Hearing called off & Award-Winning Students Still Held in Security Ward

International Liberty Association: The court hearing scheduled to examine charges levelled against two elite and award-winning students detained in a security ward was called off.Ali Younesi and Amir Hossein Moradi, students of Tehran’s Sharif University of Technology, were violently arrested last year in April and taken to Evin... Read More

Additional Prison Sentence for Women Activist Prisoner Golrokh Iraee

International Liberty Association: Wome Rights Activist prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi-Iraee has been sentenced to an additional one year in prison.Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran issued a one-year sentence in absentia for women activist prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi-Iraee on the charge of “propaganda against the state” while... Read More

More Than 3 Weeks After Exile, Atena Daemi Was Sent to the General Ward

International Liberty Association: More than 3 weeks after her forcible exile, women rights activist prisoner Atena Daemi was transferred to the general ward of Lakan Prison of Rasht, the capital of northern Gilan Province, on 8 April 2021.Ms. Daemi was detained longer than usual in the quarantine ward. This is while new arrivals are not... Read More

Two Baha’i Women Transferred to Prison and Five More Summoned

International Liberty Association: Two Baha’i women were transferred to the Prison of Bandar Abbas on Saturday, 3 April 2021, to serve their sentences.The Revolutionary Court of Bandar Abbas sentenced Maral Rasti and Mahnaz Jan-Nesar to 2 years in prison, each, on the charge of “assembly and collusion against national... Read More

Iran: Activist Prisoner Farhad Salmanpour Denied Medical care

International Liberty Association: Activist prisoner Farhad Salmanpour Zahir has been denied medical treatment despite suffering from health conditions.Farhad Salmanpour who suffered severe injuries to his spine as a result of torture and beatings in prison, as well as harassment by ordinary inmates, barely can walk and urgently needs... Read More

Iran: Two Young Men Killed by Basij Forces

International Liberty Association: Iranian security forces and police shot and killed two young men from Iran’s Arab minority, in arbitrary shootings in the city of Shush in Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran.According to local sources, Ebrahim Atshani, 20, and Mostafa Hargani, 22, were shot by the IRGC Basij forces of “Danesh”... Read More

Iran: Kurdish citizens arrested for attending Nowruz celebration

International Liberty Association: At least 10 Kurdish citizens in the cities of Marivan, Sanandaj and Saqez have been arrested for participating in Nowruz celebrations in western Iranian cities.At least four of those arrested are from Ney village in the city of Marivan, in Iran’s Kurdistan province near the Iraq border.The state... Read More

Prison authorities deny medical care to prisoner Afshin Baymani

International Liberty Association: Afshin Baymani, a political prisoner, has been denied medical treatment despite experiencing heart complications.Mr Baymani has been refused to be transfered to a hospital outside the prison, although the prison doctors advised so. He was denied of medical treatment by Mr Vaziri, the Prosecutor’s... Read More

Iran: Four Baha’is Sentenced to 12 Years Prison

International Liberty Association: The Revolutionary Court has sentenced four Baha’is to a total of 12 years prison in Iran.The Branch 28 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court has sentenced Mona Mehrabi, Elham Kerempisheh, Afsaneh Yadegar Ardestani and Ehsanollah Yadegar Ardestani to a total of 12 years of prison.It should be mentioned... Read More

Nowruz of Mothers of Activists Prisoners and Martyrs of Peaceful Protests in Iran

Mrs. Bahieh Namjou International Liberty Association: This is New Year in Iran, and in many other Asian countries of course, on 20 March. Mothers of human rights and civil activist prisoners and prisoners and peaceful protesters martyrs in Iran celebrated the New Year near prisons or by the side of their children’s grave. Farangis... Read More

Iran: Forced marriage Caused Suicide of a 18-year-old girl

Anahita - Shahidi International Liberty Association: A 18-year-old young girl in Yasuj, seeking to oppose forced marriage through hanging and lost her life. A young girl living in Yasuj city hung herself and lost her life. According to Human rights activists from inside Iran, The identity of this citizen "Anahita Shahidi, 18 years old... Read More

Worryng Conditions of Two exiled Women, Human Rights and Political Prisoners

International Liberty Association: According to the reports from Iran, on Tuesday 10 March 2021, political prisoner, Maryam Akbari Monfared, suddenly transferred from Evin prispn to Semnan Prison. She has been imprisoned for 12 years. To prevent Maryam Akbari’s forcible transfer, other women prisoners protested her transfer when they... Read More

UN expert: Women and girls continue to be treated as second class citizens in Iran

International Liberty Association: On 9 March, The UN Special Rapporteur, Javid Rehman, reported to the Human Rights Council, citing domestic violence, thousands of marriages of girls aged between 10 and 14 each year and continuing entrenched discrimination in law and practice. The following is a part of this report, but for the full... Read More

Imprisoned Iranian teacher on hunger strike over being denied phone calls

International Liberty Association: A teachers’ rights activist, who has been jailed in Iran since 2016 started a hunger strike on Sunday, March 8.Ismail Abdi, a union activist of teachers imprisoned in Evin Prison, has been denied phone calls after being taken to the prison’s ward 6. He has been transferred from ward 8 to ward 6... Read More