Court of Appeal Upholds the Verdict Against Human Rights Attorney, Mohammad Najafi

An appeals court upheld a 13-year prison sentence of human rights attorney Mohammad Najafi who was jailed in 2018 after voicing support for people detained during anti-government protests, the state-run IRNA news agency reported on Sunday, 14 Aril, 2019. Mohammad Najafi was sentenced in December to 10 years for “conveying... Read More

Golrokh Iraee Faces Additional Prison Term After Being Released Recently

Civil activist prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was freed on bail from Evin Prison, on 8 April, 2019 but she may have to serve more time behind bars depending on the outcome of another case against her. Ebrahimi Iraee was arrested on 6 September, 2014 by the IRGC for writing against stoning to death. She had been serving a six-year prison... Read More

Iran Execute Four Prisoners

Iranian regime has executed at least four prisoners since April, in the prisons of Gorgan, Adelabad and Dastgerd. On Monday, 15 April, 2019, a prisoner identified as Abdal Zahedani (Ghanbarzehi) was executed on drug related charges in Dastgerd Prison of Isfahan, central Iran. On Monday, 15 April, 2019, a prisoner identified as... Read More


THE NUMBER OF EXECUTION HAS DECLINED. According to reports from the human rights organizations, the number of executions in the world, excluding China, has declined by %31 in 2018. However Iran, with 253 executions in 2018, is responsible for one third of the executions in the world. Iran is the second rank after China in term of the... Read More

Iran: Woman Sentenced To Death Based On Qasameh

A woman suspected of murdering her husband was sentenced to death in Iran based solely on Qsameh, the state-run ISNA news agency reported. Citing that the case has “procedural and substantive” defects, the woman’s attorney Abdulsamad Khorramshahi who was cited by ISNA said they have submitted an appeal and the case will be... Read More

Iran Villages in Khuzestan surrounded by floods, While no sign of state relief

More cities, towns, and villages, especially in Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran, are reporting flood conditions on Tuesday and locals are complaining of receiving no state relief. Floodwaters are making road conditions very dangerous. A bus has reportedly tipped over on the Ahvaz-Shush road as the driver could not see the road... Read More