothing like here, where they simply die of unfortunate “accidents” or suicides.
What ever happened to “the pen is mightier than the sword”?
“Iran put to death over 529 people in 2013...”
The US executes people too. How many of those Iranian executions were political, I wonder?
Evidently he was not loved by the Mullahs and the Islamist vermin.
George Washington and Patrick Henry were activists.
Is it time for us to play Cowboys and Islamists yet?
No, I full well remember that. At that time the only useful information about what was happening there came via Twitter.
That is when I got involved in that.
I know a lot of people think it is a childish toy. But when all news is filtered it is useful. But the Mullahs hired foreign engineers to hunt down the young people via their cell phone. They imprisoned and killed a lot of them.
Iran has NO RIGHT to use the term ‘God’. They need to stay with ‘Allah’. Hopefully this was just a stupid translation by a brain dead liberal who hates Christians.
Cowboy UP.....I'm ready. Of course the guy in the White Hut says he will stand with the Islamics
‘I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.’
no soul is uglier than his.
Can’t believe I’m the first to say...Coming to a country near you!
Apparently not mightier than the rope.
That statement alone is enough for a fundamental Muslim to want him dead. That's a statement right out of our Infidel playbook.- Tom
Seems to me if their god wants someone dead, he can get the job done, himself. It’s one thing for someone to kill to protect family, country and friends. There is not claim to be doing God’s work—it’s self-defense and/or justice.
Each and every time one of these people kills, tortures, maims or commits any other heinous deed on behalf of their god, they are demonstrating how powerless that god truly is. Indeed, they show the monstrous evil they worship.
My God created the Heavens and the earth, destroyed nearly everybody via floods when he found the people corrupt, sent fire and brimstone at another time, promises a real nightmare for the End Times. My God does not need protection from anybody, not for any reason. If He’s sufficiently displeased, He’s more than capable of meting out punishment on whatever scale He deems necessary.
hey’ i’m with you, but muslims do jihad b/c they believe they are commanded to cleanse the earth, either you convert or die, or stay orthodox or die. geting rid of infidls allows for the 12th imam to come and the earth will be a paradise when only faithful muslims are left.
revelation says half the existing population during the seven years dies off to execution, natural disasters, or famine. who likes executing people for their beliefs, as part of their core religious beliefs?