Teacher’s Union Leader on trial for peacefully advocating teachers’ rights in Iran

Mohammad Habibi, a member of the board of directors of the Teacher’s Trade Union and Teachers’ rights activist went trial at the Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, for the charges of “assembly and collusion against national security,” “propaganda against the state” and “disturbing public order,” the charges which... Read More

Zeynab Jalalian: “Together against the execution”

Zeynab Jalalian, Kurdish political prisoner in Iran, in an open letter, has called for spreading protests with the aim of abolishing the death sentence in Iran. Zeynab Jalalian had been sentenced to death but her sentence was reduced to life time imprisonment after 4 years. She has expressed her concern about the death sentence of political... Read More

A man was flogged 80 times in Iran, for drinking alcohol 11 years ago, in 2006

According to Amnesty International, a young man convicted of consuming alcohol when he was about 14 or 15 years old, more than a decade ago, shows the inhumanity of Iran justice system that legalizes brutality. He was sentenced to 80 times lashes in public. According to this news, Philip Luther, Research and Advocacy Director for the... Read More

Amnesty International: Nasrin Sotoudeh a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer was arrested

According to Amnesty International Nasrin Sotoudeh a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer was arrested. In an article titled; Iran: 'Vindictive' arrest of prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, Amnesty International says: The arrest of Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, is an outrageous attack on a brave and... Read More

Three Sunni prisoners were convicted after 9 years

Three Sunni prisoners were sentenced to death and 20 years imprisonment, after 9 years remain in a state of uncertainty. They have been held in Uromieh prison since 2009, and their verdict was communicated to them on 8th July. Kamran Sheikheh is sentenced to death, and Anvar Khezri along with Khosro Besharat were sentenced to 10 years... Read More

Borazjan people demonstration

People of Borazjan city, southern Iran, have been suffering from the lack of drinking water since 3rd July and they began to protest against the disastrous situation on 7th July. The protest started from Hospital Square and people chanted; Leave Syria- think about us, Neither Gaza nor Lebanon- my life is for Iran, Don’t scared- Don’t... Read More