Human Rights Defender Prisoner Suffers for Witnessing Executions

International Liberty Association: Human Rights defender prisoner, Narges Mohammadi, has spoken about psychological torture because of witnessing the executions of prisoners in Zanjan Prison.Narges Mohammadi who was the spokeswoman and vice president of the League of Human Rights Defenders in Iran, during a recent visit with her mother,... Read More

Iran: Activist Prisoner Zahra Safaei Threatened to Death by Criminal Inmates

ILA: Zahra Safaei International Liberty Association: Human Rights activist prisoner, Zahra Safaei, has received life threats from ordinary prisoners in the Qarchak Prison of Varamin.According to the news made public on Saturday, 13 June 2020, several dangerous prisoners recruited by the Ministry of Intelligence and prison authorities have... Read More

Iran: More Than 100 Prisoners executed since January 2020

International Liberty Association: According to reports by Iran Officials and human rights activists, more than 100 inmates have been executed in Iran from January to mid-June 2020.At least 30 of these executions have been announced by official and semi-official press and media, and the other 79 were carried out in secret. At least... Read More

Iran: Pressure on women political prisoners by filing false cases

ILA: Atena & Maryam International Liberty Association: In order to ramp up pressure on women Activists and political prisoners, the Iranian regime’s judiciary has summoned and filed new cases against them. Political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared was orally summoned to the Evin Courthouse on Wednesday, 10 June 2020. However, she... Read More

Iran: Kurdish Political Prisoner, Hedayat Abdollahpour, Executed in Urmia Prison

ILA: Hedayat Abdollahpour International Liberty Association: on 10 June, the father of a Kurdish political prisoner Hedayat Abdollahpour, was told that his son was executed 20 days ago. Neither his family nor his lawyer were informed about the execution and were not given the customary “last visit” with their loved one. According to... Read More

Iran Whips Two November Protesters

International Liberty Association: Two young men were flogged today for participating nationwide November protests in the city of Urmia, northwest Iran. Azerbaijani rights activists Ali Azizi and Eliar Hosseinzadeh, were arrested in November 2019 after participating protest against a hike in petrol prices in November 2019. The Branch... Read More