International Liberty Association: Prisoner of Conscience was Attacked by Violent Criminals Prisoners

International Liberty Association: Prisoner of Conscience, Shakila Monfared was attacked and injured on Monday 7 June, by a number of prisoners of dangerous crimes, after she was unlawfully transferred to their ward in Qarchak Prson. Prisoners provoked by the prison authorities to attack and insult prisoner of conscience, Shakila... Read More

Amnesty International Calls Iran to Release Tortured Protesters

International Liberty Association: Amnesty International has issued a call for global pressure on the Iranian authorities, including the head of the judiciary, to release Navi Afkari’s brothers Vahid and Habib Afkari.The human rights organization declared on Monday, 7 June, that Habib and Vahid Afkari must be held in conditions meeting... Read More

Iran: Activist Teacher Contracts COVID-19 in Evin Prison

International Liberty Association: Human rights activist and retired teacher, Nahid Fathalian, has contracted the corona virus at the women’s ward of the notorious Evin Prison, in Tehran.Ms. Fathalian needs to receive proper treatment, while her stay in prison would threaten the health of other prisoners in Women ward of Evin... Read More

Vian Mohammadi, Kurdish Activist Prisoner Goes on Hunger Strike

International Liberty Association: Kurdish activist prisoner, Vian Mohammadi has started a hunger strike in the Central Prison of Urmia to protest her illegal detention.A Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Mahabad extended the warrant for the detention of this Kurdish activist for another month on 31 May this year. Following the... Read More

Iran: Persecution of religious minorities

International Liberty Association: In May 2021, the persecution of Iran’s religious minorities continued; Members of religious minorities were sentenced to long prison terms on trumped-up charges and in some cases were summoned and detained. Iran has particularly stepped-up pressure on the Baha’i community in Iran, making many... Read More

Iran: Civil Activistprisoner Soheil Arabi faces new charges and trial

International Liberty Association: Civil Activist prisoner Soheil Arabi was taken into indictment through a video conference for a new case opened against him in prison, last week.During the session, which was held on Monday, 25 May 2021, through a video conference by the Branch 3 of the Evin Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Soheil Arabi was... Read More

Appeals Court Uphold 12 Years in Prison Sentences four Iranian Baha’is

International Liberty Association: A Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of 12 years in prison, for four Iranian Baha’is solely for being members of their religious community. The Branch 36 of the Tehran Provincial Court of Appeals upheld the convictions of the Baha’i citizens Mona Mehrabi, Elham Karampisheh, Afsaneh Yadegar... Read More

Six Baha’is citizens Sentenced to 73 years of prison

International Liberty Association: The Revolutionary Court of Dashtestan (Borazjan) has sentenced six Baha’i citizens to a total of 73 years and 6 months in prison.According to the verdict issued by the Revolutionary Court of Borazjan on 19 May 2021, Borhan Esmaili, as a first defendant, was sentenced to 11 years in prison on charges... Read More

Atena Daemi Demands Unconditional release of Prisoners of Conscience an Political Prisoners in Iran

International Liberty Association: According to the reports from Lakan Prison, in Rasht Atena Daemi sent a message out of the prison rejecting the authorities’ offer of asking for an amnesty, and said: I believe that unconditional release is the right of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. The following is the... Read More

Iran: Prisoner of Conscience transferred to psychiatric Hospital

International Liberty Association: Farzin Rezaei Roshan, a prisoner of conscience has been transferred to Aminabad psychiatric hospital. Aminabad psychiatric hospital is located in southern Tehran’s Shahr-e-Rey district.Farzin Rezaei Roshan has been kept in prison since March 2020. The prisoner of conscience has been sentenced to... Read More

Critical Health condition of Zeinab Jalalian Infected with Corona Virus

Zeinab Jalalian International Liberty Association: According to a source close to Zeinab Jalalian, Kurdish political prisoner, who is kept in Central Prison of Yazd, she is in a critical condition after being infected with corona virus.Zeinab Jalalian was convicted to a life prison sentence and it is 14 years that she have been serving... Read More

Iran: Mohammad Hadi Erfanian, Civil Rights Lawyer, Sentenced to Prison

International Liberty Association: According to the reports from inside Iran, the Branch 29 of Tehran Revolutionary Court has sentenced Mohammad Hadi Erfanian Kaseb to three months and five days in prison on allegation of “propaganda against the state”. He was handed the verdict just last week.He was tried for his interviews with the... Read More

Saba Kord Afshari in Critical Health Condition Due to Hunger Strike

International Liberty Association: Women’s Rights Activist, Saba Kord Afshari, is in critical health condition due to hunger strike as she has started on 8 May this year.ILA has previously reported that, women’s rights activist, Saba Kord Afshari went on hunger strike since 8 May to protest the increasing pressure on the families of... Read More

Iran: Baha’i woman Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

International Liberty Association: Tehran revolutionary court has sentenced a Baha’i woman to 8 years behind bars on the accusation of forming a group to support women.The Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, presided over by Judge Afshari, sentenced Atsa Ahmadai Rafsanjani to four years for “forming a group to act against... Read More