Wrestling Champion Navid Afkari Executed Despite International Outcries

ILA: Navid Afkari International Liberty Association: Navid Afkari was executed in Adelabad Prison of Shiraz.His family were told that he had been hanged.Despite widespread international outcries in Iran and around the world to stop his execution, the Iranian regime hanged the young Iran protester in a bid to prevent further protests... Read More

DC Photo Exhibition: Iran’s Ongoing Human Rights Violations

DC Exhibition International Liberty Association: The Organization of Iranian-American Communities (OIAC) held a large photo exhibition on Friday, September 4 in Washington, DC on the Iran four decades of systematic human rights violations, particularly the 1988 massacre of 30,000 Iranian political prisoners, the November 2019 killing of... Read More

Political prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee: Life does not exist in Qarchak Prison

International Liberty Association: Human right activist prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee sent a letter from the notorious Qarchak Prison on the anniversary of the executions of three Kurdish political prisoners, Zanyar and Loghman Moradi and Ramin Hossein Panahi. Describing Qarchak Prison as “the largest women’s prison in the... Read More

Human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi: “Iran, Killing to Silence the Voice of Protests”

International Liberty Association: Navid Afkari’s death sentence has had many reactions by Human Rights defenders in Iran. Human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi expressed her protest over the death sentences issued for participants in nationwide protests, including Navid Afkari. In an open letter from the Prison of Zanjan where she... Read More

Neda Sabouri, Female Journalist, is Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison

International Liberty Association: Neda Sabouri, Female Journalist, is Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison. Tehran Province’s Revision Court upheld the sentence of 3 years and 6 months of imprisonment for a female journalist on the charge of “assembly and collusion.” Female journalist Neda Sabouri has been serving her sentence since 7... Read More

Aida Younesi: My Brother Has Been Pressured to Make A Confession on TV

ILA: Ali Younesi International Liberty Association: Aida Younesi, the sister of detained award-winning student Ali Younesi says her brother has been pressured to make televised confessions to commute his death sentence. “The Ministry of Intelligence agents in charge of investigating my brother’s case told him on Wednesday that he... Read More

Navid Afkari & His Brother Divulge the Tortures They Have Been Through

ILA: Navid Afkari International Liberty Association: Following the unfair sentences issued for three brothers who had participated in protests in Shiraz in 2018, Navid Afkari and his brother, Vahid, have sent letters and tape recordings out of prison, revealing their tortures at the hands of their interrogators.Navid and Vahid Afkari are... Read More

Call for release of lawyer and Human Rights Defender prisoner Nasrin Sotoudeh

ILA: Nasrin Sotoudeh International Liberty Association: Twenty days past the hunger strike by lawyer and human rights defender prisoner Nasrin Sotoudeh, she is in critical health conditions in Evin Prison. She has been on hunger strike since 11 August 2020, in protest to the dire sanitary conditions in prison during the pandemic,... Read More

Three Brothers’ Death, Lashes, Prison Sentences for Participating in August Protests

Afkari Brothers International Liberty Association: A revolutionary court in Shiraz has sentenced three brothers to death, lashes and imprisonment for participating at a nationwide protest in Iran, in August 2018.One of the brothers has been sentenced to two times executions, prison, and lashes while two of his brothers were sentenced to... Read More

Iran: Arzhang Davoudi Held Incommunicado in Prison

International Liberty Association: After sending political prisoner Arzhang Davoudi to exile in the prisons of Zabol and Zahedan, in Sistan and Baluchestan Province (SE Iran), the Intelligence Ministry is trying through various means to remove or conceal every trace of him, so that no one can disseminate any information about this... Read More

Demanding heavy bail and putting pressure on the families of Christian prisoners

Mohabat International Liberty Association: The Revolutionary Courts have recently issued the heaviest possible sentences for a number of Christians, and at the same time set unbelievable and strange bails for their temporary release, which ranged from 500 million Tomans to three billion Tomans. It is not clear what the basis for... Read More

Iran’s Judiciary Obliges Executed Protester’s Family to Pay Heavy Compensation

Nazanin & Amir-Hossein International Liberty Association: Iran’s judiciary has ordered the wife of Mostafa Salehi, a young protester who was recently executed, to pay 425 million tomans as blood money. If that sum is not paid, the house and all properties of his bereaved wife and two orphaned children will be confiscated. Reports... Read More

Alireza Farshi from Evin Prison: “Will someone helps the prisoners?”

International Liberty Association: Alireza Farshi Dizjikan, a Turkish (Azerbaijani) activist imprisoned in Evin Prison, has written a letter to the Deputy Chief Justice of Evin Prison, requesting that the prison situation be addressed and that social distancing be observed during the corona outbreak. In the part of the letter, Mr Farshi... Read More

Nasrin Sotoudeh, Human Rights Lawyer, in Critical Condition in Evin Prison

International Liberty Association: Nasrin Sotoudeh, the human rights lawyer prisoner, has been transferred to the clinic of the Evin Prison, due to her critical condition, according to her husband, Mr Reza Khandan.It should be mentioned that Nasrin Sotoudeh started her unlimited hunger strike on 11 August 2020, after sending out an open... Read More