Arash Sadeghi Released from Rajai Shahr Prison

International Liberty Association: Human Rights prisoner, Arash Sadeghi, was released from Rajai Shahr Prison, in Karaj. Mr. Sadeghi was released under Article 12 of the law on reducing sentencing, after serving 5 years and 6 months in prison, including his previous detention. It should be mentioned that, he was sentenced by the... Read More

Civil Activist, Saba Kord Afshari on Hunger Strike

International Liberty Association: Saba Kord Afshari has started a hunger strike since Saturday, May 8, 2021, to protest increasing pressure on her family and the families of other political prisoners. She demands that her mother, Raheleh Ahmadi, be released from Evin Prison.Saba Kord Afshari has several times suffered stomach ulcer... Read More

Experts Urge Investigation into Iran’s 1988 Massacre

International Liberty Association: In the summer of 1988, more than 30,000 political prisoners, mostly members and supporters of the Islamic republic of Iran main opposition group were executed based on a fatwa of Ruhollah Khomeini.An organization called Justice for the Victims of the 1988 Massacre in Iran has released a new statement... Read More

Award-winning Students Still Held in Security Ward

Ali Younesi-Amir Hossein Moradi International Liberty Association: The court hearing scheduled to examine charges leveled against two elite and award-winning students detained in a security ward was called off. Ali Younesi and Amir Hossein Moradi, students of Tehran’s Sharif University of Technology, were violently arrested last year... Read More

Iran: Appeals Court Upholds Sentences Against Two Activists

International Liberty Association: Ardabil appeal court in Iran has upheld prison and flogging sentences against two Azerbaijani Turkic activists.The Branch 10 of Ardabil Court of Appeal has upheld a total of eight months in prison and 40 lashes against Meysam Jolani and Ali Khairjou. Their trial, presided over by Judge Sajjad Habibi,... Read More

Iran: Political Prisoner under Pressure after Being Sent into Exile

International Liberty Association: Prison authorities have put Maryam Akbari Monfared, an Iranian dissident serving a 15-year sentence, under pressure in Semnan prison where she was recently banished to.Political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared has been additional pressure since she was exiled from Evin Prison to the Prison of Semnan on... Read More

Two Baha’i Women Transferred to Prison and Five More Summoned

International Liberty Association: Two Baha’i women were transferred to the Prison of Bandar Abbas on Saturday, 3 April 2021, to serve their sentences.The Revolutionary Court of Bandar Abbas sentenced Maral Rasti and Mahnaz Jan-Nesar to 2 years in prison, each, on the charge of “assembly and collusion against national... Read More

Iran: Two Young Men Killed by Basij Forces

International Liberty Association: Iranian security forces and police shot and killed two young men from Iran’s Arab minority, in arbitrary shootings in the city of Shush in Khuzestan Province, southwest Iran.According to local sources, Ebrahim Atshani, 20, and Mostafa Hargani, 22, were shot by the IRGC Basij forces of “Danesh”... Read More

Iran: Four Baha’is Sentenced to 12 Years Prison

International Liberty Association: The Revolutionary Court has sentenced four Baha’is to a total of 12 years prison in Iran.The Branch 28 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court has sentenced Mona Mehrabi, Elham Kerempisheh, Afsaneh Yadegar Ardestani and Ehsanollah Yadegar Ardestani to a total of 12 years of prison.It should be mentioned... Read More

Nowruz of Mothers of Activists Prisoners and Martyrs of Peaceful Protests in Iran

Mrs. Bahieh Namjou International Liberty Association: This is New Year in Iran, and in many other Asian countries of course, on 20 March. Mothers of human rights and civil activist prisoners and prisoners and peaceful protesters martyrs in Iran celebrated the New Year near prisons or by the side of their children’s grave. Farangis... Read More

Worryng Conditions of Two exiled Women, Human Rights and Political Prisoners

International Liberty Association: According to the reports from Iran, on Tuesday 10 March 2021, political prisoner, Maryam Akbari Monfared, suddenly transferred from Evin prispn to Semnan Prison. She has been imprisoned for 12 years. To prevent Maryam Akbari’s forcible transfer, other women prisoners protested her transfer when they... Read More

Imprisoned Iranian teacher on hunger strike over being denied phone calls

International Liberty Association: A teachers’ rights activist, who has been jailed in Iran since 2016 started a hunger strike on Sunday, March 8.Ismail Abdi, a union activist of teachers imprisoned in Evin Prison, has been denied phone calls after being taken to the prison’s ward 6. He has been transferred from ward 8 to ward 6... Read More

Iran: Jailed activist transferred to psychiatric hospital

Ali Nouri International Liberty Association: Ali Nouri, a civil activist held in Evin Prison was transferred to Aminabad Psychiatric Hospital last week, on Wednesday, instead of being taken to a hospital. Prison authorities had promised to take him to a regular hospital to receive treatment following his health condition over the last... 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