Student Activist Sentenced To Imprisonment

The prison verdict for student activist, Leila Hosseinzadeh, was upheld by the Appeal Court of Tehran Province. This verdict was issued by the Branch 26 of the Court of Tehran, in March 2018. On Monday, 24 June, 2019, Branch 36 of the Appeal Court of Tehran Province informed Leila Hosseinzadeh of her sentence. Leila Hosseinzadeh has been... Read More

Mehrdad Baber Shamsi Found Dead In Prison

After, Alireza Shir-Mohammad-Ali, 21 year old political prisoner, who was murdered in Grate Tehran Prison on 10 June, 2019, Death-row prisoner Mehrdad Baber Shamsi was found dead in his solitary cell in the Prison of Birjand, capital of South Khorasan Province in eastern Iran, only hours before his execution. His death happened on... Read More

Civil activist, Soheil Arabi, In Critical Health Condition In Prison

Civil activist Soheil Arabi has been taken to the infirmary of Fashafouyeh Prison in Tehran as his health condition deteriorated after he went on hunger strike since Saturday, 15 June, 2019. He has gone on hunger strike to protest poor prison conditions, violent mistreatment of prisoners by prison guards and officials, and various... Read More

Iran: Five Prisoners Including A Woman Hanged

The death sentences of five inmates including a woman were carried out Wednesday morning, 19 June, 2019. The woman hanged in Gohardasht Prison, a.k.a Rajai-Shahr, was the 89th woman executed during Rouhani’s term in office since 2013. Fatemeh Nassiri had been in jail since 11 years ago when she undertook the... Read More

Atena Daemi And Golrokh Iraee Waiting For New Verdict

Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee were tried at the 26th branch of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, on Tuesday, 18 June, this year. These two civil rights activists appeared before the court accompanied by their lawyers. The court will issue its ruling on their case within 10 days. The new case against Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee... Read More

Kurdish Civil Activist, Zahra Mohammadi, Still in Unknown Condition

Twenty days after detention, the fate of Kurdish civil activist Zahra Mohammadi remains unknown. Zahra Mohammadi, 28, was arrested on 23 May, 2019, by agents of the Intelligence Department of Sanandaj, capital of the Iranian Kurdistan Province. They raided her residence in Nayser Township in Sanandaj. Ms. Mohammadi’s family managed to... Read More