Daughter of Jailed Activist Calls on International Community to Save Father

Hengameh Vahedian, daughter of Human Rights activist, Abbas Vahedian, addressed the European Union representatives and Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, Mr. Javaid Rehman, regarding her father who has been imprisoned since 11 October this year. Hengameh Vahedian said that, her father, Abbas Vahedian, Huiman Rights activist, was... Read More

Canada “Deeply Concerned” about the continued detention of Environmental Researcher in Iran

The Canadian government says that it is “deeply concerned” about the continued detention of environmental researcher Niloufar Bayani, who is facing the death penalty in Iran on vague security and espionage charges. Nilofar, who is being held in Iran’s notorious Evin prison, was arrested back in January by the Iranian Revolutionary... Read More

Christian Converts Calls Intercepted By Iran Intelligence

Two Christian converts in Iran, have been recently arrested in the cities of Karaj and Mashhad. Behnam Ersali, who was visiting a friend in a northern city, and Davoud Rasouli, was arrested just outside his home in Karaj, west of Tehran. They had arranged to meet in Mashhad, according to advocacy organization Middle East Concern (MEC),... Read More

Former Teacher Prisoner, Arzhang Davoudi,is still Kept In Solitary Confinement

Former teacher prisoner, Arzhang Davoudi, held in the quarantine section of the Zahedan prison is reportedly under torture despite his poor health condition. After months in solitary confinement, Mr. Davoudi, in a message, said that he had been transferred to a small solitary confinement unit and was deprived of family visits, phone calls... Read More

Masoud Kazemi the Second Journalist Arrested in Tehran Within Two Weeks

Masoud Kazemi, journalist, is the second journalist who has been arrested by the security forces in Tehran within two weeks, on 5 November, this year. Mr Ali Mojtahedzadeh, his lawyer, in this regard has tweeted on 6 November: “Bail has been set at 250 million tomans, which I hope his family will be able to come up with”. Kazemi is... Read More

Protesters Unfair Trials Sentences

According to Human Rights Watch Iran’s judiciary convicted at least 24 protesters on vaguely defined national security charges. Their prison sentences ranged from six months to six years. They were charged with “assembly and collusion against national security” due to “participating in a protest without a permit that disrupted... Read More