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

Iran: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces a second charge and will be back in court

International Liberty Association: According to the reporst from Iran, Nazanin’s sentence has ended and her ankle tag has been removed. But, the Iranian authorities say she faces a second charge and will be back in court.On the day that she should be immediately and unconditionally release and reunion with her husband and daughter in... Read More

Forough Taghipour Sentenced to 5 Years Imprisonment by Tehran Court

Forogh Taghipour International Liberty Association: The Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran, sentenced Forough Taghipour, to 5 years imprisonment for supporting the State opposition.According to the report, on Sunday, 7 March 2021, Ms. Taghipour’s lawyer was informed of her verdict. The hearing was hold on 5 January 2021,... Read More

Iran: Jailed activist transferred to psychiatric hospital

Ali Nouri International Liberty Association: Ali Nouri, a civil activist held in Evin Prison was transferred to Aminabad Psychiatric Hospital last week, on Wednesday, instead of being taken to a hospital. Prison authorities had promised to take him to a regular hospital to receive treatment following his health condition over the last... Read More

Iran: Appeals court sentence 7 political activists to prison

International Liberty Association: Tehran’s appeals court has sentenced Farangis Mazloom, Hood Yazarloo, Sediqeh Moradi, Mehdi Khavas Sefat and Mohammad Vali Gholamnezhad, five political activists to jail. According to the verdict recently issued and imparted, Ms. Farangis Mazloom was sentenced to to 18 months in jail on the charges... Read More

Kachouii Prison authorities deny medical treatment to Monireh Arabshahi

Monireh Arabshahi International Liberty Association: Latest reports indicate that Kachouii Prison authorities have refused to grant medical leave to Monireh Arabshahi who is suffering from thyroid malfunction and needs to be operated. In mid-December, when Mrs. Arabshahi had a swollen throat and had difficulty breathing, doctors said... Read More

Iran: An Ahwazi Arab Minority Prisoner, Tortured and Executed

International Liberty Association: Iranian authorities tortured and executed an Ahwazi Arab minority prisoner in south-west of Iran.Ahwazi Arab prisoner, Jasem Heydari, was executed along with three other prisoners on 28 Sunday February. Jasem Heydari was convicted of “armed insurrection” (baghi) by the Revolutionary Court in... Read More

The Supreme Court Turns down Atena Daemi’s Appeal

Atena Daemi International Liberty Association: The Supreme Court turned down Atena Daemi’s appeal to revise and rescind the ruling on her sentence of 2 years and 74 lashes. This was reported on 24 February 2021.Atena Daemi’s appeal was to revise the ruling of Branch 24 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court in June 2020. Based on a case... Read More

Student Activist, Leila Hosseinzadeh, Sentenced to 5 Years Prison

Leila Hosseinzadeh International Liberty Association: The Branch 28 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court issued a 5-year sentence for student activist Leila Hosseinzadeh and banned her for two years from activity on social media.According to the reports, Student activist Leila Hosseinzadeh has received this sentence for participating in the... Read More