Prolonged Detention of Iranian Environmental Activists

Seven environmentalists, who were arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Tehran, in January 2018, remain in detention with extremely limited access to legal counsel while their families have no information about any charges against them and their fate. The detainees, who are former and current staff members of the... Read More

Three Kurdish Political Prisoners, Were Executed

Three Kurdish political prisoners, Ramin Hossein Panahi, Zaniar and Loghman Moradi, were executed. Despite Iranian, Kurdish and international efforts to stop the executions, Iranian authorities executed these three long-time Kurdish prisoner Ramin Hossein Panahi, along with Zaniar and Loghman Moradi, 0n 8 September. ars News agency,... Read More

Urgent: Kurdish Political Prisoners In Imminent Danger Of Execution

Zanyar and Loghman Moradi have been to solitary confinement and according to Loghman’s father; they are on a dry hunger strike, and a few hours after their transfer, the public phones in Rajai Shahr Prison were cut off without any explanation which is worrying their family. There are fears that these tow political prisoners and Ramin... Read More

Iranian authorities have increased their crackdown against human rights defenders

According to Human Rights Watch: “Since 31 August, 2018, Iranian authorities have arrested four more human rights defenders, as well as Reza Khandan, husband of the prominent imprisoned human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, all in Tehran. The authorities should immediately release these human rights defenders, who appear to have been... Read More

Truck drivers protesting in various cities in Iran

Truck drivers across various cities throughout Iran are on strike, protesting low wages and increase in the prices of spare of parts. This is another round of such protests in Iran and has always led to crushing blows to the mullahs’ apparatus. In various cities of Iran protest rallies were held by the truckers who parked their vehicles... Read More

Iran’s National Currency Crisis

The devaluation of Iran’s national currency continues to accelerate in what could be a sign of the early effectiveness of the return of American sanctions that had previously been suspended under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. After President Donald Trump withdrew from that agreement, it was announced that the sanctions would come back into... Read More