Monthly Report August 2021,Iran Human Rights Monitor

International Liberty Association: Hacked footage from security cameras in Iran’s Evin Prison and the ILA:publication of some of the prison’s documents published online by a group of revealed a fraction of the crimes committed in Iran’s prisons. The footage shows guards beating and dragging prisoners on the floor. The videos also... Read More

Executed Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari still offers ‘message of freedom,’ says mother

International Liberty Association:(CNN)The mother of Navid Afkari, the wrestling star ILA:executed by the Iranian Government, says her family still has "no peace" over a year since her son's death. In a rare interview with CNN Sport's Don Riddell, Bahieh Namjoo says she is aware of the dangers that come with speaking out against the... Read More

Azimeh Nasseri and Nahid Kamangar tortured to make forced confessions

International Liberty Association:Azimeh Nasseri and Nahid Kamangar are two Kurdish women prisoners who have been tortured and threatened in order to force them to make false confessions. Bothwomen were interrogated, tortured, and threatened in the IRGC and the Ministry of Intelligence’s detention centers. Kurdish civil activist Azimeh... Read More

Covid disaster in Iran – young doctors and
nurses die due to the virus or hard work

International Liberty Association: According to Iran’s state media eight young medical Residents have died suddenly in Iran ILA: since March 2021. Dr. Sogand Sedaghatnia, a cardiology Resident at Imam Hossein Hospital in Tehran, died suddenly due to a stroke. She worked in the COVID-19 emergency centre which is more crowded than... Read More

Nurse infected with the corona virus dies after giving birth

International Liberty Association: According to Iran’s state media, a nurse died of the Coronavirus on 2 and of August at Mehr Hospital in Ahvaz. Afsaneh Ehsani, 26, died after giving birth to her baby due to shortness of ILA: breath caused by the illness. She had contracted the virus while working as a nurse at the same hospital.... Read More

Man goes on trial in Sweden for 1988 prison massacre in Iran

International Liberty Association: Demonstrators gathered outside a court in Stockholm on Tuesday 10 August, to protest against the Tehran government on the opening day of the trial of a 60-year-old Iranian suspected of war crimes and murder, Swedish news agency TT reported. ILA: According to Reuters, Hamid Noury has been in custody in... Read More

A driver ran over two women with his car after accusing them of mal-veiling

International Liberty Association :On Sunday 8 August, in the city of Urumieh, north-eastern Iran, a zealot attacked two women for their veiling which he deemed to be inappropriate. The regime has sanctioned such attacks by allowing zealots to take the punishment in their hands under the pretext of “encouraging ILA: good and preventing... Read More

Iran: Executes Young Man Arrested at 15

International Liberty Association: Iranian authorities have secretly executed Sajad Sanjari, a juvenile offender imprisoned in Diezelabad Prison in Kermanshah, according to Amnesty International. The child offender was 15 years old at the time of his arrest and spent more than a decade in prison. Amnesty International issued a statement... Read More

29,698 of underaged girls registered for marriage

International Liberty Association: Marriages of 23,698 Iranian girls between 10-14 years of age registered in nine months in 2020. A local website, the Campaign of Baluch Activists, announced on July 2, 2021 that a 13-year-old girl, Hadiseh Sepahi lost her life while giving birth in the city of Saravan. Hadiseh Sepahi ILA: had been... Read More

Bachelet urges Iran to focus on addressing the water crisis in Khuzestan rather than crushing protests

International Liberty Association: GENEVA (23 July 2021) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on the Iranian authorities to concentrate on taking urgent action to address the chronic water shortage in the province of Khuzestan, rather than using ILA: excessive force and widespread arrests to... Read More

Majid Asadi and Mohammad Banazadeh, prisoners of conscience, released.

International Liberty Association: Following widespread and exposing campaigns against human rights abuses in Iran and for the release of prisoners of conscience, and following large and explicit online conferences from July 10 to 12, prisoners of conscience Majid Asadi and Mohammad Banazadeh, who had been tortured for years in prison,... Read More

Hundreds of people have also been arrested during the protests, some who have been sentenced to prison or have Died. the Islamic Republic of Iran has not yet given exact details.

International Liberty Association - According to reports from Iran, Manouchehr Bakhtiari, the father of Pouya Bakhtiari, 27 who was killed in November 2019 mass protests in Iran, was convicted of litigation and pursuing the case of his son’s death to 3.5 years in prison and a two-year banned to leave the country. In a phone call, he... Read More

The new ‘President’ leaves his mark on his Judiciary post before leaving it

International Liberty Association: The notorious new ‘President’ of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi - infamous for his role in the ‘Death Commission’ who ordered the killing of thousands of prisoners in the summer of 1988 - left a damning mark on his post as Chief of Judiciary before leaving it. The new ILA: bylaws for the Legal Bill has... Read More

Prison sentence for Bahai Iranian, champion of women’s motocross

International Liberty Association: On 21-06-2021 Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran upheld an eight year prison sentence for Baha’i citizen, women’s motocross champion, Shahrzad Nazifi. Nazifi was previously sentenced in absentia to eight years in prison, 4 hours of community service a day for 3 months, and a 2-year ban... Read More