Political prisoners in Qarchak Prison attacked by boiling water

International Liberty Association: Two female civil activist prisoners in Qarchak Prison were attacked by boiling water, Monday night, 14 September 2020.The criminal women, identified as Zeinab Ghanbarnejad (a.k.a. Zeinab Saratani) and Narges Amir Al, hired by Qarchak Prison warden, Mehdi Mohammadi, attempted to pour hot boiled water on... Read More

UN Experts Condemn Navid Afkari’s Execution by Iran

International Liberty Association: Following the execution of Navid Afkari, in Iran, five United Nations’ human rights experts, including Javaid Rehman, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, condemned the execution of this Iranian wrestling champion. He was arrested during the cross country protests in 2018,... Read More

Death Sentence of Hooshmand Alipour, Kurdish prisoner, Overthrown by The Supreme Court

International Liberty Association: The death sentence of Hooshmand Alipour, a political prisoner imprisoned in Sanandaj Prison, was overturned by the Supreme Court and referred to the Branch 2 of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj as a branch for retrial. Mr Alipour's trial will be held on 20 September in this branch of the... Read More

Audio Reveals Navid Afkari Had no Clues About His Execution

International Liberty Association: Sadly, we were informed of a two-minute audio recording of Navid Afkari’s last phone call which indicates that he had no information about his imminent execution.This last phone call has been circulated on social media on Monday, 14 September, yesterday. Apparently, this is a phone call... Read More

Iran executes young wrestler Navid Afkari

International Liberty Association: "International Observatory Human Rights" on its News page has published a report of Navid Afkar's execution. the following is part of the report. International Observatory Human Rights: "Over the weekend, Iran has demonstrated yet again its complete disregard for the law, justice and international... Read More

Iran hangs Navid Afkari despite pleas by his mother

Bahieh Namjou & Navid International Liberty Association: The parents of Navid Afkari had pleaded with the Judiciary to revise his death sentence and allow their sons to be examined by the Coroner’s Office. In their letter to the Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi, Hossein Afkari and Bahieh Namjou, the parents of the Afkari brothers,... Read More

Execution of Navid Afkari sparks global condemnation against Iran

International Liberty Association: The horrific execution of Navid Afkari, a 27-year old Iranian wrestler, by the Iran Judiciary has launched a massive wave of international condemnations. ILA as well as other human right supporter organisations, has had published the reports and news regarding the situation of Navid Afkari, Mostafa... Read More

Iran: The Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentences for 7 Sunni Prisoners

International Liberty Association: According to the reports, the Branch 38 of the Iranian Supreme Court for a third time upheld the death sentences against seven Sunni prisoners on 10 September 10. The Sunni inmates, Farhad Salimi, Qassem Absteh, Davood Abdollahi, Ayub Karimi, Anwar Khezri, Khosrow Besharat, and Kamran Sheikha, have... Read More

Wrestling Champion Navid Afkari Executed Despite International Outcries

ILA: Navid Afkari International Liberty Association: Navid Afkari was executed in Adelabad Prison of Shiraz.His family were told that he had been hanged.Despite widespread international outcries in Iran and around the world to stop his execution, the Iranian regime hanged the young Iran protester in a bid to prevent further protests... Read More

DC Photo Exhibition: Iran’s Ongoing Human Rights Violations

DC Exhibition International Liberty Association: The Organization of Iranian-American Communities (OIAC) held a large photo exhibition on Friday, September 4 in Washington, DC on the Iran four decades of systematic human rights violations, particularly the 1988 massacre of 30,000 Iranian political prisoners, the November 2019 killing of... Read More

Political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee: Life does not exist in Qarchak Prison

International Liberty Association: Human right activist prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee sent a letter from the notorious Qarchak Prison on the anniversary of the executions of three Kurdish political prisoners, Zanyar and Loghman Moradi and Ramin Hossein Panahi. Describing Qarchak Prison as “the largest women’s prison in the... Read More

Human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi: “Iran, Killing to Silence the Voice of Protests”

International Liberty Association: Navid Afkari’s death sentence has had many reactions by Human Rights defenders in Iran. Human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi expressed her protest over the death sentences issued for participants in nationwide protests, including Navid Afkari. In an open letter from the Prison of Zanjan where she... Read More

Neda Sabouri, Female Journalist, is Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison

International Liberty Association: Neda Sabouri, Female Journalist, is Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison. Tehran Province’s Revision Court upheld the sentence of 3 years and 6 months of imprisonment for a female journalist on the charge of “assembly and collusion.” Female journalist Neda Sabouri has been serving her sentence since 7... Read More

Aida Younesi: My Brother Has Been Pressured to Make A Confession on TV

ILA: Ali Younesi International Liberty Association: Aida Younesi, the sister of detained award-winning student Ali Younesi says her brother has been pressured to make televised confessions to commute his death sentence. “The Ministry of Intelligence agents in charge of investigating my brother’s case told him on Wednesday that he... Read More