Iranian Teachers Arrested During Nationwide Teachers Day Rally

The Iranian Teachers Unions Coordination Council reported that several teachers have been detained during the protests across the country on Thursday, 2 May 2019. Following a nationwide teachers’ call to march on the occasion of Teachers’ Day on Thursday, 2 May, teachers in dozens of cities in Iran went to the streets protesting poor... Read More

Iran Broke up May Day Rally outside the Parliament in Tehran

The statement continues: “From the beginning of this May Day rally, we were witnessing police units and many plainclothes agents dispatching to the scene. Half an hour after the workers, college students and a number of retirees and other labour activists started, authorities dispatched police units and plainclothes agents to the scene... Read More

Court of Appeal Upholds the Verdict Against Human Rights Attorney, Mohammad Najafi

An appeals court upheld a 13-year prison sentence of human rights attorney Mohammad Najafi who was jailed in 2018 after voicing support for people detained during anti-government protests, the state-run IRNA news agency reported on Sunday, 14 Aril, 2019. Mohammad Najafi was sentenced in December to 10 years for “conveying... Read More

Golrokh Iraee Faces Additional Prison Term After Being Released Recently

Civil activist prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was freed on bail from Evin Prison, on 8 April, 2019 but she may have to serve more time behind bars depending on the outcome of another case against her. Ebrahimi Iraee was arrested on 6 September, 2014 by the IRGC for writing against stoning to death. She had been serving a six-year prison... Read More

Iran Execute Four Prisoners

Iranian regime has executed at least four prisoners since April, in the prisons of Gorgan, Adelabad and Dastgerd. On Monday, 15 April, 2019, a prisoner identified as Abdal Zahedani (Ghanbarzehi) was executed on drug related charges in Dastgerd Prison of Isfahan, central Iran. On Monday, 15 April, 2019, a prisoner identified as... Read More


THE NUMBER OF EXECUTION HAS DECLINED. According to reports from the human rights organizations, the number of executions in the world, excluding China, has declined by %31 in 2018. However Iran, with 253 executions in 2018, is responsible for one third of the executions in the world. Iran is the second rank after China in term of the... Read More