Iran: Five Prisoners Including A Woman Hanged

The death sentences of five inmates including a woman were carried out Wednesday morning, 19 June, 2019. The woman hanged in Gohardasht Prison, a.k.a Rajai-Shahr, was the 89th woman executed during Rouhani’s term in office since 2013. Fatemeh Nassiri had been in jail since 11 years ago when she undertook the... Read More

Atena Daemi And Golrokh Iraee Waiting For New Verdict

Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee were tried at the 26th branch of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, on Tuesday, 18 June, this year. These two civil rights activists appeared before the court accompanied by their lawyers. The court will issue its ruling on their case within 10 days. The new case against Atena Daemi and Golrokh Iraee... Read More

Kurdish Civil Activist, Zahra Mohammadi, Still in Unknown Condition

Twenty days after detention, the fate of Kurdish civil activist Zahra Mohammadi remains unknown. Zahra Mohammadi, 28, was arrested on 23 May, 2019, by agents of the Intelligence Department of Sanandaj, capital of the Iranian Kurdistan Province. They raided her residence in Nayser Township in Sanandaj. Ms. Mohammadi’s family managed to... Read More

Child labour one of the notable problems in oil-rich country, Iran

“The children who come to Tehran from other cities with no identification papers are held in quarantine facilities, where they are detained for a maximum of 23 days until their identities are verified. Unfortunately, many children remain in such quarantine facilities for months and years, without establishing their identities.”... Read More

Women Activists Held In Jail Under Tightening Repression

Five women activists are held in prison under deplorable conditions for demanding their own and their people’s human rights. Three women activists were arrested during an International Workers Day protest demonstration on 1 May, 2019, in Tehran across from the Iranian parliament. Marzieh Amiri, Neda Naji, and Atefeh Rangriz were among... Read More

Iran: 21 Year Old Political Prisoner Murdered In Greater Tehran Prison

Political prisoner Alireza Shir-Mohammad-Ali, 21, was stabbed to death by two prisoners of serious crimes in the notorious Greater Tehran’s Penitentiary on Monday, 10 June, 2019. Alireza Shir-Mohammad-Ali was from Tehran’s Naziabad area in south Tehran. He had been arrested and detained in July 2018. He had been sentenced to 8... Read More