Iran Environmentalists Spend Eight Months in Detention without Formal Charges

In February this year, prominent environmentalist Professor Kavous Seyed Emami died in prison, only a few weeks after he and seven of his colleagues from the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, a charity working to protect endangered species in Iran, were arrested by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Iranian authorities... Read More

Iranian Human Rights Defender was Denied Urgent Medical Attention

Human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Arash Sadeghi is critically ill in an Iranian prison. The 38-year-old shopkeeper has a rare form of bone cancer and was operated on just over a month ago. His doctor has advised a very strict protocol so that Mr. Sadeghi could receive adequate care and treatment. The doctor said that the... Read More

Iran Human Rights: World Day 2018: Death penalty; an inhumane punishment for death row prisoners, their families and society as a whole

Iran Human Rights; October 10, 2018: Every year several hundred people are executed by the Iranian authorities. https://iranhr.net/en/articles/3512/ According to reports by Iran Human Rights (IHR) and other human rights groups, death row prisoners have often no access to a defense lawyer after their arrest and are sentenced to death... Read More

Prisoner of Conscience, Soheil Arabi, Sentenced to extra 3 years imprisonment

The prisoner of conscience, Soheil Arabi, has been accused with new charges and has been sentenced to more three years imprisonment. Soheil Arabi, prisoner of conscience has been sentenced to additional three years behind bars, exile and forced stay in Borazjan, for communicating with foreign media, sending statement from prison and... Read More

Human Rights Defender, Arsh Sadeghi, Was Return To Prison After Surgery

Arash Sadeghi, seriously ill prisoner of conscience and human rights defender Arash Sadeghi, who has been diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer, was returned back to prison after a surgery, while he needs further special medical care. He was admitted in Khomeini Hospital, in Tehran, and supposed to get medical care for 25 days, but... Read More

Geneva conference calls for inquiry into 1988 prisoners massacre in Iran

In a conference held in Geneva, Switzerland, human rights defenders and activists called for investigation regarding the execution of thousands of Iranian prisoners in 1988. The conference also urged to bring the perpetrators to justice. Many of them, Surprisingly hold important positions  in the Iranian regime. Ruhollah Khomeini,... Read More