Atena Daemi ends her hunger strike on day 54 after her demand is realised

On her 54th day of hunger strike, Atena Daemi’s demand is realised and the Revision Court exonerated her sisters, Ensiyeh and Haniyeh. Children rights activist Atena Daemi started a hunger strike on 8 April 2017 to protest incrimination of her sisters and their prison sentences. She said she would not allow the regime to take advantage... Read More

Iran plans to destroy the mass graves of the victims of the 1988 prisons massacre

The Iranian regime plans to demolish a mass grave in Ahvaz which is the burial place of the martyrs of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners. This location was detected by volunteers who prepare reports for Sima TV after talking to martyrs’ families. The mass grave is located next to Ahvaz’s Heaven-yard cemetery. The Iranian regime... Read More

The life of teacher union activist, Ismail Abdi, is in danger

Ismail Abdi, former secretary general of Iran’s Teachers Guild, is on hunger strike and his health is deteriorating rapidly, warned the Iran Teachers Organization in a statement issued on 24 May. Mr Abdi, a mathematics teacher from Islamshahr in Tehran Province, was last arrested on 9 November 2016 after an appeal court confirmed an... Read More

Executions resume in Iran after the election

Iranian regime started new round of executions after the election show. Ten inmates were hanged on May 22 and 23 in the prisons of Tabriz, Zahedan, Ardebil, Kermanshah, Isfahan, and Karaj Central Prison. In an atrocious act in Zahedan, while the 30-year-old Abdulkarim Shahnavazi was being executed prison authorities placed a noose around... Read More

Hassan Rouhani wins the presidency once more

Time to hold the regime accountable for human rights abuses Finally the results of the elections held in Iran to determine the president for the next four years was announced and Hassan Rouhani was declared the winner of the race. Many observers called the process a farce. Regardless of actual figures and the numbers announced (there is a... Read More

Prison official killed prisoner in Zabol, Iran

In Zabol Prison, South-eastern Iran, 45 years old prisoner was attacked and killed by prison’s head of intelligence at midnight Tuesday 16 May. According to the reports, Gholamreza Rezaei, head of intelligence of Zabol Prison throw down Ramezan Koohkan from the top of a triple bunk bed. Witnesses said Gholamreza Rezaei began swearing at... Read More