Hunger striking political prisoners in dire condition

Twenty two days have passed since 21 political prisoners in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran, started a hunger strike and their condition is deteriorating by the hour. They began the hunger strike on 30 July following a vicious attack on the inmates of hall 12 in ward 4 of Gohardasht Prison. Their personal items and money were... Read More

Paris exhibition commemorates martyrs of the 1988 massacre of prisoners in Iran

An exhibition is organised by Jean-François Legaret, the Mayor of District 1 municipality of Paris at the town hall this week. On Thursday, 17 August Mr Legaret along with other French mayors visited the exhibition and took part in a meeting where human rights defenders, dignitaries, and European politicians called for the formation of an... Read More

Ali Moezzi writes in supports of political prisoners on hunger strike

Prisoner of conscience, Ali Moezzi, detained in Tehran's Central prison, wrote a letter on 14 August is support of the political prisoners on hunger strike in Gohardasht prison. In this letter he recalled his memories from Gohardasht prison in Karaj where thousands of prisoners have been executed in 1980’s and particularly the martyrs of... Read More

Political prisoners in grave danger in Gohardasht Prison

According to reports from Iran 53 political prisoners in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj (North-west Tehran), have been attacked and transferred to a different hall where their lives are at risk. On Sunday, 30 July, these prisoners mainly in hall 12 of ward 4 of the prison, were viciously attacked and transferred to hall 10 where more than 60... Read More

Poor street peddler murdered in front of the public by Iran regime agents

A fruit peddler in the city of Qom was killed by the municipality agents after he was severely beaten in the head. According to his brother who explained in a video clip shared in social media outlets, on Saturday 12 August 2017 the Iranian regime agents were trying to take him and his belongings with them by force and he was resisting.... Read More

UN expert outraged at Iran regime executing a child ‘offender’ again

Ms Asma Jahangir, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, has expressed outrage at the execution of a young man who received the death penalty as a child. Alireza Tajiki was arrested at the age of 15 in 2012 and sentenced to death in 2013 at the age of 16. He was executed on 10 August 2017 despite... Read More