Iran Hangs Father of Two for Alcohol Consumption

International Liberty Association: A prisoner was executed Wednesday 9 July this year for “drinking alcohol” in Mashhad Central Prison. Hossein Habibi Shahri, the prisoner’s lawyer, reported that his client, the father of two, had been sentenced to death for “drinking alcohol for the sixth time,” and that his sentence was... Read More

Iran: Seven Political Activists Sentenced to Prison

International Liberty Association: A revolutionary court in Tehran has sentenced seven political activists to prison. The verdict was issued by the Branch 29 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court headed by Judge Seyyed Ali Mazloum.Farangis Masloumi was sentenced to 6 years, after being charged with “assembly and collusion to commit a crime... Read More

Karaj Central Prison: Two Inmates Die in Coronavirus Catastrophe

International Liberty Association: Two prisoners have died of the coronavirus in Karaj Central Prison, and at least 11 others were taken to the hospital after being infected and were not returned to prison in a health crisis that was predictable and preventable. The high infection rates have hit the prison where is dangerously... Read More

Narges Mohammadi Among 6 Other Inmates Suspected of Covid-19

International Liberty Association: Human rights activist Narges Mohammadi and six other women in the Prison of Zanjan have developed dangerous symptoms of the Covid-19 disease while being denied access to tests and treatment.Narges Mohammadi’s condition has raised concerns. Ms Mohammadi and six other prisoners have developed numbness,... Read More

Women Activist Prisoner, Atena Daemi: “I will stand to the end and until I am alive”

International Liberty Association: Human Rights defender prisoner, Atena Daemi who was due to be released on 4 July 2020, after serving her five years in jail, has been sentenced to another five years and 74 lashes.While Atena Daemi was serving her sentence in prison, the Intelligence Department of the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)... Read More

Negin Ghadamian, a Baha’i citizen, was released

International Liberty Association: Negin Ghadamian, a Baha'i citizen who was previously sent on leave, from Evin Prison on 9 June, was informed of her early release on Sunday, 5 July, during a telephone call from the Evin Court's Enforcement Unit. The Baha'i citizen has been in the women's ward of the Evin prison since December 2017 to... Read More