Iran: Christian woman denied jobs

International Liberty Association: A Christian woman has been deprived from getting employed for converting from Islam to Christianity, by the Iranian Intelligence services.A former prisoner of conscience, Mary Mohammadi (Fatemeh) wrote in a post that nearly one year since she was released from Qarchak Prison in Varamin, she has been... Read More

Members Glaris Musical band in Kermanshah arrested

Glaris Music Band International Liberty Association: According the reports from Kermanshah city, members of an All-Women musical band in Kermanshah were arrested and summoned to Intelligence office ten days ago.Based on the report,on Saturday, 16 January 2021, two members of Glaris all-women musical band were summoned to the Intelligence... Read More

Human Rights Prisoner Raheleh Ahmadi in Dire Health, Might be Paralyzed

Raheleh Ahmadi International Liberty Association: According to Mr. Mostafa Nili, lawyer of Raheleh Ahmadi, human rights activist, she is in dire health and on the point of paralysis.Mr. Nili said: “Despite growing concern of physicians over the possibility of her becoming paralyzed, no decision has been taken for starting medical... Read More

Wave of Arrests in Kurdish Cities – at Least 26 Detained or Summoned this Week

Kurdish Activists International Liberty Association: There was a wave of arrests of Kurdish citizens and activists over the past week in Kurdish cities or cities with Kurdish residents.At least 26 Kurdish citizens were arrested and detained by intelligence agents over the past days in the cities of Mahabad, Marivan, Rabat, Bukan,... Read More

Iran: Protests by Nurses of Milad Hospital demand unpaid salaries

International Liberty Association: According to the news from Milad Hospital in Tehran, nurses of this hospital held a protest in front of the hospital main entrance, demanding payment of their salaries during the pandemic and raise on their salary.The state-run news agency, ILNA, reported that the protest was held on 12 January 2021 in... Read More

Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker, Negar Masoudi, released on bail

International Liberty Association: Negar Masoudi, a photographer and documentary filmmaker, was temporarily released from Evin Prison t on Saturday, 9 January, yesterday, on bail until the end of the trial. Ms. Masoudi was arrested by security forces in Tehran on 29 October, this year, and was transferred to the IRGC Intelligence... Read More

Forough Taghipour and Her Mother Accused With ‘Propaganda Against the State’

Forogh-Taqipour International Liberty Association: Forough Taghipour, 25, and her mother, Nassim Jabbari, 58 were tried by the Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran on Tuesday, 6 January 2021. They have been alleged with the charge of “propaganda against the state.” Forough Taghipour, presently detained in Qarchak Prison,... Read More

No News on Golrokh Iraee 3 Weeks Past Her Forcible Transfer to Evin Prison

International Liberty Association: According to Mrs Golrokh Iraee, it is more than 20 days since her transfer by force to Ward 2A of Evin Prison; her family have no news on Golrokh Iraee and her conditions.It should be mentioned that, Golrokh Iraee’s family are extremely worried about her health and the possibility of forming a new... Read More

Iran: Three Sunni Prisoners secretly executed

International Liberty Association: According to the reports from Iran, three Sunni prisoners, Hamid Rastbala, Kabir Sa’adat Jahani and Mohammad Ali Arayesh, were executed on Thursday, 31 December 2020, in Vakilabad Prison of Mashhad. These three Sunni prisoners were transferred to an unknown location on Wednesday, 31 December 2020,... Read More

Sahba Hemadi Sentenced to 7 Years Imprisonment

International Liberty Association: Sahba Hemadi, who was arrested in October 2018 and was temporarily released in March 2020 on bail until completion of her prosecution. Then the Revolutionary Court of Ahvaz sentenced her to 7 years in prison on 30 December 2020. Finally, She was taken to the Sepidar Prison of Ahvaz on 30 December 2020,... Read More

Iran: 9 Baha’is Sentenced to Prison

International Liberty Association: According to the reports, nine Baha’i citizens sentenced to a total of nine years in prison for being members of their religious minority by an appeals court in Iran. According to the verdict issued by the Branch 36 of Tehran’s Appeals Court presided over by Judge Seyed Ahmad Zargar, these 9... Read More

Iran: A Juvenile offender Mohammad Hassan Rezaii executed

Rezaei-Mohammad-Hassan International Liberty Association: According to the reports received on 31 December 2020, a juvenile offender named Mohammad Hassan Rezaei was executed at dawn on Thursday, 31 December 2020, in Lakan prison, Rasht, in northern Iran.Mr. Rezaei had been transferred to solitary confinement the day before to be prepared... Read More

Maryam Akbari Starts Her 12th Year Prison in Evin Prison

Maryam-Monfared International Liberty Association: Maryam Akbari Monfared started her 12th year in prison on Wednesday, 30 December 2020. She is a political prisoner jailed in Evin since 2009 without one day of furlough.Maryam Akbari was arrested at 3 a.m. on 30 December 30, 2009, after the uprisings on 27 December the same year. In... Read More

Parisa Rafiei’s Referred to the Court of Appeals after the Acquittal, Due to Prosecutor Objection

Parisa Rafiei International Liberty Association: The new case of Parisa Rafiei, a trade union activist at the University of Tehran imprisoned in Evin Prison, was referred to the Court of Appeals after she was acquitted in the initial stage. Ms. Rafiei's charges were previously heard in the Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran on... Read More