Prisoner of Conscience Saba Kord Afshari Violently Relocated

Saba Kord Afshari International Liberty Association: Prisoner of Conscience Saba Kord Afshari was violently moved out of Ward 8 of Qarchak Prison on Tuesday, 26 January, and taken to Ward 6 where ordinary prisoners are held.An informed source said: In a bid to terrorize inmates in Ward 8, male and female prison guards entered Ward 8 while... 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

Iran: Soheil Arabi, Prisoner of Conscience,Victim of Enforced Disappearances

International Liberty Association: The fate of prisoner of conscience, Soheil Arabi, is unknown after he was transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj from the Great Tehran Prison.According to the news, Soheil Arabi was transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj from the Great Tehran Prison in late September. About one month ago he was... Read More

Narges Mohammadi was released from Zanjan prison

International Liberty Association: On Wednesday, 7 October Narges Mohammadi, spokeswoman and vice president of the Defenders of Human Rights Center, was released from prison in Zanjan after serving her prison sentence. Ms. Mohammadi has been in Evin and Zanjan prisons since 25 April 2015. According to human rights activists, on the... Read More

8 Baha’i citizens in Birjand Summoned to serve their imprisonment

International Liberty Association: Atieh Salehi, Nasrin Ghadiri, Banafsheh Mokhtari, Farzaneh Dimi, Arezoo Mohammadi, Ataullah Malaki, Roya Malaki and Saeed Malaki, 8 Baha'i citizens living in Birjand city were summoned to the Birjand Courthouse during separate summonses to serve their sentences. . Earlier this September, these Baha'i... Read More

Iran: Death Sentence Against Prisoner After 29 Years

Iran: Prisoners in Death Row International Liberty Association: Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence against a prisoner who suffered almost 29 years on death row. The prisoner, Moein Salavarzi has languished in a cruel limbo after being arrested and charged with murdering his brother in 1991. In a phone call to his... Read More

Neda Sabouri, Female Journalist, is Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison

International Liberty Association: Neda Sabouri, Female Journalist, is Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison. Tehran Province’s Revision Court upheld the sentence of 3 years and 6 months of imprisonment for a female journalist on the charge of “assembly and collusion.” Female journalist Neda Sabouri has been serving her sentence since 7... Read More

Iran: Activist Prisoner Zahra Safaei Threatened to Death by Criminal Inmates

ILA: Zahra Safaei International Liberty Association: Human Rights activist prisoner, Zahra Safaei, has received life threats from ordinary prisoners in the Qarchak Prison of Varamin.According to the news made public on Saturday, 13 June 2020, several dangerous prisoners recruited by the Ministry of Intelligence and prison authorities have... Read More

Iran: Three Baha’i Women Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

International Liberty Association: Three Baha’i women were sentenced to a total of 20 years imprisonment by a court in Shiraz on 10 May 2020. These Baha’i women are at risk of contracting the Coronavirus in Iran jails. Bahareh Ghaderi, Nora Pourmoradian, and Niloufar Hakimi have been sentenced to prison for their beliefs, by the... Read More

AP: Crammed in filthy cells, political prisoners fear infection

(AP Photo/Arash Ashourinia, File) International Liberty Association: This is about a report by MAGGIE MICHAEL, SARAH EL DEEB and LEE KEATH published by Associated Press about the frightening situation of the prisoners in Iran, particularly prisoners of consciences, human rights defenders and political prisoners. For a full report please... Read More

Iran: Interior Minister demands airing forced confessions of protesters

International Liberty Association: Iran Interior Minister ordered the broadcast of forced “confessions” of recently arrested protesters in Iran. Speaking to the state-run Channel One TV on November 26, the Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli insisted that those arrested should confess on TV to what they have done during the... Read More

An open letter from Imprisoned Prisoner of Conscience, Naser Navard-Goltapeh

Naser Navard-Goltapeh, Christian convert prisoner of conscience, who has been imprisoned since 2017, on charges of “acting against national security by holding house churches”, has written an open letter referring to the Articles number 13 and 26 of the Constitution of the Iran in which Christianity is recognized. According to... Read More

Another Good and Encouraging Day: Ebrahim Firouzi, a Prisoner of Conscience, was released from Prison

According to the Human Rights reports Ebrahim Firouzi, a Christian convert imprisoned in Rajai-Shahr Prison, in Karaj, was released on Saturday, 26 October 2019. Ebrahim Firouzi, 35 years old, is a lathe workshop labourer, and lives in Robat Karim. He was imprisoned since 2010. He didn’t have even a day off during this time. His... Read More

Iran: Kurdish prisoner of conscience, 100 lashes for blasphemy

Peyman Mirzazadeh, a Kurdish singer held at Urmia Prison in north-western Iran, went on hunger strike on 29 July, 2019 in protest to being sentenced to two years of prison and 100 lashes. His flogging sentence was carried out on 28 July and left him in agonizing pain with a severely swollen back and legs. Peyman Mirzazadeh started his... Read More