Iran: Protests Over Arab Poet’s Death

ILA: Funeral of the Poet Dozens of Arab-Iranians have been arrested during protests in South-Western Iran that started Sunday following news on the suspicious death of a local poet. Hassan Heydari, a dissident ethnic Arab poet died in Shafa hospital in Ahvaz, the capital of Khuzestan province.  Following his death, hundreds of... Read More

Iran: Death toll in Northwest Earthquake Rises to Eight

The number of people who lost their lives following the Friday earthquake that struck Iran’s northwest provinces has risen due to lack of relief. At least five people were initially killed and hundreds more injured after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck East Azerbaijan province on Friday, according to Iran’s Seismological Center.... Read More

Iran: Ahwazi Dissident Poet Suspiciously Dies in Hospital

ILA: Hassan Heydari Ahwazi Arab Poet International Liberty Association: Hassan Heydari, a young popular dissident poet has died in hospital – sparking impromptu protests and vigils from hundreds of people in in Ahwaz, the capital southwestern Khuzestan province. Hassan Heydari, a young popular dissident poet, died in the city’s Shafa... Read More

Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee Arrested by Security Forces

ILA: Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee International Liberty Association: Civil rights activist Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was re-arrested by Iran security forces in her Tehran home, on Saturday 9 November. Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee, former prisoner, is the wife of Arash Sadegh, political prisoner who has got cancer inside the prison. According to ILA... Read More

Amnesty International: World must condemn appalling deterioration of human rights in Iran

Human Rights Council- ILA International Liberty Association reports that, Amnesty International has urges states taking part in Iran’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to denounce the widespread human rights violations and make concrete recommendations for the Iranian authorities to address them. Amnesty international issued a statement... Read More

An open letter from Imprisoned Prisoner of Conscience, Naser Navard-Goltapeh

Naser Navard-Goltapeh, Christian convert prisoner of conscience, who has been imprisoned since 2017, on charges of “acting against national security by holding house churches”, has written an open letter referring to the Articles number 13 and 26 of the Constitution of the Iran in which Christianity is recognized. According to... Read More