Iran: Five Baha’i women Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Iran: Bahai' women International Liberty Association: Acording to the reports from Mashad, north-east Iran, Five Baha’i women were sentenced to a total of five years imprisonment.The 3re Branch of the Revision Court of Khorasan Razavi Province upheld a total of five years imprisonment sentence for five Baha’i women living in Mashhad,... Read More

Details on the attack on Women Prisoners in Qarchak Prison

Iran: Garchak Prison International Liberty Association: According to the news from inside Iran, Qarchak prison guards attacked the prisoners on Sunday, 13 December this year. In this report we have received more details about this violent raid on women prisoners of conscience and political prisoners in notorious Qarchak... Read More

Afsaneh Azimzadeh, Children’s Rights Activist and Shohreh Hosseini, Civil Activist Arrested

International Liberty Association: Afsaneh Azimzadeh, a children’s rights activist, and Shohreh Hosseini, a civil rights activist and an interpreter, have been arbitrarily arrested in Tehran.Intelligence agents arrested children’s rights activist Afsaneh Azimzadeh on 14 December 2020, and took her to an undisclosed location. Ms.... Read More

UN General Assembly Upbraid Human Rights Violations in Iran

International Liberty Association: The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Wednesday, 16 December 2020, censuring the grave and systematic violation of human rights in Iran. The 67th resolution by the highest UN body was adopted by 82 affirmative votes. ILA: The following is a brief report of the UN General Assembly regarding... Read More

Iran: Women’s rights activists sentenced to Imprisonment

Najmeh Vahedi & Hoda Amid International Liberty Association: Two women’s rights activists, Hoda Amid and Najmeh Vahedi, were sentenced to 15 years in prison, in addition to depriving them of social activities by the Revolutionary Court of Tehran.The 15th Branch of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran sentenced Hoda Amid, a lawyer and... Read More

Urmia prisoners on dry hunger strike

Central Prison of Urmiia International Liberty Association: According the news from Central Prison of Urmia, North-West Iran, 14 prisoners started a dry hunger strike protesting the Judiciary’s failure to commute their sentences, on the morning of Wednesday, 9 December. These prisoners have staged a sit-in in the sentry room on Friday... Read More

Well-Known Civil Activist, Golrokh Iraee summoned to Evin Prison

International Liberty Association:According to the reports from Iran, the civil activist prisoner Golrokh Iraee summoned to Evin Ward 2A, which is belong to the IRGC Intelligence department. She was summoned to IRGC Ward in Evin Prison on 7 December this year, two days ago. The reason of this summon is not clear yet.Golrokh Iraee is... Read More

UN Experts’ Call on Iran to Account for 1988 Massacre

International Liberty Association: The United Nations seven human rights experts calling on Iran to account for the massacre of political prisoners in Iran, in 1988.In their communication to Iran the UN experts expressed their serious concern, this year, over the alleged continued refusal to disclose the fate and whereabouts of thousands... Read More

Evin Prisoners Statement: Tsunami of Corona virus in Iran Prisons

Iran: Evin Prison International Liberty Association: According to the news received from Iran, a group of political prisoners of Ward 8 at the Evin Prison published a statement expressing their concerns about a potential death tsunami at prisons through the re-spread of corona virus in Iran and the prisons. The following is the full... Read More

Kurdish Activist Sentenced to 2 Years Behind Bars

Foad Enayati- ILA International Liberty Association: According to the news, Kurdish activist, Foad Enayati, has been sentenced to two years of suspended prison term and 74 lashes by the Branch 104 of Sanandaj Court. The verdict is upheld by the Court of Appeals in the western city of Sanandaj. The flogging sentence against Mr. Enayati was... Read More

Bahareh Soleimani, is still hold in Evin Prison

Bahareh-Soleymani International Liberty Association: According to the reports, Bahara Soleymani, a Nurse, is still in detention at the Evin prison, ward 209, solitary confinement ward in Evin Prison. The Ward 209 at Evin prison is a ward belongs to the Intelligence Ministry. Bahara Soleymani has been kept in this ward for more than one... Read More

Prison Guards Storm Prisoners in Urmia Prison

Urmia-Prison International Liberty Association: Urmia prison guards storm inmates in this prison on Wednesday over fears of contamination amid a Covid-19 outbreak. Inmates in wards 1, 2,3 and 4 of Urmia Prison started to protest when a prisoner, named Hojjat Kazemzadeh, set himself on fire, protesting the authorities’ prevention of his... Read More

Jailed Human Rights Activist, Saeed Eghbali, at Risk of Hearing Loss

International Liberty Association: Human Rights activist Saeed Eghbali is at risk of hearing loss in one of his ears. He is held in Evin prison since May this year. Iranian authorities continue to refuse to transfer him to a hospital outside the Evin Prison.He was arrested by the security forces violently in 2017, which caused a 70%... Read More

Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmad Reza Jalali Faces Imminent Execution

International Liberty Association: Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmad Reza Jalali Faces Imminent Execution.According to the wife of Iranian-Swedish scientist Ahmad Reza Jalali who has been sentenced to death in Iran for alleged espionage, Ahmad Reza Jalali is going to be taken to Rajaie Shahr Prison for execution. The medical doctor has... Read More