Suppression on Christian Converts in Iran Continues

At least eight Christian converts were arrested in last month in Iran. Iran’s security officials have arrested three Christians of “House Church”, while their pastor is serving a ten-year imprisonment sentence. According to the reports, during a raid Intelligence agents entered the house shortly after the church service... Read More

Iran: Civil Activist Facing Five Years Behind Bars

Sahar Kazemi, a Kurdish civil activist, and environmentalist, was sentenced to five years in prison by the Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj. Sahar Kazemi is a Kurdish environmental and civil activist and sports coach from Sanandaj capital city of Kurdistan province, western Iran. Over the past two years, she had been summoned several... Read More

Two Teenagers at Risk of Execution for Crimes Committed 4 Years Ago

The family of a young man who was sentenced to death at 15 years old were informed by prison authorities that their son would be executed soon. The man was sentenced to death in Iran despite the provincial state medical examiner’s report that Mohammad Kalhori was not mentally mature when he allegedly committed murder. Kalhori’s... Read More

Iran: Street Child Labours, Physical And Sexual Abuse By Municipal Agents

  The state-run news agency, Asr Iran, has published a video about child labours who work in the streets to earn insignificant amounts of money, while are abused physically and sexually by municipality agents. In this video, one of the labour child girls says, “Me and my two brothers were doing our homework and at the same time... Read More

Young Mom Kills Two Kids, Then Herself Due To Extreme Poverty

A young woman killed her two children before taking her own life on Sunday, 10 February, due to extreme poverty in western Iran. The young woman, Zahra Rahmati, is believed to have killed her two sons – 6 year old Ali-Reza and 3 year old Amir-Abbas – and then herself in the town of Sahneh in the western province of... Read More

Qarchak Prison Guards Attack Protesting prisoners

Security forces of Qarchak Prison in Varamin, southeast of Tehran, cracked down on the inmates of this women’s prison on Thursday night local time, using tear gas and pepper spray, on Thursday 7 February. Wards 1 and 2 came under a vicious attack and reports indicate these attacks continued into Friday. Many female prisoners have been... Read More