Iran executes ethnic Baluchi who was tortured into confessing

ILA: Javid Dehghan International Liberty Association: Iranian authorities on Saturday hanged Javid Dehghan, a member of Iran’s Baluchi ethnic minority, despite a plea by the United Nations to halt his execution.The Iranian judiciary’s official website reported that Javid Dehghan, 31, was hanged in the central prison of Zahedan for... Read More

Five Arab Prisoners Go on Hunger Strike in The Prison of Ahvaz

International Liberty Association: Five Arab political prisoners have started a hunger strike in Shaiban Prison of Ahvaz, capital of southwestern Iranian Province of Khuzestan.Jasem Heydari, Ali Khasraji, Hossein Seilavi, Ali Motiri, and Ali Mojaddam sewed their lips and started a hunger strike on Saturday, 23 January 2021.The Arab... Read More

Prisoner of Conscience Saba Kord Afshari Violently Relocated

Saba Kord Afshari International Liberty Association: Prisoner of Conscience Saba Kord Afshari was violently moved out of Ward 8 of Qarchak Prison on Tuesday, 26 January, and taken to Ward 6 where ordinary prisoners are held.An informed source said: In a bid to terrorize inmates in Ward 8, male and female prison guards entered Ward 8 while... Read More

Human Rights Activist Prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee Expelled to Amol Prison

International Liberty Association: Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee have banished to Amol Prison, in northern Iran, by the Iranian prison authorities.This happened only hours after she had been returned to Qarchak Prison in Varamin, on Sunday, 24 January, after 43 days of intense interrogation by the IRGC Intelligence at Ward 2A of Evin... Read More

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