Amnesty International Calls Iran to Release Tortured Protesters

International Liberty Association: Amnesty International has issued a call for global pressure on the Iranian authorities, including the head of the judiciary, to release Navi Afkari’s brothers Vahid and Habib Afkari.The human rights organization declared on Monday, 7 June, that Habib and Vahid Afkari must be held in conditions meeting... Read More

Prison authorities barred Afkari family from visiting their sons

Vahid and Habib Afkari International Liberty association: Five months after the execution of wrestling champion and protester Navid Afkari, concerns have risen about the situation of his imprisoned brothers.Afkari brothers, Vahid and Habib are currently in solitary cells in the basement of Shiraz’s Adel Abad Prison in south-western... Read More

Afkari Brothers Remain Incommunicado After Navid’s Execution

International Liberty Association: Navid Afkari brothers, Habib and Vahid, are still in prison and since Navid was executed they have been taken to solitary confinement Adelabad Prison in early September to stifle their voices. The authorities have denied the Afkari brothers visitations and phone calls with their family since their... Read More

Iran: Shahin Naseri Handed Over to Intelligence Forces

International Liberty Association: Prisoner Who Testified about Navid Afkari’s Torture Handed Over to Intelligence. Shahin Naseri, the cellmate of Navid Afkari who had testified in court about the torture of the now executed political prisoner has been handed over to the State Security Force Intelligence, according to Babak Paknia, an... Read More

47 European countries condemn human rights violations in Iran

International Liberty Association: The 47 countries present at United Nations Human Rights Council meeting, September 2020, condemned the sudden execution of the young Iranian wrestler, Navid Afkari, also demanding the release of Nasrin Sotoudeh and Narges Mohammadi and an end to the repeated violations of human rights in Iran. In a... Read More

Iran: 34 Prisoners Including 10 Protesters on Death Row

International Liberty Association: According to the reports, at least 34 political prisoners and prisoners of conscience are currently sentenced to death in Iran, 10 of whom are protesters who took part in nationwide protests in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Two protesters in Isfahan and Shiraz have already been hanged. Mostafa Salehi was... Read More

Political prisoners in Qarchak Prison attacked by boiling water

International Liberty Association: Two female civil activist prisoners in Qarchak Prison were attacked by boiling water, Monday night, 14 September 2020.The criminal women, identified as Zeinab Ghanbarnejad (a.k.a. Zeinab Saratani) and Narges Amir Al, hired by Qarchak Prison warden, Mehdi Mohammadi, attempted to pour hot boiled water on... Read More

UN Experts Condemn Navid Afkari’s Execution by Iran

International Liberty Association: Following the execution of Navid Afkari, in Iran, five United Nations’ human rights experts, including Javaid Rehman, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, condemned the execution of this Iranian wrestling champion. He was arrested during the cross country protests in 2018,... Read More

Audio Reveals Navid Afkari Had no Clues About His Execution

International Liberty Association: Sadly, we were informed of a two-minute audio recording of Navid Afkari’s last phone call which indicates that he had no information about his imminent execution.This last phone call has been circulated on social media on Monday, 14 September, yesterday. Apparently, this is a phone call... Read More

Iran executes young wrestler Navid Afkari

International Liberty Association: "International Observatory Human Rights" on its News page has published a report of Navid Afkar's execution. the following is part of the report. International Observatory Human Rights: "Over the weekend, Iran has demonstrated yet again its complete disregard for the law, justice and international... Read More

Iran hangs Navid Afkari despite pleas by his mother

Bahieh Namjou & Navid International Liberty Association: The parents of Navid Afkari had pleaded with the Judiciary to revise his death sentence and allow their sons to be examined by the Coroner’s Office. In their letter to the Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi, Hossein Afkari and Bahieh Namjou, the parents of the Afkari brothers,... Read More

Execution of Navid Afkari sparks global condemnation against Iran

International Liberty Association: The horrific execution of Navid Afkari, a 27-year old Iranian wrestler, by the Iran Judiciary has launched a massive wave of international condemnations. ILA as well as other human right supporter organisations, has had published the reports and news regarding the situation of Navid Afkari, Mostafa... Read More

Wrestling Champion Navid Afkari Executed Despite International Outcries

ILA: Navid Afkari International Liberty Association: Navid Afkari was executed in Adelabad Prison of Shiraz.His family were told that he had been hanged.Despite widespread international outcries in Iran and around the world to stop his execution, the Iranian regime hanged the young Iran protester in a bid to prevent further protests... Read More

Human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi: “Iran, Killing to Silence the Voice of Protests”

International Liberty Association: Navid Afkari’s death sentence has had many reactions by Human Rights defenders in Iran. Human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi expressed her protest over the death sentences issued for participants in nationwide protests, including Navid Afkari. In an open letter from the Prison of Zanjan where she... Read More