Health of Fatemeh Mosanna Deteriorating in Evin Prison

International Liberty Association: according to the reports from Evin prison, the health of human rights activist prisoner Fatemeh Mosanna held at women’s ward of Evin Prison is deteriorating and the authorities have deprived her of adequate medical treatment. Fatemeh Mosana’s health condition deteriorated on 17 October due to an... Read More

Afkari Brothers Remain Incommunicado After Navid’s Execution

International Liberty Association: Navid Afkari brothers, Habib and Vahid, are still in prison and since Navid was executed they have been taken to solitary confinement Adelabad Prison in early September to stifle their voices. The authorities have denied the Afkari brothers visitations and phone calls with their family since their... Read More

Alarming Conditions of Political Prisoners in Southwest Iran Prison

International Liberty Association: Reports from Iran’s Sheyban Prison indicate that the condition of political prisoners is alarming. This is while that the number of inmates contracting Covid-19 in the prison has jumped up in recent months due to the increase in the number of prisoners in this facility. Prisoners’ access to food is... Read More

Christian Convert Mohammad Reza Omidi Receives 80 Lashes for Drinking Holy Communion Wine

International Liberty Association: The clerical regime lashed Iranian Christian convert Mohammad Reza Omidi 80 times for drinking communion wine. The sentence was carried out on Wednesday, 14 October 2020, at the Prosecutor’s Office of Rasht. Mr. Mohammad Reza (Yuhan) Omidi finished his 2-year sentence on 14 September after which he... Read More

Women widely participated in protests of teachers, doctors and nurses Teachers’ protests

International Liberty Association: Casual teachers of Zanjan Province who had been dismissed from their jobs, held a protest on 11 October 2020. They protested the situation of their employment and livelihood. The dismissed casual teachers gathering outside the Department of Education of Zanjan Province. One month past the reopening... Read More

Women’s Rights Activist Prisoner, Saba Kord Afshari, denied medical care in Evin Prison

ILA: Saba Kord Afshari International Liberty Association: Women’s rights prisoner Saba Kord Afshari has not yet received proper medical care and treatment in Evin Prison, two weeks after injury to her ankle.Saba Kord Afshari hurt her ankle two weeks ago. As she was no longer able to walk without a walking stick, she personally opened... Read More

Iran: Soheil Arabi, Prisoner of Conscience,Victim of Enforced Disappearances

International Liberty Association: The fate of prisoner of conscience, Soheil Arabi, is unknown after he was transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj from the Great Tehran Prison.According to the news, Soheil Arabi was transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj from the Great Tehran Prison in late September. About one month ago he was... Read More

Narges Mohammadi was released from Zanjan prison

International Liberty Association: On Wednesday, 7 October Narges Mohammadi, spokeswoman and vice president of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, was released from prison in Zanjan after serving her prison sentence. Ms. Mohammadi has been in Evin and Zanjan prisons since 25 April 2015. According to human rights activists, on the... Read More

Family of Victims Demand Justice for 1988 Massacre in Iran

International Liberty Association: A group of relatives of prisoners executed in the 1988 massacre and 1990s in Iran, protested, demanding Justice for their loved ones.In the summer of 1988, the Iran authorities summarily and extra-judicially executed more than 30,000 of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience held in jails... Read More

Mina Rad, poetess and writer from Lorestan, sent to Qarchak Prison

International Liberty Association: Mina Rad, a poetess and writer, has been transferred to the notorious Qarchak Prison to serve her prison sentence.Mina Rad is from the city of Doroud in Lorestan Province, western Iran. The Lor poetess and writer was summoned to the media and culture court on 4 July 2020. The court tried her on the... Read More

Environmental activist Faranak Jamshidi detention order extended for the third time

International Liberty Association: The judicial authorities in the city of Sanandaj extended the detention order for the environmental activist Faranak Jamshidi for a third time, on 28 September 2020.Ms. Jamshidi is presently detained in the Prison of Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan Province. Agents of the Intelligence Department... Read More

Woman Christian convert was released on bail pending trial

International Liberty Association: A Christian convert “Maliheh Nazari” was released on bail from Qarchak prison pending the trial.Ms Maliheh Nazari was arrested by the security forces in plain clothes at her home in Tehran and was transferred to Evin Prison, on 30 June 2020.After her arrest, for several weeks her family did not know... Read More