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Trial by Fire - Did Texas execute an innocent man?

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The fire moved quickly through the house, a one-story wood-frame structure in a working-class neighborhood of Corsicana, in northeast Texas. Flames spread along the walls, bursting through doorways, blistering paint and tiles and furniture. Smoke pressed against the ceiling, then banked downward, seeping into each room and through crevices in the windows, staining the morning sky.
Buffie Barbee, who was eleven years old and lived two houses down, was playing in her back yard when she smelled the smoke. She ran inside and told her mother, Diane, and they hurried up the street; that’s when they saw the smoldering house and Cameron Todd Willingham standing on the front porch, wearing only a pair of jeans, his chest blackened with soot, his hair and eyelids singed. He was screaming, “My babies are burning up!” His children—Karmon and Kameron, who were one-year-old twin girls, and two-year-old Amber—were trapped inside.
Willingham told the Barbees to call the Fire Department, and while Dia…

Iran: Mass Execution of 11 Prisoners in Two Days in Mashhad, Rasht and Khorramabad

NCRI - The inhuman clerical regime in an inhuman crime hanged six prisoners at Vakil Abad Prison in Mashhad on November 6, 2016. 

On the same day, Ali Mozaffari, head of the 'Judiciary' in Khorasan Razavi province, described execution, massacre and suppression in line with "enhancing public safety" and threatened more strict actions, saying: "With any disorder, oppositional disorder, breaking public comfort ... he will deal decisively ". (State run Young Reporters Club – November 6)

On November 5, three prisoners in Rasht Central Prison and two prisoners in Khorramabad Parsilon Prison were hanged. 

Father of Aref Ali Nasab, 27, who was executed in Rasht prison, had pleaded for his stay of execution before his execution in a tape. 

Aref’s friends in Rasht Malavan football team also made a large banner calling for his execution to be canceled.

Iranian Resistance calls on all human rights organizations to take urgent action to deal with the trend of mass and arbitrary executions in Iran. 

The dossier of human rights in Iran should be referred to the UN Security Council, and deals with this regime must be made contingent upon a halt to executions.


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