Important letter from the families of the detained teachers: Eskandar Lotfi, Shaban Mohammadi, Massoud Nikkhah and Rasoul Badaghi
07:32 - 22/5/2022
"" Much fanfare for nothing "" According to Article 37 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic, "a person cannot be found guilty until proven guilty in a competent court."
For several days now, IRIB, in unison with a number of so-called security sites and newspapers, has been acting in an illegal act, far from any professional ethics, and by violating civil rights, in order to justify the unjustified arrest of union teachers. To broadcast videos and photos of our loved ones and by reading them as security convicts and collaborating in espionage, before holding any court or even the right to choose a lawyer, to influence the judges, and to question the independence of the judiciary and In the small world of reason and thought, they have been sentenced.
Meeting non-Iranians is not considered a criminal law anywhere, and the definition of espionage, which is the provision of foreign military, political, or security information to foreigners, is not credible to some active union teachers. Because neither the teacher has access to the secret and vital information of the country, nor merely meeting two foreign teachers (Mrs. Cecil Koehler, a teacher and member of the French Teachers' Union, and her husband, Mr. Jacques Paris, who is also a teacher) can be considered espionage. .
The example of such controversial headlines and commotion and noise for unreliable and unsupported news from these media is a precedent and does not need to be explained. There is no need for complicated information aristocracy. It is enough to see the empty accounts of arrested teachers and their arrears and second jobs to know that no spy spies in the way of God, and it is enough to have more than twenty years of experience in guild, educational and teaching activities of our loved ones. Examine most villages with disinterested eyes to make sure they have not joined the trade union since the day after meeting a so-called foreign mercenary spy.
We, the families of the arrested teachers, are not at all surprised that even today the names and details of embezzlers, economic corrupters and bank debtors are still published in alphabetical order in the public media, But IRIB and Kayhan, without any conviction, allow themselves to called our loved ones spies just because they are teacher and, of course, the protesters. We, the family of the detained teachers, reserve the right to restore our dignity and complain about all the factors that spread such biased reports, and we will complain about all the relevant factors until the final result is obtained.
Families of Detained Teachers: Eskandar Lotfi, Shaban Mohammadi, Massoud Nikkhah and Rasoul Badaghi
07:35 - 22/5/2022 Updated.
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