Iran Judiciary Spokesman Claims: No Political Prisoners in Iran

Gholamhossein Esmaili, spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary, says there are no political prisoners in Iran. Gholamhossein Esmaili made the claim at a live televised program, after being asked about the recent death of a political prisoner murdered in Tehran’s notorious Fashafuyeh Prison and why political prisoners were not separated from... Read More

Iran: House Search & Summons for Baha’is

Iran: "House Search & Summons for Baha’is" Iran continues to harass Baha’is, members of a religious minority that has experienced decades of discrimination and suppression Iran.Recently the security forces inspected the houses of nine Baha’is, in Shahin Shahr, Isfahan Province, in central Iran, which is an example of... Read More

Ahvazi Arab Detainee Suspiciously Dies

A 28-year-old detainee from the Ahvazi Arab minority has been died under suspicious circumstances in a detention centre in Ahvaz, in south western Iran, according to local human rights sources. Benyamin Albughobeish was arrested on 26 May. Just a month later, on 26 June, his family were informed by an intelligence official believed to... Read More

Student Activist Sentenced To Imprisonment

The prison verdict for student activist, Leila Hosseinzadeh, was upheld by the Appeal Court of Tehran Province. This verdict was issued by the Branch 26 of the Court of Tehran, in March 2018. On Monday, 24 June, 2019, Branch 36 of the Appeal Court of Tehran Province informed Leila Hosseinzadeh of her sentence. Leila Hosseinzadeh has been... Read More

Mehrdad Baber Shamsi Found Dead In Prison

After, Alireza Shir-Mohammad-Ali, 21 year old political prisoner, who was murdered in Grate Tehran Prison on 10 June, 2019, Death-row prisoner Mehrdad Baber Shamsi was found dead in his solitary cell in the Prison of Birjand, capital of South Khorasan Province in eastern Iran, only hours before his execution. His death happened on... Read More

Civil activist, Soheil Arabi, In Critical Health Condition In Prison

Civil activist Soheil Arabi has been taken to the infirmary of Fashafouyeh Prison in Tehran as his health condition deteriorated after he went on hunger strike since Saturday, 15 June, 2019. He has gone on hunger strike to protest poor prison conditions, violent mistreatment of prisoners by prison guards and officials, and various... Read More