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: The Supreme Court turned down Atena Daemi’s appeal to revise and rescind the ruling on her sentence of 2 years and 74 lashes. This was reported on 24 February 2021. Atena Daemi’s appeal was to revise the ruling of Branch 24 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court in June 2020. Based on a case the Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS) and the IRGC Intelligence filed against Ms. Daemi in 2018, she received a sentence of 2 years’ imprisonment and 74 lashes.
International Liberty Association: The Branch 28 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court issued a 5-year sentence for student activist Leila Hosseinzadeh and banned her for two years from activity on social media. According to the reports, Student activist Leila Hosseinzadeh has received this sentence for participating in the birthday celebration students of Sharif University held for the imprisoned Dervish Mohammad Sharifi Moghaddam.
International Liberty Association: Somayyeh Kargar has been transferred to Qarchak Prison since this week. After completion of four months of interrogation by the IRGC Intelligence at Ward 2A of Evin, she has been finally release from this notorious ward and sent to Qarchak.
International Liberty association: Five months after the execution of wrestling champion and protester Navid Afkari, concerns have risen about the situation of his imprisoned brothers. Afkari brothers, Vahid and Habib are currently in solitary cells in the basement of Shiraz’s Adel Abad Prison in south-western Iran.
International Liberty Association: Political prisoner, Masoumeh Senobari was prevented medical treatment, by the authorities of the Central Prison of Tabriz. She has developed cancerous mass in her breast while being interrogated under vicious torture. Presently, she suffers from severe pain and is suspected of breast cancer.
International Liberty Association: Iranian Christian convert Ebrahim Firoozi has gone on hunger strike since 13 Feb, demanding a “Absolute acquittal” of the “false allegations”, which he believes is made by the Ministry of Intelligence against him. He had previously announced that he would go on a hunger strike to protest continued confiscation of his personal belongings by the Ministry of Intelligence.
International Liberty Association: An appeals court has sentenced Kurdish civil activist, Zahra Mohammadi, to five years behind bars. The appeals court was held in October 2020 presided over by Mostafa Tayari, and the verdict has been officially notified to her in recent days.
International Liberty Association: Two female activists in Tehran and Sanandaj received a total of 10 years’ imprisonment for their activities promoting human rights in Iran. The two femaleactivists charged for exercising their fundamental right to freedom of expression are Faranak Jamshidi and Soha Mortezaii.