Women Activist Prisoner, Atena Daemi: “I will stand to the end and until I am alive”

International Liberty Association: Human Rights defender prisoner, Atena Daemi who was due to be released on 4 July 2020, after serving her five years in jail, has been sentenced to another five years and 74 lashes.While Atena Daemi was serving her sentence in prison, the Intelligence Department of the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)... Read More

Negin Ghadamian, a Baha’i citizen, was released

International Liberty Association: Negin Ghadamian, a Baha'i citizen who was previously sent on leave, from Evin Prison on 9 June, was informed of her early release on Sunday, 5 July, during a telephone call from the Evin Court's Enforcement Unit. The Baha'i citizen has been in the women's ward of the Evin prison since December 2017 to... Read More

Iran: 141 Violations of the Minorities Rights in One Month

International Liberty Association: In the past month, there have been at least 141 violations of the rights of religious minorities in Iran. A considerable number of violations have been against women. At least 121 violations of the rights of Baha’i citizens were documented, in addition to 15 cases of violations of Christian rights and... Read More

Women Activists in Iran: Arrest, Imprisonment, and Ban

International Liberty Association: Recently in Iran, more women activists have been arrested and imprisoned due to their activities to support civil and human rights.Iran prevents activists from forming and operating civil society organizations using tactics such as summoning, arresting, imprisoning, and banning free activity. This... Read More

Iran: Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence Against Protesters

International Liberty Association: Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences against three young men arrested during the November 2019 protests. Amirhossein Moradi, Mohammad Rajabi and Saeed Tamjidi were sentenced to death after Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran convicted them of several charges including... Read More

Extend of the Special Rapporteur’s Mission on Human Rights Violations in Iran

ILA: Javid Rehman International Liberty Association: The Iranian government must cooperate fully with the Special Rapporteur and allow visits to Iran. At its meeting on Monday, the UN Human Rights Council extended the mandate of Javed Rahman, the UN Special Representative for Human Rights in Iran, by a positive vote of 22 countries for... Read More