Iran Official: People Protests Spread to 160 Cities

A senior Iranian regime’s official said that people protested in 160 cities across the country during the anti-regime uprising of December 2017, something that contradicts the official Regime position that the protests were small, localized, and easily suppressed. These figures by Ali Rabie, a Deputy Intelligence Minister of the Iran,... Read More

Iran Prosecutor-General: “Unfortunate” That Iran Is Not Amputating More People’s Hands

Iran's Prosecutor-General has expressed regret on Wednesday that not enough people in his country are being punished for crimes with blinding or amputations because the country is trying to avoid international condemnation from human rights bodies or foreign governments. In comments carried by the Fars News Agency, Mohammad Jafar Montazeri... Read More

Labour Activist Who Had Complained Of Torture in Prison Was Re-arrested

Iranian labour protest leader, Esmail Bakhshi was arrested for the second time, state media reported on Monday, 21 January 2019. Mansour Mohammadi, the prosecutor general of Dezful, in Khuzestan province, told the judiciary’s news website Mizan Online: “Bakhshi was arrested last night in cooperation with security and law enforcement... Read More

British-Iranian Woman Nazanin Zaghari Pressured To Spy For Iran, Husband Reveals

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British woman imprisoned in Tehran on espionage charges, started a hunger strike in protest against being denied access to medical care as well as pressure from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard interrogators to spy on UK for the Iranian regime. On Monday, 14 January, 2019, the British-Iranian dual national... Read More

My Son Was Murdered In Custody

Mother of Sina Ghanbari, a 23-year-old man who suspiciously died in the “quarantine” ward of Evin prison in January 2018, says her son was murdered in prison. Regretting her one-year silence Fatemeh Malayan Nejad said: “My son did not commit suicide, he was beaten in prison. At the time I took my son’s body, they did not allow me... Read More

Court Of Appeals Upholds Prison Sentence For Jailed Teacher Mohammad Habibi

Court of Appeals upheld 10-and-a-half-year imprisonment sentence for jailed teacher Mohammad Habibi. The Branch 36 of the Tehran’s Court of Appeals, presided by judge Zargar, sentenced Mr. Habibi to a 10-and-a-half-year prison sentence for “Gathering and collusion against national security” and for “Propaganda against the State”,... Read More