Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Sentenced to Another Year in Prison

International Liberty Association: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been sentenced to one more year in prison and also travel ban for one year. She has been accused of propaganda against the Iran authorities. Her lawyer, , said she was accused of taking part in a protest in London 12 years ago. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said... Read More

Award-winning Students Still Held in Security Ward

Ali Younesi-Amir Hossein Moradi International Liberty Association: The court hearing scheduled to examine charges leveled against two elite and award-winning students detained in a security ward was called off. Ali Younesi and Amir Hossein Moradi, students of Tehran’s Sharif University of Technology, were violently arrested last year... Read More

Iran: Security forces raid homes of 13 Baha’i citizens in central Iran

International Liberty Association: The state security forces raided the homes of 13 Baha’i citizens today in the Baharestan city in central Iran’s Isfahan Province. Security forces arrested at least eight Baha’i citizens. They were identified as Sara Shakib, Firouzeh Rastinejad, Sanaz Rasteh, Azita Rezvani, Mojgan Pourshafi,... Read More

Iran: Appeals Court Upholds Sentences Against Two Activists

International Liberty Association: Ardabil appeal court in Iran has upheld prison and flogging sentences against two Azerbaijani Turkic activists.The Branch 10 of Ardabil Court of Appeal has upheld a total of eight months in prison and 40 lashes against Meysam Jolani and Ali Khairjou. Their trial, presided over by Judge Sajjad Habibi,... Read More

Iran: Political Prisoner under Pressure after Being Sent into Exile

International Liberty Association: Prison authorities have put Maryam Akbari Monfared, an Iranian dissident serving a 15-year sentence, under pressure in Semnan prison where she was recently banished to.Political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared has been additional pressure since she was exiled from Evin Prison to the Prison of Semnan on... Read More

Christian Convert Released with Leave Until the End of His Sentence

David- Suzanci International Liberty Association: Majid (David) Suzanchi Kashani, a Christian convert, told Minority News Agency that, “I will not return to prison due to the length of this leave, and in fact it is a leave leading to release and the end of the sentence.”Majid Suzanchi Kashani has been imprisoned since 2017. During... Read More

Two Baha’i Women Transferred to Prison and Five More Summoned

International Liberty Association: Two Baha’i women were transferred to the Prison of Bandar Abbas on Saturday, 3 April 2021, to serve their sentences.The Revolutionary Court of Bandar Abbas sentenced Maral Rasti and Mahnaz Jan-Nesar to 2 years in prison, each, on the charge of “assembly and collusion against national... Read More

Iran: Activist Prisoner Farhad Salmanpour Denied Medical care

International Liberty Association: Activist prisoner Farhad Salmanpour Zahir has been denied medical treatment despite suffering from health conditions.Farhad Salmanpour who suffered severe injuries to his spine as a result of torture and beatings in prison, as well as harassment by ordinary inmates, barely can walk and urgently needs... Read More