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

Iran: Arzhang Davoudi Held Incommunicado in Prison

International Liberty Association: After sending political prisoner Arzhang Davoudi to exile in the prisons of Zabol and Zahedan, in Sistan and Baluchestan Province (SE Iran), the Intelligence Ministry is trying through various means to remove or conceal every trace of him, so that no one can disseminate any information about this... 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

Iran: 2019 November Protests – Women Activists Suppression Continues

International Liberty Association: Zari Tavakoli, who was arrested for taking part in the 2019 November uprising, remains in prison after three months. Zari Tavakoli was arrested by security forces in Kerman and transferred to Kerman Prison after interrogations. The civil activist remains imprisoned in Kerman Prison for not being able 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

Iran: IRGC Extort Earthquake-stricken women in cold winter

Iran: Earthquake International Liberty Association: Earthquake-stricken women have been left without tents in the cold winter months in West Azerbaijan Province. Instead of helping the people, the IRGC extorted 35,000 tomans for one tent a night. Earthquake-stricken women in rural areas have so far received no help from the Red Crescent... Read More

Statement by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Iran

Michelle Bachelet-ILA International Liberty Association: Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, gave a statement on Human Rights situation in Iran. Michelle Bachelet started her report: "I am honoured to present reports by the Secretary General and my Office regarding the human rights situations in... Read More

Iran: Three November protesters sentenced to death

November protest in Iran-ILA International Liberty Association: Amir Hossein Moradi, Saeed Tamjidi, and Mohammad Rajabi who were arrested during the last November’s protests were tried on 25-26 January 2020 at Tehran’s Revolutionary Court presided by Judge Abolghasem Salavati. Their sentences are as the following: Amir Hossein... Read More

UN expert shocked at the number of protesters killed in November 2019

International Liberty Association: The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman, in his latest report released on 19 February 2020, wrote that he was “shocked” at the number of deaths, acute injuries, and ill-treatment of persons detained during the November 2019 protests. “According to... Read More

Iran: 58 years imprisonment for Eight Environmentalists

eight imprisoned conservationists International Liberty Association: The judiciary official said Morad Tahbaz and Niloufar Bayani were each sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment on the charge of collaboration and complicity with the hostile US government! Houman Jokar and Taher Ghadirian were each sentenced to 8 years in prison on the... Read More

Iran: Environmental activists interrogated under severe torture

International Liberty Association: Environmental activists Niloufar Bayani and Sepideh Kashani were subjected to intense psychological and psychological torture and threats of physical torture and sexual abuse during 1200 hours of interrogation. In a letter written in February 2020, Niloufar Bayani described the interrogations and wrote,... Read More

Maryam Akbari deprived Visit & 6 years imprisonment for a November protester, Gita Horr

Maryam Akbari Monfared- ILA International Liberty Association: Maryam Akbari Monfared, the political prisoner in Evin Prison, has been denied family visitations for three weeks. Also, Gita Horr, one of the protesters arrested in November 2019 uprising, who is currently being kept in Qarchak Prison in Varamin, has been sentenced to six... Read More

Imprisoned lawyer Amir Salar Davoudi goes on hunger strike

International Liberty Association: Amir Salar Davoudi has sent out an open letter from prison, announcing that he has started a hunger strike since February 9, 2020. This imprisoned lawyer has been imprisoned for 15 months. He was detained 190 days of this time in solitary confinement. On the reason of his hunger strike, Amir Salar... Read More

UN Secretary-General’s Report on the Human Rights Situation in Iran

International Liberty Association: The United Nations Secretary General's released 6 pages reported to the 43rd UN General Assembly on the Human Rights situation in Iran, until 1 November 2019. The report, prepared in accordance with the previous resolution of the General Assembly, contains information on the patterns and trends... Read More