Alireza Farshi from Evin Prison: “Will someone helps the prisoners?”

International Liberty Association: Alireza Farshi Dizjikan, a Turkish (Azerbaijani) activist imprisoned in Evin Prison, has written a letter to the Deputy Chief Justice of Evin Prison, requesting that the prison situation be addressed and that social distancing be observed during the corona outbreak. In the part of the letter, Mr Farshi... Read More

Nasrin Sotoudeh, Human Rights Lawyer, in Critical Condition in Evin Prison

International Liberty Association: Nasrin Sotoudeh, the human rights lawyer prisoner, has been transferred to the clinic of the Evin Prison, due to her critical condition, according to her husband, Mr Reza Khandan.It should be mentioned that Nasrin Sotoudeh started her unlimited hunger strike on 11 August 2020, after sending out an open... Read More

Iran: Unfair Sentences for Women Civil Activists and Religious Minorities

Notorious Evin Prison International Liberty Association: Iran continues to issue unfair sentences against civil activists, protesters, and religious minorities. This is while Iranian prisons are overwhelmed with the spread of the coronavirus. It is a short report and in this report, you will read about some of them.It should be... Read More

Maryam Akbari Monfared and Athena Daemi New Case Trial date and The Branch

International Liberty Association: The trial of Athena Daemi, a civil activist, and Maryam Akbari Monfared, a political prisoner, in connection with a case recently opened during their imprisonment, will be held in the Quds Court on 31 August 2020. The charges against the two political prisoners, held in the women's ward of Evin Prison,... Read More

The Revolutionary Court upheld a 15-year prison sentence for a “Christian couple”

International Liberty Association: According to the Reports from Iran, Assyrian pastor and his wife have been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment. The report from Iranian Christian indicates that “Victor Bet Tamraz ” has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and his wife “Shamiram Isavi” has been sentenced to 5 years in... Read More

Four Christian Converts Sentenced to 13 Years Behind Bars

International Liberty Association: Four Christian converts were sentenced to a total of 13 years in prison. Ramin Hassanpour, Hadi Rahimi, Cathrine Sajjadpour, and Sakineh Behjati, were from Rasht, the capital of Gilan Province.Ramin Hassanpour was sentenced to five years in prison, and his wife, Cathrine (Saeedeh) Sajjadpour, sentenced... Read More

Activist Prisoners Among 12 Testing Positive in Evin Prison

International Liberty Association: A random Corona test is done in Ward 8 of Evin Prison on Sunday, 9 August, revealed that 12 of the 17 inmates tested positive.The 12 inmates have been transferred to the prison’s infirmary.Activist teacher Esmail Abdi, labour activist Jafar Azimzadeh, lawyer Amir Salar Davoudi, Majid Azarpay,... Read More

Iran: Kurdish Activist, Heydar Ghorbani, at Risk of Imminent Execution

International Liberty Association: Heydar Ghorbani, a Kurdish prisoner in Iran is facing imminent execution.The Branch 27 of Iran’s Supreme Court upheld a death sentence against Kurdish prisoner Heydar Ghorbani from the city of Kamyaran in Kurdistan province, western Iran, on Wednesday, 5 August. He has been transferred to the... Read More

Fatemeh Davand, Protester, taken to jail to serve over 5 years Sentence

International Liberty Association: Ms Davand is sentenced to 30 lashes and 65 months in prison for taking part in November 2019 protestsAn Iran protester, Ms Fatemeh Davand was transferred to the Central Prison of Urmia on 6 August 2020, to start serving her jail sentence on the charge of taking part in the November 2019 protests in... Read More

Iran: Tortured Protester, Mostafa Salehi, Executed in Isfahan

International Liberty Association: Iran’s official Judiciary news agency announced that Mostafa Salehi, a young man arrested for participating in late 2017 and early 2018 protests was hanged at dawn today in a prison in Isfahan, central Iran. Mostafa Salehi was one of the protesters arrested during the nationwide protests in 2017-18 in... Read More

Young woman, 32, was hanged in Mashhad after 6 years on the death row

women executed during Rouhani’s tenure reaches 106 International Liberty Association: A young woman was executed on 2 August 2020, in the Central Prison of Mashhad, the state-run media reported today. The woman identified only by her first name, Mehri, had already served six years on the death row.According to the state-run Khorasan... Read More

At Least 21 Iranian Kolbars Shot Dead by IRGC within Five Months

International Liberty Association: Based on information compiled by the Iran human rights organisations, at least 21 porters (or back carriers) have been shot dead by revolutionary guards since 20 March 2020.This is an average of four porters per month and one porter every week getting killed by the IRGC. This figure does not include... Read More

Joseph Shahbazian, still in Detention

International Liberty Association: After the court requested a bail of 3 Billion Tomans for the temporary release of Christian convert Maliheh Nazari, a bail of 3 Billion Tomans was also set for “Joseph Shahbazian” one of the leaders of the house church. Reports from Iran indicate that the Investigation Branch of the Tehran... Read More

Iran: Upheld Death Sentence For Five Protesters Despite Allegations of Torture & False Confessions

International Liberty Association: Iran Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences of five men who were arrested by security forces during the December 2017 and January 2018 protests.The names of the five people whose death sentences have been upheld by the Supreme Court in Isfahan are Mehdi Salehi Ghale Shahrokhi, Mohammad Bastami,... Read More