Iranian Christians Persecuted for Practicing Their Religion

International Liberty Association: According to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, Iran has nearly 300,000 Christians, including adherents of apostolic Churches—Latin Catholic, Armenian and Assyrian/Chaldean—and newer Protestant and evangelical churches. The Catholic hierarchy consists of one Latin... Read More

Women in Front Line of Straggle for Human Rights

International Liberty Association: Women have a leading role in anti-government rallies in Iran. New course of protest rallies started in Iran, on Saturday, 11 January, 2020, in protest to the shoot-down of the Ukrainian passenger aircraft by the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). The security forces tried to disperse the protesters by using... Read More

Iran: Protests after The Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Crashed

International Liberty Association: The Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport, killing all 176 people on board including Iranians, Canadians, Ukrainians, Swedes, Afghans, Germans, and British nationals, on 8 January, 2020. After 3 days of denial, the... Read More

Iran protesters outraged over plane shot-down and chanted against Khamenei

International Liberty Association: Students and other protesters in Tehran and other cities went to streets last night and today to express their outrage to Ali Khamenei after the Iran officials admitted that they shot down a Ukrainian commercial airliner, killing all 176 aboard. Riot police fired teargas and used water cannons... Read More

Aram Fathi, Civil Activist from Marivan, was Released on Bail

International Liberty Association: According to Civil Rights Activists, a poet and civil activist, Aram Fathi, resident of Marivan, was temporarily released on bail until the end of the court proceedings. Mr. Fathi was arrested on Saturday, 4 January, 2020. He was released temporarily from Marivan Prison on Wednesday, 8... Read More

Iran: A Juvenile Offender’s Execution Was Postponed for a Month

Arman Abdola’li -ILA International Liberty Association: Arman Abdola’li was arrested and was accused of murdering his girlfriend, Ghazaleh Shakoor, in 2013 when he was under 18 years old. During the interrogation process, he confessed murdering Ghazaleh Shakour and said that “I was in love with her and proposed to her, but she... Read More