Iran Executes 11 People in Two Days

Iran hanged three inmates during the early morning hours of Thursday, 26 September. The horrific executions was carried out in Urmia Prison, northwest Iran. All of the victims were sentenced to death on drug related charges. International Liberty Association had previously reported the executions of a woman, identified as Leila... Read More

Woman Executed in Iran reached 95th During Rouhani’s Presidency

A woman was executed on Thursday morning, 26 September, 2019, in Sanandaj Prison. She was identified as Leila Zarafshan and was in prison since five years ago on murder charges. Leila Zarafshan is the 95th woman to be executed in Iran during Rouhani’s term of presidency since 2013. Iran is the only country that executes juveniles and... Read More

Geneva: UN Criticized for Abandoning Iran 1988 Massacre Case

In a conference held at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on Friday, 20 September, international human rights experts called for Iran officials to take account regarding the atrocious human rights conditions in Iran, most specifically those involved in the 1988 massacre. Over 30,000 political prisoners, mostly members and... Read More

Iran: Student Activist Sentence of 7 Years Imprisonment For “Peaceful Protest”

A court in Tehran upheld a seven-year prison sentence and 74 lashes for a Tehran University student activist, detained for taking part in student protests. The Branch 36 of Tehran’s Revision Court upheld the preliminary sentence issued for Tehran University student, Parisa Rafiei. The Revolutionary Court of Tehran had earlier... Read More

Body Organs Trafficking in Iran

Due to Iran economy crisis a dreadful business is on the rise in this country. A huge number of people in Iran have to sell their body parts, including livers, lungs, bone marrow, blood, kidneys, and corneas, on the growing black market, to gain some money to be survive. International Liberty Association has received many reports from... Read More

Iran: Sentenced of12 Years Imprisonment for Baha’i Faith Members

Two Iranian Baha’i women, Kimia Mostafavi and Kiana Rezvani, were sentenced to a total of 12 years in prison. According to the verdict issued by the Revelutionary court of Kerman, the Baha’i women were each sentenced to five years in prison for “membership in Baha’i community” and one year in prison for “spreading propaganda... Read More

Repressive State and Low Quality of Education in Iran

The new academic year in Iran begins with 15 million students going to school while the education and university communities are fed up with the drastic state of economy and society. With the regime’s failure to provide free and mandatory education in Iran while more than 80% of the nation is living under the poverty line, there is no... Read More

Lengthy Imprisonment Sentence against Student Activist for Participating Protests Uphold by the Court of Appeals

A Tehran appeals court upheld a 7-year prison sentence and 74 lashes against student activist Pedram Pazireh for joining 2017 December’s widespread protests. He had been sentenced to prison and lashes by notorious Judge Mohammad Moghiseh at Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran. A graduate student of Cultural and Media Studies... Read More

Iran: Baha’i students banned from education due to their faith

Dozens of Iranian Baha’i students have been banned from higher education due to their faith. The names of 22 Baha’i students banned from higher education have been so far announced. These Iranian Baha’i students have passed the university admission test, some with distinguished grades, but they cannot register in Iranian... Read More

Iran: Prisoner of Conscience Denied Hospitalization After Refusing to Wear Prison uniform

Iranian political prisoner Saeed Shirzad was not transferred to a hospital on Sunday after he refused to wear a prison garb. Saeed Shirzad’s family had arranged his transfer for Sunday and paid for the hospital. He was due for a scheduled eye operation. However, prison officials did not permit him to be taken to hospital. Saeed... Read More

Prisoners of Conscience Attack For Protesting Prison Conditions

Iranian Sunni prisoners of conscience were attacked and beaten by Raja’i Shahr Prison guards in Karaj after protesting prison conditions and denial of medical treatment. Many were injured but are still in solitary confinement. Reports indicate that the prison guards beat the prisoners on 27 August, 2019, using electric shock and... Read More

Iran: Female Football Fan Dies After Setting Herself on Fire

Sahar Khodayari, a female Iranian football fan who set herself on fire, after being arrested for trying circumventing a law banning women in stadiums, in Tehran, has died from her injuries, causing widespread outrage. According to the state media reports, she died at hospital on Monday, September 9, after her self-immolation outside a... Read More

Iran: Haft Tappeh Labours and Activists Sentenced to Prison and Lashes

Tehran’s Revolutionary Court sentenced seven labour activists to a total of 117 years in prison and 74 lashes over Haft Tappeh Sugarcane workers’ protests last November in the south-western city of Shush. They were charged with “Gathering and collusion to act against national security”, “Membership in the Gam” (a... Read More

Eight Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

According to Human Rights News Agency, in the morning of 28 August, at least eight prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr prison. These prisoners were transferred to solidarity confinement cells in Rajai Shahr prison to get prepared for execution, on 27 August. The status of Ali Gharaghaloui, the prisoner of ward 10 of Rajai Shahr... Read More