Iran: A Juvenile offender Mohammad Hassan Rezaii executed

Rezaei-Mohammad-Hassan International Liberty Association: According to the reports received on 31 December 2020, a juvenile offender named Mohammad Hassan Rezaei was executed at dawn on Thursday, 31 December 2020, in Lakan prison, Rasht, in northern Iran.Mr. Rezaei had been transferred to solitary confinement the day before to be prepared... Read More

Parisa Rafiei’s Referred to the Court of Appeals after the Acquittal, Due to Prosecutor Objection

Parisa Rafiei International Liberty Association: The new case of Parisa Rafiei, a trade union activist at the University of Tehran imprisoned in Evin Prison, was referred to the Court of Appeals after she was acquitted in the initial stage. Ms. Rafiei's charges were previously heard in the Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran on... Read More

Kurdish prisoners Shaker Behrouz faces a second death sentence

Shaker Behrouz International Liberty Association: According to the reports, a second death penalty has been issued for Shaker Behrouz based on a new case filed against him. Mr. Behrouz is detained in the Central Prison of Urmia.The First Branch of the Penal Court of Urmia issued the second death sentence on Saturday, 26 December, for... Read More

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

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

Kurdish Mother and her Teenage girl sentenced to imprisonment

International Liberty Association: Teenage Kurdish girl Aynaz Zare’e has been sentenced to five years in prison. The First Branch of the Penal Court of Urmia which specially examines cases of teenagers and minors, sentenced Aynaz Zare’e, 17, to five years in prison on Monday, 16 November 2020. The teenage Kurdish girl Aynaz... Read More

Iran: Supreme Court Refuses to Grant Saba Kord Afshari a Retrial

International Liberty Association: The Branch 28 of Iran’s Supreme Court has rejected a request for a retrial by Civil Activist prisoner Saab Kord Afshari’s lawyers. Kord Afshari received a 15-year prison sentence, which was first reduced in the Court of Appeals but then again surprisingly added to her prison term in May 2020.... Read More

Execution of Navid Afkari sparks global condemnation against Iran

International Liberty Association: The horrific execution of Navid Afkari, a 27-year old Iranian wrestler, by the Iran Judiciary has launched a massive wave of international condemnations. ILA as well as other human right supporter organisations, has had published the reports and news regarding the situation of Navid Afkari, Mostafa... Read More

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

Young woman, 32, was hanged in Mashhad after 6 years on the death row

women executed during Rouhani’s tenure reaches 106 International Liberty Association: A young woman was executed on 2 August 2020, in the Central Prison of Mashhad, the state-run media reported today. The woman identified only by her first name, Mehri, had already served six years on the death row.According to the state-run Khorasan... Read More

Iran: Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence Against Protesters

International Liberty Association: Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences against three young men arrested during the November 2019 protests. Amirhossein Moradi, Mohammad Rajabi and Saeed Tamjidi were sentenced to death after Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran convicted them of several charges including... Read More

AFP:Amnesty urges probe into ‘ruthless’ Iran protest killings

International Liberty Association: According to AFP, Amnesty International urged the United Nations on Wednesday to launch an inquiry into the killing of protesters by Iranian security forces, six months after they erupted over petrol prices.The following is a report by AFP, regarding Amnesty International urges the United Nations to... Read More

Amnesty International: Targeting schools being properly used for educational purposes in Idlib is a war crime

Photo by; Amnesty International International Liberty Association: this has been reported that Syria hit 10 schools in Idlib and the following is a statement by Heba Morayef, Amnesty International’s Middle East Director. ILA has republished the Amnesty International report in this regard which can be read here. Amnesty... Read More