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

Urgent: Kurdish Political Prisoners In Imminent Danger Of Execution

Zanyar and Loghman Moradi have been to solitary confinement and according to Loghman’s father; they are on a dry hunger strike, and a few hours after their transfer, the public phones in Rajai Shahr Prison were cut off without any explanation which is worrying their family. There are fears that these tow political prisoners and Ramin... Read More

Iranian authorities have increased their crackdown against human rights defenders

According to Human Rights Watch: “Since 31 August, 2018, Iranian authorities have arrested four more human rights defenders, as well as Reza Khandan, husband of the prominent imprisoned human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, all in Tehran. The authorities should immediately release these human rights defenders, who appear to have been... Read More