Riots in Iran Prisons due to Coronavirus Outbreak

International Liberty Association: Riots broke out in several Iranian prisons, including; Tabriz, Mahabad, Shiraz, Hamadan, Khoram-Abad, and Aligodarz, on Saturday and Sunday amid Coronavirus crisis in prisons. Unrest was reported in Adelabad Prison of Shiraz on Sunday night, 29 March 2020. A large number of prisoners infected with... Read More

Tabriz Prison Guards Clamp Down on Prisoners Fearing Coronavirus Infection

International Liberty Association: accourding to human rights defenders report, Security forces clamped down on inmates fearing Coronavirus infection at Tabriz Prison in north-western Iran to stop their protest against prison conditions. Inmates staged a protest on Wednesday afternoon to protest being denied leaves. They also protested... Read More

Human rights lawyer Soheila Hejab sentenced to 18 years in prison

lawyer Soheila Hejab International Liberty Association: Human rights lawyer Soheila Hejab was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday, 18 March 2020, by the 28th Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran presided by Mohammad Moghisseh. Human rights lawyer Soheila Hejab is from Kermanshah. She was arrested at home on 6 June 2019,... Read More

21 Nobel laureates Joint Letter to the UN Secretary-General to Condemn Tehran’s Secrecy over Coronavirus Outbreak

International Liberty Association: 21 Nobel Prize laureates warned in a joint letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that, the Iranian government cover-up of the spread of the coronavirus has resulted in a human catastrophe in this country. The government's lack of preventive measures and its prioritization of political... Read More

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Temporarily Released from Iran Prison

International Liberty Association: Nazanin Zaghari was sent on leave with an electronic tag on her ankle. Nazanin Zaghari has been given two weeks leaving from prison. She is serving a 5-year sentence in Evin Prison after being convicted of espionage charges that she has always denied. It should be mentioned that the UK has also insisted... Read More

NHS: Overview – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

International Liberty Association: There is a lot of good and useful information on NHS website about Coronavirous, that we recommend our readers and dear friends use the link below to read them. It is mostly recommended that: • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds • always wash your hands... Read More