Kachouii Prison authorities deny medical treatment to Monireh Arabshahi

Monireh Arabshahi International Liberty Association: Latest reports indicate that Kachouii Prison authorities have refused to grant medical leave to Monireh Arabshahi who is suffering from thyroid malfunction and needs to be operated. In mid-December, when Mrs. Arabshahi had a swollen throat and had difficulty breathing, doctors said... Read More

Iran: An Ahwazi Arab Minority Prisoner, Tortured and Executed

International Liberty Association: Iranian authorities tortured and executed an Ahwazi Arab minority prisoner in south-west of Iran.Ahwazi Arab prisoner, Jasem Heydari, was executed along with three other prisoners on 28 Sunday February. Jasem Heydari was convicted of “armed insurrection” (baghi) by the Revolutionary Court in... Read More

The Supreme Court Turns down Atena Daemi’s Appeal

Atena Daemi International Liberty Association: The Supreme Court turned down Atena Daemi’s appeal to revise and rescind the ruling on her sentence of 2 years and 74 lashes. This was reported on 24 February 2021.Atena Daemi’s appeal was to revise the ruling of Branch 24 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court in June 2020. Based on a case... Read More

Student Activist, Leila Hosseinzadeh, Sentenced to 5 Years Prison

Leila Hosseinzadeh International Liberty Association: The Branch 28 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court issued a 5-year sentence for student activist Leila Hosseinzadeh and banned her for two years from activity on social media.According to the reports, Student activist Leila Hosseinzadeh has received this sentence for participating in the... Read More

Suspected of cancer prisoner is denied medical treatment

Masoumeh Senobari International Liberty Association: Political prisoner, Masoumeh Senobari was prevented medical treatment, by the authorities of the Central Prison of Tabriz. She has developed cancerous mass in her breast while being interrogated under vicious torture. Presently, she suffers from severe pain and is suspected of breast... Read More

Iran: Christian convert on Hunger Strike

International Liberty Association: Iranian Christian convert Ebrahim Firoozi has gone on hunger strike since 13 Feb, demanding a “Absolute acquittal” of the “false allegations”, which he believes is made by the Ministry of Intelligence against him.He had previously announced that he would go on a hunger strike to protest... Read More

Kurdish father of three Shot by Police in NW Iran

International Liberty Association: An Iranian border porter or “kolbar” (in Kurdish) was killed while driving, by direct police fire in Salmas, northwestern Iran. According to the human rights supporters’ new agency, security forces shot and killed 37-year-old Behzad Hashemi, married and father to three children. According to an... Read More

Woman Prisoner, Zahra Safaei, in Dire Health Conditions in Prison

International Liberty Association: News from Qarchak Prison of Varamin indicate political prisoner Zahra Safaei is in dire health conditions, as the prison’s warden, Soghra Khodadadi has prevented her urgent dispatch to a civic hospital.Reports on Tuesday, 3 February 2021, indicated that the health of Zahra Safaei is rapidly... Read More

Sahba Hemadi Sentenced to 7 Years Imprisonment

International Liberty Association: Sahba Hemadi, who was arrested in October 2018 and was temporarily released in March 2020 on bail until completion of her prosecution. Then the Revolutionary Court of Ahvaz sentenced her to 7 years in prison on 30 December 2020. Finally, She was taken to the Sepidar Prison of Ahvaz on 30 December 2020,... 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

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

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

Iran: Continuing to Pressure Dissent University Students

International Liberty Association: Iranian security forces on Monday, 23 November, arrested Elham Samimi, a student at Tehran University.The security forces had previously inspected her home on 16 October and confiscated her personal belonging and those of her guests and relatives.Elham Samimi is a student of anthropology at Tehran... Read More