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

Somayyeh Kargar transferred to Qarchak Prison

Somayyeh Kargar transferred to Qarchak Prison International Liberty Association: Somayyeh Kargar has been transferred to Qarchak Prison since this week.After completion of four months of interrogation by the IRGC Intelligence at Ward 2A of Evin, she has been finally release from this notorious ward and sent to Qarchak. Somayyeh Kargar... 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

Two female activists in Iran receive 10 years Prison Sencence

Faranak Jamshidi- Soha Mortezaii International Liberty Association: Two female activists in Tehran and Sanandaj received a total of 10 years’ imprisonment for their activities promoting human rights in Iran.The two femaleactivists charged for exercising their fundamental right to freedom of expression are Faranak Jamshidi and Soha... Read More

Iran: 2 Prisoners Sentence Extended by One Year

International Liberty Association: Two Iranian prisoners were sentenced to prison by the Revolutionary Court of Tehran in connection with a new case against them while they were in prison. According to the verdict issued by Branch 29 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court, Mohammad Bannazadeh Amirkhizi and Majid Asadi have been each... Read More

Mom and Her 2 Children Sentenced to 20 years in prison

International Liberty Association: According to an informed source, Zahra Safaei, her daughter Prastoo Moeini, and her son Mohammad Masoud Moini were sentenced by the Branch 23 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court presided over by judge Mohammad Mehdi Shahmirzadi. Zahra Safaei has been sentenced to five years for “assembly and... Read More

Gonabadi Dervish, Abbas Dehghan sentenced to jail, flogging and payment of reparation

International Liberty Association: A Gonabadi Dervish, Abbas Dehghan, has received a prison sentence, in addition to flogging and payment of blood money. He is presently detained in the Greater Tehran Penitentiary (GTP). The Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran sentenced Abbas Dehghan to five years in prison on the charge of... Read More

Members Glaris Musical band in Kermanshah arrested

Glaris Music Band International Liberty Association: According the reports from Kermanshah city, members of an All-Women musical band in Kermanshah were arrested and summoned to Intelligence office ten days ago.Based on the report,on Saturday, 16 January 2021, two members of Glaris all-women musical band were summoned to the Intelligence... Read More

Wave of Arrests in Kurdish Cities – at Least 26 Detained or Summoned this Week

Kurdish Activists International Liberty Association: There was a wave of arrests of Kurdish citizens and activists over the past week in Kurdish cities or cities with Kurdish residents.At least 26 Kurdish citizens were arrested and detained by intelligence agents over the past days in the cities of Mahabad, Marivan, Rabat, Bukan,... Read More

Iran: Protests by Nurses of Milad Hospital demand unpaid salaries

International Liberty Association: According to the news from Milad Hospital in Tehran, nurses of this hospital held a protest in front of the hospital main entrance, demanding payment of their salaries during the pandemic and raise on their salary.The state-run news agency, ILNA, reported that the protest was held on 12 January 2021 in... Read More

Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker, Negar Masoudi, released on bail

International Liberty Association: Negar Masoudi, a photographer and documentary filmmaker, was temporarily released from Evin Prison t on Saturday, 9 January, yesterday, on bail until the end of the trial. Ms. Masoudi was arrested by security forces in Tehran on 29 October, this year, and was transferred to the IRGC Intelligence... Read More

No News on Golrokh Iraee 3 Weeks Past Her Forcible Transfer to Evin Prison

International Liberty Association: According to Mrs Golrokh Iraee, it is more than 20 days since her transfer by force to Ward 2A of Evin Prison; her family have no news on Golrokh Iraee and her conditions.It should be mentioned that, Golrokh Iraee’s family are extremely worried about her health and the possibility of forming a new... Read More

Iran: Three Sunni Prisoners secretly executed

International Liberty Association: According to the reports from Iran, three Sunni prisoners, Hamid Rastbala, Kabir Sa’adat Jahani and Mohammad Ali Arayesh, were executed on Thursday, 31 December 2020, in Vakilabad Prison of Mashhad. These three Sunni prisoners were transferred to an unknown location on Wednesday, 31 December 2020,... Read More

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