Two ministers impeached in the Iranian Parliament
The main agenda of today's (Tuesday, 22 March 2010) session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran was the impeachment of the two ministers of Labor and Roads and Urban Development ousing. During the morning session, MPs reviewed the draft of the impeachment for Ali Rabiei, Iran's Minister of Labor. Those for and against the impeachment stated their reasons and the Minister of Labor defended his position and answered questions by the opposition, following which votes were cast for his ministerial seat in the cabinet.
Understanding the mentally disabled
The 3rd of December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. But, it may be forgotten that the mentally disabled are also a part of this and they need more attention than they are being given”. These are the words of Marjan Mohammadpur, the art therapist who has been working with the mentally disabled for years and has staged a number of plays with her students taking part in them as actors. These have participated in various festivals for the disabled.