International Liberty Association – New case against an imprisoned writer.

International Liberty Association: On Tuesday, 30 June 2021, Bektash Abtin, an imprisoned member of the Writers' Association of Iran, was summoned for interrogation by Branch 4 of Evin’s Prosecutor Office. The new case against Mr Abtin is made in connection with the publication of ILA: news of his Covid infection in prison. Mr Abtin... Read More

Iran’s human rights situation discussed in Human Rights Council

International Liberty Association : The UN Human Rights Chief presented the UN’s annual report on the situation of human rights in Iran on Monday, 22 June. At the opening of 47th session of the UN Human Rights Council which will last until July 13, Mrs. Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights presented  the... Read More

Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi watched as opponents were tortured

International Liberty association : according to the Times, Ebrahim Raisi, the president-elect of Iran, was a member of the country’s “death commissions”. Former prisoners who were tortured, interrogated and sentenced to death by Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s next president, have condemned his claims to be a “defender human... Read More

Baha’i Citizens Sina Kamali Sarvestani and Dorsa Dehghani Arrested in Shiraz

International Liberty Association: On June 14, Baha’i citizens Sina Kamali Sarvestani and Dorsa Dehghani were separately arrested by security forces and taken to an unknown location.  ILA :According to Human Rights Activists, officers reportedly searched Sarvestani and Dehghani’s homes in Shiraz and confiscated all electronic... Read More

Activist inside prison calls for the boycott of the elections

International Liberty Association: Political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared sent a letter from Semnan Prison calling for the boycott of the Iranian regime’s sham presidential election. Maryam Akbari Monfared has been in jail for 12 years without a single day so furlough. The political prisoner said that her voice from behind bars... Read More

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