Covid-19 threaten life of Political prisoners in Iran

International Liberty Association: Political prisoner Akbar Bagheri has been suffering from haemorrhage for three weeks and has become seriously weak. He is held in ward 5 of the Greater Tehran Penitentiary where COVID-19 suspected patients are held, and he is in danger of becoming infected. He has lost a lot of blood and needs blood... Read More

Iran: Lawyer, Soheila Hejab, Violently Transferred to Qarchak Prison

International Liberty Association: Human rights lawyer Soheila Hejab was violently taken to the notorious Qarchak Prison after an appeals court session on Sunday, 23 May 23 this year.Soheila Hijab was summoned to the Court of Appeals on 23 May 23 2020. She was arrested and beaten by IRGC intelligence agents after the court session, as... Read More

Iran:Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to stay out of prison until Iran decides on fate

International Liberty Association: According to the Guardian, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been told that she can remain out of prison until a decision is made on whether to grant her clemency.The following is the report, by the Guardian, you can read about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliff.The British-Iranian dual national Nazanin... Read More

Shocking News: 10,000 Medical Staff in Iran Infected with Coronavirus

ISNA Photo- International Liberty Association: Iran Shocking statistics released by an official of the Ministry of Health indicate that more than 10,000 medical staff in Iran are infected with the Coronavirus. Qassem Janabaei revealed these shocking statistics on 21 May 2020, during a ceremony honouring Iranian doctors and... Read More

Iran Pressured the Families of Protesters Killed in November to Keep Silent

International Liberty Association: Six months after more than 15 hundreds of protesters and civilians were killed by unlawful force during the November 2019 protests, authorities have yet to provide the families of protesters with answers about their loved ones’ deaths. Instead, the families have had to settle for proposals of money... Read More

AFP:Amnesty urges probe into ‘ruthless’ Iran protest killings

International Liberty Association: According to AFP, Amnesty International urged the United Nations on Wednesday to launch an inquiry into the killing of protesters by Iranian security forces, six months after they erupted over petrol prices.The following is a report by AFP, regarding Amnesty International urges the United Nations to... Read More

Iran: Women Civil Activists Jailed Despite COVID-19 Outbreak in Prisons

International Liberty Association: Civil activists Mojgan Kavousi and Shora Fekri were summoned and transferred to prison to serve their sentences. Also, a year-long prison sentence was upheld for Kurdish civil activist Farzaneh Jalali. The moves to imprison civil activists come at a time when the number of coronavirus victims is on a... Read More

Iran: Three Baha’i Women Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

International Liberty Association: Three Baha’i women were sentenced to a total of 20 years imprisonment by a court in Shiraz on 10 May 2020. These Baha’i women are at risk of contracting the Coronavirus in Iran jails. Bahareh Ghaderi, Nora Pourmoradian, and Niloufar Hakimi have been sentenced to prison for their beliefs, by the... Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic Threatens Lives of Women Prisoners

ILA-Golrok-Mojgan International Liberty Association: More than ever, the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the lives of women prisoners of Conscience, women rights activists, civil activist and political prisoners. The following describes the status of several women political prisoners, new prison sentences, and arrests in recent... Read More

Nurses in Gilan Province Protest for Official Employment

ILA-Iran-Nurses International Liberty Association: A group of nurses in Gilan province held a protest rally in front of the central headquarters of the local University of Medical Sciences, on 9 May 2020. The protesters were demanding official employment. After the Coronavirus outbreak, we saw that nurses were being hired in the private... Read More

Iran: Couple Prisoners’ Children Turn Homeless after Their House Confiscated

International Liberty Association: Iran confiscated the home of political prisoners Fatemeh Mosanna and Hassan Sadeghi, The husband and wife have been in prison for the past four years. The confiscation of the couple’s home is part of a verdict issued earlier by a Revolutionary Court in Tehran, due to an order made by the former... Read More

Golrokh Iraee: Zeinab Jalalian is a symbol of struggle and resistance

ILA: Iraee & Zeinab International Liberty Association: In a letter sent out from Qarchak Prison in Varamin, Golrokh Iraee revealed that the Iranian regime has been greater pressure on political prisoners by transferring them to the notorious prison for women.Golrokh Iraee wrote that two Kurdish political prisoners, Zeinab Jalalian who... Read More

Teachers’ rights activist returned to jail despite coronavirus pandemic

International Liberty Association: Teachers’ rights activist Esmail Abdi was arrested on 20 April this year, when he referred to the Evin Prison’s Courthouse to extend his prison leave. Mr Abdi had been temporarily released from Evin Prison on March 17, 2020, upon the Judiciary’s directive to grant prison leave to prisoners during... Read More

Iran chief’s link to 1988 massacre raises obstacles in crash probe: Cotler

International Liberty Association: according to the Canadian press, a former Canadian justice minister says Canada's quest for compensation from Iran for shooting down a Ukrainian airliner is fraught with obstacles because Tehran's lead investigator is a mass executioner who belongs in prison. That frank assessment comes from Irwin... Read More