Iran Executed Two Prisoners on Death Row

Iranian authorities executed a prisoner on Thursday, 31 October in public in the city of Arak, southwest of the capital Tehran. The report did not mention the prisoners’ name but said he had been sentenced to death for killing a security agent. On the same day another prisoner was hanged in the Central Prison of Rasht. The prisoner... Read More

Iran Continues to Prevent Prisoner’s Transfer to Hospital

Prison authorities continue to refuse to allow political prisoner Arash Sadeghi to receive proper medical treatment in a hospital outside the prison. Arash Sadeghi has lost the ability to move his right hand due to an infection on his shoulder that has been left untreated in Rajai Shahr Prison. He needs to receive treatment from a... Read More

13 Workers of Kut-e Abdollah Municipality Were Arrested

On 20 October, 2019, the mayor of Kut-e Abdollah, Navab Hajian Saeidi, confirmed the arrest of 13 city workers. He claimed that the arrestees were encouraging other city workers to cease work to put the municipality under pressure so the contractor filed a lawsuit against them. The mayor added that the workers’ unpaid wages of August... Read More