Relative Of Hanged Ahwazis Calls for International Prosecution Of Judges

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Eleventh Ahwazi added to the list of those facing execution

Saeed Hamedan was among the Ahwazi Arabs shown confessing to insurgency on Iran's Khuzestan TV, bringing the total number facing public execution in Ahwaz to 11.

Hamedan was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in Ghaen, Isfahan province, some weeks ago. The 32 year old's appearance in the televised forced "confessions" indicate he will be in the mass executions of Arabs planned this week. Hamedan was a councillor from Ramshir City and is a licenced dealer of Fuji photographic products. His appearance on television among the accused is surprising as he has not been sentenced by the courts, indicating that his execution is the result of an illegal summary judgement by the Iranian authorities.

The 11 Ahwazi Arabs were convicted following one-day secret trials that have been condemned by human rights organisations inside and outside Iran as well as the lawyers for the accused.

The 11 men are:

1. Ali Mutairi from Mashour (Mahshahr)
2. Khalaf Khazeiri from Falahiyah (Shadegan)
3. Mohamad Chaab Pour from Tostar (Shoushtar)
4. Abdullah Farajulaah Chab from Tostar (Shoushtar)
5. Abdullah Solimani from Tostar(Shoushtar)
6. Majed Albu Ghubaish from Mashour (Mahshahr)
7. Ali Reza Asakre from Falahiyah (Shadegan)
8. Ghasem Salamat from Ahwaz City
9. Abdul Reza Sanawati from Ahwaz City
10. Saeed Hemidan from Khalafiyah (Ramshir)
11. Malek Banitamim from Tostar (Shoushtar)

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