After Two Months Hunger Strike, Arzhang Davoudi’s Life at Risk

After Two Months Hunger Strike, Arzhang Davoudi’s Life at Risk Arzhang Davoudi, writer and civil activist, has been on a hunger strike since 21 May, 2019 in Zabol Prison, south-east province of Sistan and Baluchestan, demanding to be returned to the political prisoners ward. In violation of Iran’s regulations on separation of... Read More

Iran: Teenager Sentenced To 100 Lashes

Iran: Teenager Sentenced To 100 Lashes The Iran Judiciary sentenced a 17 year old boy to 100 lashes for an alleged crime. According to ROKNA, Ramin said he had not abused the 11 year old boy and the boy’s parents retracted their lawsuit against him. But Tehran Criminal court sentenced Ramin to 100 lashes on 15 July. Juveniles have... Read More

Iran: Ten Prisoners Including a Woman Executed

Iran: Ten Prisoners Including a Woman Executed. Ten prisoners, including a woman, were executed during a week, in different cities. Two of the victims were hanged in public. The woman was hanged in the Prison of Noshahr, in northern Iran, on Wednesday, 17 July, 2019. According to the state-run news agency, IRNA, the General and... Read More

Iran Judiciary Spokesman Claims: No Political Prisoners in Iran

Gholamhossein Esmaili, spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary, says there are no political prisoners in Iran. Gholamhossein Esmaili made the claim at a live televised program, after being asked about the recent death of a political prisoner murdered in Tehran’s notorious Fashafuyeh Prison and why political prisoners were not separated from... Read More

Iran: House Search & Summons for Baha’is

Iran: "House Search & Summons for Baha’is" Iran continues to harass Baha’is, members of a religious minority that has experienced decades of discrimination and suppression Iran.Recently the security forces inspected the houses of nine Baha’is, in Shahin Shahr, Isfahan Province, in central Iran, which is an example of... Read More

Ahvazi Arab Detainee Suspiciously Dies

A 28-year-old detainee from the Ahvazi Arab minority has been died under suspicious circumstances in a detention centre in Ahvaz, in south western Iran, according to local human rights sources. Benyamin Albughobeish was arrested on 26 May. Just a month later, on 26 June, his family were informed by an intelligence official believed to... Read More