Another painful product of colossal corruption among Iranian regime’s elite is children’s trafficking and abuse for money. A child is bought and sold for under 60 dollars outside hospitals in south of Tehran, a city official has said.
“New born babies are being sold between 100,000 to 200,000 Tomans (27 to 54 U.S. Dollars) in areas near hospitals in south of Tehran,” Fatemeh Daneshvar, the head of Social Committee of Tehran’s City Council has said, according to a report published by state-run news agency IRNA on Saturday.
The children belong to the families of poor and women who leave in streets of the capital city.
Despite official acknowledgment by city officials, the head of police in Greater Tehran Area denies his office receiving any report on the sale of children in the streets of the capital city.
Recently a senior official of the regime acknowledged that at least 20,000 homeless Iranians are living in cardboard boxes on the streets of Tehran, even as the real number of homeless people in the Iranian capital is believed to be several times the official figure.
Iran holds one tenth of the world’s proven oil reserves and has the second largest global natural gas reserves.
The vast proportion of Iran’s revenue are being spent on export of terrorism and fundamentalism to the region and on the regime’s nuclear weapons projects.
As economists have reported, from 2005 to 2008, Iran’s oil export revenue amounted to $244 billion, equalling the 13 preceding years from 1992 to 2004. That’s close to $500 billion in just 17 years.