Iran: 9 Baha’is Sentenced to Prison

International Liberty Association: According to the reports, nine Baha’i citizens sentenced to a total of nine years in prison for being members of their religious minority by an appeals court in Iran. According to the verdict issued by the Branch 36 of Tehran’s Appeals Court presided over by Judge Seyed Ahmad Zargar, these 9... 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

8 Baha’i citizens in Birjand Summoned to serve their imprisonment

International Liberty Association: Atieh Salehi, Nasrin Ghadiri, Banafsheh Mokhtari, Farzaneh Dimi, Arezoo Mohammadi, Ataullah Malaki, Roya Malaki and Saeed Malaki, 8 Baha'i citizens living in Birjand city were summoned to the Birjand Courthouse during separate summonses to serve their sentences. . Earlier this September, these Baha'i... Read More

Iran: Three Baha’i Women Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

International Liberty Association: Three Baha’i women were sentenced to a total of 20 years imprisonment by a court in Shiraz on 10 May 2020. These Baha’i women are at risk of contracting the Coronavirus in Iran jails. Bahareh Ghaderi, Nora Pourmoradian, and Niloufar Hakimi have been sentenced to prison for their beliefs, by the... Read More

Iran: Baha’i citizen Sentenced to 11 Years Imprisonment

Ali Ahmadi, a Baha’i citizen, was sentenced to an 11-year prison term by Qaemshahr Revolutionary Court On 2 December, 2019. He was arrested by security forces on 20 November, 2018. Then he was transferred to solidarity confinement at Kachoui Detention Center in Sari. After 43 days of imprisonment, he was temporarily released on 150... Read More

Baha’i Prisoner Heart Failure and Deprivation of Medical Treatment

Hasan Momtaz Sarvestani, a Baha’i prisoner, hold in Evin prison, was transferred to hospital on Tuesday for medical examinations. Although his specialist recommended hospital stay to undergo medical treatments, he was returned to the prison next day. He is from Shiraz city and has been sentenced to five years in prison on the charge of... Read More

Prison Authority Denies Medical Care to Baha’i Negin Ghadamian

Baha’i prisoner Negin Ghadamian is being denied her dental care referral for a severe gum infection, jaw pain, and toothache. Security agents first arrested Ghadamian on May 24, 2011, after which she went free on 50 million tomans bail. In March 2012, she was sentenced in absentia by Judge Moghiseh on charges of “acting against... Read More