Information min: Revolutionary Court`s claims on Kazemi`s death
Tehran, Aug 25, IRNA -- Iran`s Information Ministry on Monday night
branded the communique issued on Monday by the PR office of the
General and Revolutionary Court on Zahra Kazemi`s death, as "Sheer
Deputy Information Minister "Shafie" told IRNA, "Claims made by
the prosecutor of Bench 1 of Tehran`s Criminal Court, in which two
of the information ministry`s interrogators are accused of `being
accomplices` in the `quasi intentional murder` of Ms Kazemi are
He further emphasized, "The Information Ministry has discovered
the truth of the matter on the case related to the death of Zahra
Kazemi, and is intended to publish it for public information in very
Two interrogators of Ms Zahra Kazemi have been found responsible
for her sudden death, Inspector of the Criminal Court had said on
The inspector described Ms Kazemi`s death as "quasi intentional
He did not reveal the names of the two interrogators, but said
that they had been Information Ministry staffers.
The inspector brought judicial justification for not making public
the names of the interrogators, but, said that he ordered to detain
them to hold the legal proceedings.
Iranian photojournalist Ms Zahra Kazemi working for London-based
Camera Press died in custody on July 11 after she had been arrested
for taking picture from demonstrators in prohibited area outside Evin
prison compound on June 23. http://www.irna.ir/#2003_08_2523_07_477
"The inspector described Ms Kazemi`s death as "quasi intentional murder".
"quasi intentional murder" ??????
That's a first for me.