Iran: Three November protesters sentenced to death

November protest in Iran-ILA International Liberty Association: Amir Hossein Moradi, Saeed Tamjidi, and Mohammad Rajabi who were arrested during the last November’s protests were tried on 25-26 January 2020 at Tehran’s Revolutionary Court presided by Judge Abolghasem Salavati. Their sentences are as the following: Amir Hossein... Read More

UN expert shocked at the number of protesters killed in November 2019

International Liberty Association: The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman, in his latest report released on 19 February 2020, wrote that he was “shocked” at the number of deaths, acute injuries, and ill-treatment of persons detained during the November 2019 protests. “According to... Read More

Iran: 58 years imprisonment for Eight Environmentalists

eight imprisoned conservationists International Liberty Association: The judiciary official said Morad Tahbaz and Niloufar Bayani were each sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment on the charge of collaboration and complicity with the hostile US government! Houman Jokar and Taher Ghadirian were each sentenced to 8 years in prison on the... Read More

Iran: Environmental activists interrogated under severe torture

International Liberty Association: Environmental activists Niloufar Bayani and Sepideh Kashani were subjected to intense psychological and psychological torture and threats of physical torture and sexual abuse during 1200 hours of interrogation. In a letter written in February 2020, Niloufar Bayani described the interrogations and wrote,... Read More

Maryam Akbari deprived Visit & 6 years imprisonment for a November protester, Gita Horr

Maryam Akbari Monfared- ILA International Liberty Association: Maryam Akbari Monfared, the political prisoner in Evin Prison, has been denied family visitations for three weeks. Also, Gita Horr, one of the protesters arrested in November 2019 uprising, who is currently being kept in Qarchak Prison in Varamin, has been sentenced to six... Read More

Imprisoned lawyer Amir Salar Davoudi goes on hunger strike

International Liberty Association: Amir Salar Davoudi has sent out an open letter from prison, announcing that he has started a hunger strike since February 9, 2020. This imprisoned lawyer has been imprisoned for 15 months. He was detained 190 days of this time in solitary confinement. On the reason of his hunger strike, Amir Salar... Read More

UN Secretary-General’s Report on the Human Rights Situation in Iran

International Liberty Association: The United Nations Secretary General's released 6 pages reported to the 43rd UN General Assembly on the Human Rights situation in Iran, until 1 November 2019. The report, prepared in accordance with the previous resolution of the General Assembly, contains information on the patterns and trends... Read More

Iran: Security Forces attack peaceful Tehran student rally

International Liberty Association: Iranian security forces attacked a peaceful student rally today at Tehran’s Amir Kabir University of Technology. The rally was organized by students to mark the 40th day of the death of the 176 victims of Ukrainian international flight, shot down by Iran in early January. Hundreds of students gathered... Read More

Iran: Families of protesters under pressure to cooperate with regime

International Liberty Association: The Iran intelligence agencies and security forces have been pressuring families of Iran protesters killed in November protest in Iran to agree with the announcement of their children as the regime’s “martyrs.” In return, they would give the family, their child’s blood money and pay them... Read More

Iran: November protesters receive jail sentences, while fate of others remains unknown

November Protest-ILA International Liberty Association: Some of the November 2019 protesters are being tried and have been sentenced to long term imprisonment while the fate of thousands of others remains unknown. One of these protesters is Milad Arsanjani, 21. He was sentenced to five years imprisonment for participating in Iran protests... Read More

Iran: Lengthy Prison Sentences of Women Activists

International Liberty Association: An Appeals Court in Iran has upheld the prison sentences of three women rights activists for protesting compulsory hijab. The sentence was reduced to a combined 31 years and seven months from an earlier total of 55 years and six months. According to the verdict Monireh Arabshahi and her daughter... Read More

Iranian Political Activists Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms for Demanding Khamenei’s Resignation

International Liberty Association: A revolutionary court in Mashhad, northeast Iran, sentenced eight political activists to a total of 72 years in prison. The eight individuals, along with six others, wrote an open letter in 2019, for the dismissal of the supreme leader, Ali Khamenei. The political activists Hashem Khastar, Abdol... Read More

Iran: 24 People Executed in January 2020

International Liberty Association: According to the reports published by the Iranian state-run press, human rights activists and their websites, 24 people were executed in Iran in January 2020. It showed be mentioned that the government does not revile the accurate number of executions, which is called “Secret Execution” and the... Read More

Iran: Teachers Sentenced to Prison for Nationwide Teachers Strike

International Liberty Association: An Appeals Court has sentenced seven Iranian teachers from North Khorasan Province for participating the nationwide teachers’ strike in 2018. According to the Council of Teachers’ syndicates, a Revolutionary Court had sentenced the seven teachers to a total of 41 years in prison as well as lashes,... Read More