Iran: More Than 100 Prisoners executed since January 2020

International Liberty Association: According to reports by Iran Officials and human rights activists, more than 100 inmates have been executed in Iran from January to mid-June 2020.At least 30 of these executions have been announced by official and semi-official press and media, and the other 79 were carried out in secret. At least... Read More

Iran: Pressure on women political prisoners by filing false cases

ILA: Atena & Maryam International Liberty Association: In order to ramp up pressure on women Activists and political prisoners, the Iranian regime’s judiciary has summoned and filed new cases against them. Political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared was orally summoned to the Evin Courthouse on Wednesday, 10 June 2020. However, she... Read More

Iran: Kurdish Political Prisoner, Hedayat Abdollahpour, Executed in Urmia Prison

ILA: Hedayat Abdollahpour International Liberty Association: on 10 June, the father of a Kurdish political prisoner Hedayat Abdollahpour, was told that his son was executed 20 days ago. Neither his family nor his lawyer were informed about the execution and were not given the customary “last visit” with their loved one. According to... Read More

Iran Whips Two November Protesters

International Liberty Association: Two young men were flogged today for participating nationwide November protests in the city of Urmia, northwest Iran. Azerbaijani rights activists Ali Azizi and Eliar Hosseinzadeh, were arrested in November 2019 after participating protest against a hike in petrol prices in November 2019. The Branch... Read More

Iran: Elite Students Detained for 60 Days

International Liberty Association: Despite nearly 60 days since the arrests of two elite students of Sharif University of Technology, Ali Younesi and Amir Hossein Moradi, they are still denied access to lawyers and visit their families. Ali Younesi and Amir Hossein Moradi have remained in detention despite human rights groups and... Read More

Open Letter by Saba Kord Afshari’s Mother, Raheleh Asl Ahmadi

International Libert Association has previously reported a prison sentence upheld by the Court of Appeal against Saba Kord Afshri, a civil activist in Iran. Opposing this verdict, her Mother, Raheleh Asl Ahmadi, who is women rights prisoner, as well, has written an open letter demanding a reconsideration on the conflicting verdicts, also... Read More