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: 111th Woman Hanged, Despite Mental Disorders

International Liberty Association: According to the news that we just received, the Iranian Judiciary had a woman hanged in the Central Prison of Sanandaj in the morning of Sunday, 27 December 2020.The execution of Zeinab Khodamoradi has not been announced by the state media in Iran as this news is being published. The woman hanged... Read More

Iran: Supreme Court Refuses to Grant Saba Kord Afshari a Retrial

International Liberty Association: The Branch 28 of Iran’s Supreme Court has rejected a request for a retrial by Civil Activist prisoner Saab Kord Afshari’s lawyers. Kord Afshari received a 15-year prison sentence, which was first reduced in the Court of Appeals but then again surprisingly added to her prison term in May 2020.... Read More

Iran: Women Civil Activists Jailed Despite COVID-19 Outbreak in Prisons

International Liberty Association: Civil activists Mojgan Kavousi and Shora Fekri were summoned and transferred to prison to serve their sentences. Also, a year-long prison sentence was upheld for Kurdish civil activist Farzaneh Jalali. The moves to imprison civil activists come at a time when the number of coronavirus victims is on a... Read More

France 24\ verified videos of women’s injuries in Iranian protests

International Liberty Association: France 24 reported on the violence committed by security forces during the January 12 demonstration in Tehran causing women’s injuries. For the full report please use the link below: France 24 says, A shotgun carried by a man in plainclothes, three women bleeding 70 meters away, teargas fired at... Read More

Iran: Imprisonment sentence for Seven Civil Rights Activists

ILA International Liberty association: According to human rights organisation from Iran, seven civil rights activists were arrested during the commemoration ceremony held 40 days after the killing of Navid Behboudi, on 26 December, 2019. Navid Behboudi is one of the victims of last November’s protests. Mahrokh Rousta, Kaveh... Read More

Iran: Woman Hanged for Defending Herself Against Rape

ILA: Somayyeh Shahbazi Jahrouei According to International Liberty Association, a woman who defended herself against rape was hanged this week in Iran. Somayyeh Shahbazi Jahrouei, 33, had been imprisoned for six years. She had committed murder in self-defense against rape. Many of the women convicted of murder in Iran are themselves... Read More

Iran New Hijab Enforcement Plan starts To Suppress Women

Iran has started a new Hijab plan to further step up suppression of women for improper veiling across the country. According to Ayyoub Soleimani, the deputy police chief, new wave Branded as “Watch 2”, will be enforced from 1 September. The new plan is designed to put maximum pressure on women.  According to the new plan, Police... Read More

Iran: Sentences Labor Activist to prison and lashes

A court in Tehran has sentenced labor rights activist Atefeh Rangriz, to 11 years and six months in jail and 74 lashes. Atefeh Rangriz, a researcher held at Qarchak Prisn in Varamin, was arrested during a peaceful International Workers’ Day gathering in Tehran on 1 May, 2019. Atefeh Rangriz stood trial on 5 August, 2019, and the... Read More

Three Civil Rights Activists Sentenced to 55 Years imprisonment

Three women’s rights activists held in Qarchak Prison have been sentenced to a total of 55 years in prison for removing their hijabs in public. The Revolutionary Court of Tehran informed Yasaman Aryani, Monireh Arabshahi, and Mojgan Keshavar of their sentences in the absence of their lawyers on Wednesday, 31 July, 2019. The Branch... Read More

Iran: Five Prisoners Including A Woman Hanged

The death sentences of five inmates including a woman were carried out Wednesday morning, 19 June, 2019. The woman hanged in Gohardasht Prison, a.k.a Rajai-Shahr, was the 89th woman executed during Rouhani’s term in office since 2013. Fatemeh Nassiri had been in jail since 11 years ago when she undertook the... Read More

Women Activists Held In Jail Under Tightening Repression

Five women activists are held in prison under deplorable conditions for demanding their own and their people’s human rights. Three women activists were arrested during an International Workers Day protest demonstration on 1 May, 2019, in Tehran across from the Iranian parliament. Marzieh Amiri, Neda Naji, and Atefeh Rangriz were among... Read More

Iran: 2,000 New Morality Police Units to Counter “Improper Hijab” in Gilan Province

Iran has deployed 2,000 new morality police units in Gilan Province, northern Iran, to issue “verbal and physical” warnings to the locals to counter what the regime officials call an “increasing defiance” of the compulsory wearing of hijabs. Mohammad Abdollahpour, the commander of the Gilan Ghouds Force, announced, on 4 June,... Read More

Iran: Female Musicians Banned From Playing In Charity Concert in Qazvin

Female musicians were banned from playing in a charity concert in Qazvin city. They were not allowed to even sit among the audience. According to the state-run news agency, ILNA, one of the largest annual charity programs in Qazvin Province was staged on Thursday night, 22 May, 2019. A traditional music band was supposed to perform at... Read More