Skip to comments.In Islamic Iran, young girls are forced to marry prison guards. Then executed the next day
Posted on 11/15/2022 7:30:25 AM PST by Words Matter
Protests began in Iran on September 16, prompted by the death of a 22-year-old woman who was dragged away and allegedly beaten by the morality police for wearing her hijab improperly. Now, a new horror is being forced on the protesters of Iran who've spent weeks continuing their fight amidst brutal oppression by Islamic forces. More than 14,000 Iranians have been arrested in connection with the demonstrations being held around the country, with the country's parliament voting overwhelmingly last week in favour of the death penalty.
Protests are being held across the world in solidarity with Iranian citizens. Image: Taken in Paris, Michel Stoupak/Getty. Lawmakers think it'll teach those arrested a "good lesson" and deter others from joining. The protests have included women ditching their mandated headscarves and publicly burning them, cutting their hair, and holding signs demanding their human rights.
Among those arrested are hundreds of children - young girls fighting for their futures. Iran is one of the world's last countries to execute "juvenile offenders," with nine the age of criminal responsibility for girls, compared to 15 for boys. But under Iranian law, you can't execute a minor if they're a virgin.
That roadblock has been solved in the past by marrying the girls off to prison guards to be raped the night before their murders - a practice that's been documented over the decades by journalists, families, activists and even a former leader. In 2014 Justice For Iran published a report on the organised rape of virgin girls awaiting execution in the country's prisons, specifically focusing on the 1980s. It detailed that the practice was systemic, and likely approved of by higher officials within the government.
Islamic Republic leader, Hussein-Ali Montazeri, tried to speak out against the executions, conversations he detailed in his 2000 memoir.
"I told judges not to write death sentences for girls. This is what I said. But they perverted my words and quoted me as saying: 'Don’t execute girls. First married them for one night and then execute them,'" he wrote.
In 2009, a serving member of the paramilitary Basiji militia told The Jerusalem Post, he was forced to take part in such rapes.
"At 18, I was given the 'honour' to temporarily marry young girls before they were sentenced to death... I regret that, even though the marriages were legal. I could tell that the girls were more afraid of their wedding night than of the execution that awaited them in the morning," he said. "By morning the girls would have an empty expression; it seemed like they were ready or wanted to die." Activists and family members are reporting that it's happening now, in 2022, alongside torture, beatings and horrific sexual abuse.
It was happening during the last revolution as well.
I remember these stories back then.
It is really, really going to suck to be them on Judgement Day........................ 😠
Moslems gonna moslem.
The Iranians were foolish to revolt while Kerry and Biden are in power. This Administration supports the mullahs.
And these are the people that Biden so desperately wants to make a deal with.
Gee, where is NOW, and all of the other “women’s” organizations protesting against this.
The silence is deafening.
This is the kind of regime Russia calls a friend and ally.
These are the people Putin is already making deals with.
Reminded of the fate of Sejanus’ underage daughter in I, CLAUDIUS.
And team Biden so wants to empower Iran and send ever more money to them to destroy the West. Also, where is the feminist movement who should be demonstrating every day and pressuring everybody to take action against Iran?
I’m not sure Obama’s billions in cash have all been used by now...given the exchange rate .
You mean 1979?
So is Biden.
John Kerry and Joe Biden, through his son, happily approve of this practice.
Probably 1979 as well.
But there have been uprisings and resistances since then.
It’s likely a standard tool used by the regime.
Prison Guard in Iran
That job would be right up there with Sewer maintenence worker in Calcutta.
They get “married” so they can be raped.
Islamic Rape-ublic of Iran
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