Iran: Interior Minister demands airing forced confessions of protesters

International Liberty Association: Iran Interior Minister ordered the broadcast of forced “confessions” of recently arrested protesters in Iran. Speaking to the state-run Channel One TV on November 26, the Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli insisted that those arrested should confess on TV to what they have done during the... Read More

Iran: Detained protesters under torture to make false confessions

International Liberty Association: According to human rights news agencies, detained Iranian protesters in several prisons across Iran are under torture to make false confessions against themselves. Around 420 protesters, detained in Tehran and Alborz province, have been transferred to Ward 8 of Rajai Shahr Prison, in Karaj, where is... Read More

Iran protests death toll surpasses 450; Names of 154 slain protesters

Latest reports from Iran indicate the death toll from Iran protests has reached to 450. Following the protests over gasoline price hike, the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei called protesters “hooligans” in a televised speech. During the next few days, Iran has mobilized all its forces against protesters, opening fire on... Read More

European Bar Associations Award 2019 Human Rights Prize to four Iranian Lawyers

International Liberty Association (ILA): The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) on Thursday, 29 November, 2019, announced that its human rights award for 2019 goes to the four Iranian lawyers Nasrin Sotoudeh, Abdolfattah Soltani, Amirsalar Davoudi, and Mohammad Najafi. Lawyers Nasrin Sotudeh, Mohammad Najafi and... Read More

UN Experts raise alarm at Iran arrests, Protest crackdown, and Internet blackout

https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/11/1051981 International Liberty Association : UN human rights experts have expressed great concerns about the situation in Iran as protests spread across the country, 181 cities, over the past week. “We are deeply concerned at reports of killings and injuries, and that the authorities may have used... Read More

Death toll of Iran protests exceeds 300

International Liberty Association: According to the latest reports from Iran, the death toll from recent protests on petrol price has reached to 300. Although there is almost a full internet blackout in Iran, that limits the number of reports on media, but a violent government crackdown and civilian deaths are clear in scattered... Read More