Six Members of Baha’i Community were arrested in Iran

Six members of Iran’s Baha’i community were arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence agents in the city of Shiraz, south central Iran on 15 & 16 September. They were identified as Soudabeh Haghighat, Navid Bazmandegan, Bahareh Ghaderi, Elaheh Samizadeh, Ehsan Mahboub Rahvafa and Noura Pourmoradian. Ministry of Intelligence... Read More

Rajai Shahr Prison inmates’ letter to share their memories of Loghman Moradi, Zanyar Moradi, and Ramin Hossein Panahi

Almost one week after the hangings of Loghman Moradi, Zanyar Moradi, and Ramin Hossein Panahi, their fellow prisoners have written a letter to condemn their execution. The letter was written from the Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj, on Wednesday, 12 September, 2018. The prisoners who have signed the letter are as follow: Arash Sadeghi,... Read More

47 Baha’i Students Barred From Higher Education in Iran

At least 47 students have been deprived from continuing higher education due to their conviction. They had participated in and passed the national university entrance examination, some with outstanding results, but when checking in for their on line account, they received a message stating “deficient Fill” in the Evaluation Organization... Read More

Evin Prison female political prisoner Message in response to the execution of three Kurdish prisoners

Narges Mohammadi, Nasrin Sotoudeh, Golrokh Ibrahimi Irai, Maryam Akbari Monfared, Atena Daemi, Azita Rafizadeh, and Negin Ghadamian, Seven civil activists and political prisoners detained in Evin prison, in a message in response to the execution of "Loghman Moradi", "Zanyar Moradi" and "Ramin Hussein Panahi", stated their... Read More

Prolonged Detention of Iranian Environmental Activists

Seven environmentalists, who were arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Tehran, in January 2018, remain in detention with extremely limited access to legal counsel while their families have no information about any charges against them and their fate. The detainees, who are former and current staff members of the... Read More

Three Kurdish Political Prisoners, Were Executed

Three Kurdish political prisoners, Ramin Hossein Panahi, Zaniar and Loghman Moradi, were executed. Despite Iranian, Kurdish and international efforts to stop the executions, Iranian authorities executed these three long-time Kurdish prisoner Ramin Hossein Panahi, along with Zaniar and Loghman Moradi, 0n 8 September. ars News agency,... Read More