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: Court OF Appeal Sentenced Kurdish Activist to 5 Years Prison

International Liberty Association: An appeals court has sentenced Kurdish civil activist, Zahra Mohammadi, to five years behind bars. The appeals court was held in October 2020 presided over by Mostafa Tayari, and the verdict has been officially notified to her in recent days.Zahra Mohmmmadi is the director of the Nojin Cultural... Read More

Iran executes ethnic Baluchi who was tortured into confessing

ILA: Javid Dehghan International Liberty Association: Iranian authorities on Saturday hanged Javid Dehghan, a member of Iran’s Baluchi ethnic minority, despite a plea by the United Nations to halt his execution.The Iranian judiciary’s official website reported that Javid Dehghan, 31, was hanged in the central prison of Zahedan for... Read More

Human Rights Activist Prisoner Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee Expelled to Amol Prison

International Liberty Association: Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee have banished to Amol Prison, in northern Iran, by the Iranian prison authorities.This happened only hours after she had been returned to Qarchak Prison in Varamin, on Sunday, 24 January, after 43 days of intense interrogation by the IRGC Intelligence at Ward 2A of Evin... 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

Human Rights Prisoner Raheleh Ahmadi in Dire Health, Might be Paralyzed

Raheleh Ahmadi International Liberty Association: According to Mr. Mostafa Nili, lawyer of Raheleh Ahmadi, human rights activist, she is in dire health and on the point of paralysis.Mr. Nili said: “Despite growing concern of physicians over the possibility of her becoming paralyzed, no decision has been taken for starting medical... 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

Sahba Hemadi Sentenced to 7 Years Imprisonment

International Liberty Association: Sahba Hemadi, who was arrested in October 2018 and was temporarily released in March 2020 on bail until completion of her prosecution. Then the Revolutionary Court of Ahvaz sentenced her to 7 years in prison on 30 December 2020. Finally, She was taken to the Sepidar Prison of Ahvaz on 30 December 2020,... Read More

Iran: A Juvenile offender Mohammad Hassan Rezaii executed

Rezaei-Mohammad-Hassan International Liberty Association: According to the reports received on 31 December 2020, a juvenile offender named Mohammad Hassan Rezaei was executed at dawn on Thursday, 31 December 2020, in Lakan prison, Rasht, in northern Iran.Mr. Rezaei had been transferred to solitary confinement the day before to be prepared... Read More

Maryam Akbari Starts Her 12th Year Prison in Evin Prison

Maryam-Monfared International Liberty Association: Maryam Akbari Monfared started her 12th year in prison on Wednesday, 30 December 2020. She is a political prisoner jailed in Evin since 2009 without one day of furlough.Maryam Akbari was arrested at 3 a.m. on 30 December 30, 2009, after the uprisings on 27 December the same year. In... Read More

Details on the attack on Women Prisoners in Qarchak Prison

Iran: Garchak Prison International Liberty Association: According to the news from inside Iran, Qarchak prison guards attacked the prisoners on Sunday, 13 December this year. In this report we have received more details about this violent raid on women prisoners of conscience and political prisoners in notorious Qarchak... Read More

Urmia prisoners on dry hunger strike

Central Prison of Urmiia International Liberty Association: According the news from Central Prison of Urmia, North-West Iran, 14 prisoners started a dry hunger strike protesting the Judiciary’s failure to commute their sentences, on the morning of Wednesday, 9 December. These prisoners have staged a sit-in in the sentry room on Friday... Read More