Half of Iran’s population lives in absolute poverty

Rasoul Khezri, a member of parliament in Iran, says 50 percent of the population live in absolute poverty, and the poverty line has reached up to 6 million tomans, while before the Rouhani’s second term, 12% of the people were in absolute poverty and the poverty line was close to 3 million tomans, so, the percentage of people who are... Read More

Maryam Farsiabi, Sufi woman tried after six months detention

Sufi woman Maryam Farsiabi was tried by The branch 15 of Tehran Revolutionary Court and she was sentenced to six months imprisonment and a two-year ban from travelling abroad. Sufi woman Maryam Farsiabi was arrested during the protest gathering by Gonabadi dervishes in Tehran, along with her husband, Mohammad Karimaii, and hundreds of... Read More

Website Manager, Mohammad Hossein Maleki, on death-row, transferred to solitary confinement

Mohammad Hossein Maleki, sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court on the charge of “corruption on earth” through the sale of CCcam and unlocking satellite channels”, was transferred to solitary confinement, on Sunday, 29 July. Mohammad Hossein Maleki, the manager of Asre-Javan website and its Telegram channel who is held at... Read More

Iranian truck drivers strike for 10 consecutive days

Fist of August 2018, is the tenth day of the nationwide strike by truck drivers in Iran. The strike continues in many major cities of Iran including Ahvaz, Khoramshar, Kermanshah, Ardebil, Khoram Abad and many other cities. Continue reading “Iranian truck drivers strike for 10 consecutive days”... Read More