During the Last Six Months, 12 Prisoners were Saved from Execution in Iran

International Liberty Association: During the last six months of this year; 12 prisoners were saved from execution in Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-west Iran. According to the reports, during the first six months of this year, 12 prisoners in the province who had previously been sentenced to death in separate cases, by the... Read More

Iran: Death Sentence Against Prisoner After 29 Years

Iran: Prisoners in Death Row International Liberty Association: Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence against a prisoner who suffered almost 29 years on death row. The prisoner, Moein Salavarzi has languished in a cruel limbo after being arrested and charged with murdering his brother in 1991. In a phone call to his... Read More

UN Experts Condemn Navid Afkari’s Execution by Iran

International Liberty Association: Following the execution of Navid Afkari, in Iran, five United Nations’ human rights experts, including Javaid Rehman, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, condemned the execution of this Iranian wrestling champion. He was arrested during the cross country protests in 2018,... Read More

Audio Reveals Navid Afkari Had no Clues About His Execution

International Liberty Association: Sadly, we were informed of a two-minute audio recording of Navid Afkari’s last phone call which indicates that he had no information about his imminent execution.This last phone call has been circulated on social media on Monday, 14 September, yesterday. Apparently, this is a phone call... 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

Iran: The Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentences for 7 Sunni Prisoners

International Liberty Association: According to the reports, the Branch 38 of the Iranian Supreme Court for a third time upheld the death sentences against seven Sunni prisoners on 10 September 10. The Sunni inmates, Farhad Salimi, Qassem Absteh, Davood Abdollahi, Ayub Karimi, Anwar Khezri, Khosrow Besharat, and Kamran Sheikha, have... 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

Iran Hangs Father of Two for Alcohol Consumption

International Liberty Association: A prisoner was executed Wednesday 9 July this year for “drinking alcohol” in Mashhad Central Prison. Hossein Habibi Shahri, the prisoner’s lawyer, reported that his client, the father of two, had been sentenced to death for “drinking alcohol for the sixth time,” and that his sentence was... Read More

Iran: More Than 100 Prisoners executed since January 2020

International Liberty Association: According to reports by Iran Officials and human rights activists, more than 100 inmates have been executed in Iran from January to mid-June 2020.At least 30 of these executions have been announced by official and semi-official press and media, and the other 79 were carried out in secret. At least... Read More