Activist Prisoners Among 12 Testing Positive in Evin Prison

International Liberty Association: A random Corona test is done in Ward 8 of Evin Prison on Sunday, 9 August, revealed that 12 of the 17 inmates tested positive.The 12 inmates have been transferred to the prison’s infirmary.Activist teacher Esmail Abdi, labour activist Jafar Azimzadeh, lawyer Amir Salar Davoudi, Majid Azarpay,... Read More

Iran: Whistleblower Doctor Prosecutes for Unravelling the State Cover-up

International Liberty Association: According to human rights defenders in Iran, Iran has prosecuted a doctor for warning about the Coronavirus outbreak. Rahim Yousefpour from Saqqez in Iranian Kurdistan Province was summoned by judicial authorities. He has to report in on Sunday, 5 April 2020. In a video shared online, Dr Rahim... Read More

Iran Protests: Photo Exhibit of Martyrs in Stockholm

International Liberty Association: A day after Iranian government announced a hike in fuel prices by as much as 300%, people came to streets across the country to peacefully protest against this price rise. According to the latest reports from Iran, the death toll from recent protests on petrol price has reached to 1000. Reports... Read More

Iran: Seven Civil Rights Activists Were Sentenced to 29 Years Imprisonment

International Liberty Association: According to human rights news agency, Moin Hajizadeh, Raha Ahmadi, Leila (Khadijeh) Mirghafari, Armin Sourani, Mohammad Abolhasani, Saman Zandian, and Vahid Ghadirzadeh were sentenced to 29 years imprisonment, combined. On 10 November, 2019, they were tried at the Branch 15 of Tehran’s Revolutionary... Read More

Sentence against Civil Activist Upheld by Tehran Appeals Court

Sentence against Civil Activist Upheld by Tehran Appeals Court. The flogging and prison sentence of a civil rights activist was upheld by a Tehran appeals court. The branch 36 of Tehran’s Appeals Court has upheld 74 lashes and a six-year prison sentence for Sepideh Farhan, graduate of architecture and a civil activist on accusation of... Read More

Iran Heavy Sentences for Civil Activists

For this purpose,  Rezvaneh Ahmad Khan Beigi has been sentenced to four years and five months imprisonment. She has been suffering from seizures and epilepsy before being detained and her health conditions have deteriorated in prison. The first trial of Mrs. Ahmad Khan Beigi was held on Sunday, February 17, 2019, in the 26th... Read More