International Liberty Association is a registered Charity (1160607) set up with the aim of promoting a respect for human rights in Iran and the Middle East, at the same time as assisting the victims of such abuses.
It aims to campaign on behalf of, as well as provide support and assistance to those imprisoned or otherwise detained due to their gender, political, religious or otherwise consciously held belief. In particular, it will work to support and promote the rights of children, women and religious minorities who face systematic discrimination and brutal oppression.
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International Liberty Association: Prisoner of Conscience was Attacked by Violent Criminals Prisoners
International Liberty Association: Prisoner of Conscience, Shakila Monfared was attacked and injured on Monday 7 June, by a number of prisoners of dangerous crimes, after she was unlawfully transferred to their ward in Qarchak Prson. Prisoners provoked by the prison authorities to attack and insult prisoner of conscience, Shakila Monfared, injuring her with the lid of a tuna can, as a cutter.
International Liberty Association: Amnesty International has issued a call for global pressure on the Iranian authorities, including the head of the judiciary, to release Navi Afkari’s brothers Vahid and Habib Afkari. The human rights organization declared on Monday, 7 June, that Habib and Vahid Afkari must be held in conditions meeting international standards for the treatment of prisoners, including access to adequate health care and their families.
International Liberty Association: Human rights activist and retired teacher, Nahid Fathalian, has contracted the corona virus at the women’s ward of the notorious Evin Prison, in Tehran. Ms. Fathalian needs to receive proper treatment, while her stay in prison would threaten the health of other prisoners in Women ward of Evin prison.
International Liberty Association: Kurdish activist prisoner, Vian Mohammadi has started a hunger strike in the Central Prison of Urmia to protest her illegal detention. A Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Mahabad extended the warrant for the detention of this Kurdish activist for another month on 31 May this year.
International Liberty Association: In May 2021, the persecution of Iran’s religious minorities continued; Members of religious minorities were sentenced to long prison terms on trumped-up charges and in some cases were summoned and detained.
International Liberty Association: Civil Activist prisoner Soheil Arabi was taken into indictment through a video conference for a new case opened against him in prison, last week. During the session, which was held on Monday, 25 May 2021, through a video conference by the Branch 3 of the Evin Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Soheil Arabi was alleged with “propaganda activities against the state and disturbing public opinion,” which is a new case opened against him in prison.
International Liberty Association: A Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of 12 years in prison, for four Iranian Baha’is solely for being members of their religious community. The Branch 36 of the Tehran Provincial Court of Appeals upheld the convictions of the Baha’i citizens Mona Mehrabi, Elham Karampisheh, Afsaneh Yadegar Ardestani, and Ehsanullah Yadegar Ardestani.
International Liberty Association: The Revolutionary Court of Dashtestan (Borazjan) has sentenced six Baha’i citizens to a total of 73 years and 6 months in prison. According to the verdict issued by the Revolutionary Court of Borazjan on 19 May 2021, Borhan Esmaili, as a first defendant, was sentenced to 11 years in prison on charges of “propaganda activities against the state by spreading the beliefs of the Baha’i sect and acting against national security by disseminating and propagating the ideas of the Baha’i sect”.