Iran Heavy Sentences for Civil Activists

For this purpose,  Rezvaneh Ahmad Khan Beigi has been sentenced to four years and five months imprisonment. She has been suffering from seizures and epilepsy before being detained and her health conditions have deteriorated in prison. The first trial of Mrs. Ahmad Khan Beigi was held on Sunday, February 17, 2019, in the 26th... Read More

Human Rights Lawyer Convicted Of “National Security” Crimes

According to Reza Khandan, his wife, a prominent Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotodeh, has been convicted on a range of charges after defending mandatory hijab protesters. Nasrin Sotodeh has been convicted of security-related crimes in a closed-door trial and could face a “very lengthy sentence”. She was seized at her home by security agents... Read More

Atena Daemi, Civil Activist, Is Denied of MRI, Despite Possibly Suffering MS

Civil activist prisoner Atena Daemi has been denied medical treatment despite possibly suffering from MS. In line with the cruel and inhumane behaviour towards civil activist and political prisoners in Iran, Evin Prison authorities prevented the transfer of Atena Daemi for medical tests and medical care. Atena Daemi has long been... Read More

Member of the “1988 Massacre Death Commission” Appointed As Head of Iran Judiciary

Ebrahim Raisi who was involved in extra-judicial killings of political prisoners in the late 1988 in Iran will be Iran’s next Judiciary Chief, replacing Sadeq Amoli Larijani. The spokesperson for Iran’s Judiciary, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei, has confirmed that Raisi who is considered a person who is trusted by Khamenei... Read More