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Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Payam Derafshan, the lawyer of prominent lawyer and human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh, has announced that two new case files have been opened against his client. Ms Sotoudeh is currently detained in Tehran’s Evin Prison. According to a report by the state-run news agency IRNA, Mr Derafshan said: […]





Death Row Prisoner Denied Medical Care in Sanandaj

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA)- Gholamreza (Shoresh) Morovati, imprisoned in Sanandaj Central Prison, has been denied access to medical care despite a serious injury to the tendons of his feet for more than two weeks. Mr Morovati injured his foot in a sporting accident in Saghez Prison, but instead of being transferred to the […]

Three Student Activists Sentenced to Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – Mohsen Haghshenas, student of Stage Designing at Tehran University, was convicted by Tehran Revolutionary Court on charges of gathering and collusion with the intention of committing a crime against the security of the country and disturbing public order by taking part in illegal gatherings, to two years imprisonment. Leila Hossein Zadeh […]

Iran: Suicide rate up 5% in 2017 compared to previous Year

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – According to the World Health Organization (WHO) statistics in 2017, nearly “800 000 people die due to suicide every year”. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports the rate of attempted suicide higher among women than men; however, four times as many men die due to suicide than […]

Iran: Suicide rate up 5% in 2017 compared to previous Year

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – According to the World Health Organization (WHO) statistics in 2017, nearly “800 000 people die due to suicide every year”. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports the rate of attempted suicide higher among women than men; however, four times as many men die due to suicide than […]

Summary Report: Recent Arrests, Imprisonment and Executions

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – A summary report on the most recent news of arrests, imprisonment, and executions in Iran from the the last week of July 2018 to August 7, 2018. Iraj Mohammadi and Mohammad Amin Agoushi Released from Tabriz Prison Political prisoners Iraj Mohammadi and Mohammad Amin Agoushi were released from […]

Azerbaijani Activist Released While Another Remains in Prison

Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA) – Ebrahim Noori, an Azerbaijani activist from the city of Ahar who was arrested during the Babak Fort gatherings on July 2 and sent to Ward 209 of Tehran’s Evin Prison continues to be held after almost 40 days. Mr Noori is reportedly banned from contacting his family. A […]

Appeals Court Date Set for Imprisoned Evangelical Activist

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Majid Reza Souzanchi, 34, Christian convert detained in Evin Prison, has received a summons order to appear before Branch 54 of the Tehran Appeals court on December 11, 2018. He was tried on April 25, 2018, along with Fatemeh Mohammadi for “Membership in Evangelical Groups and Evangelical Activities”, […]

A Statement by the Council for Coordination of Teaching Syndicates

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRNANA) – The Council for Coordination of Teaching Syndicates has issued a statement protesting the sentence imposed on Mohammad Habibi, a teacher union activist. The council has called the verdict a good example to measure judicial fairness in Iran. The Council has also demanded the immediate and unconditional release of […]

Telegram Activist Transferred to Intelligence Ward in Evin Prison

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Alireza Tavakoli, a Telegram activist who was held in Tehran’s Evin Prison for more than two years, was transferred yesterday from Ward 8 to a ward in the prison known as “209”, which is operated by the Ministry of Intelligence and does not fall under prison jurisdiction. A […]


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Iranian Parliament Deputy Immune from Prosecution Despite Accusations of Sexual Assault

June 24, 2018

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Based on evidence, documents and testimonials HRANA has obtained from reliable sources, there are at least two new allegations of multiple counts of sexual harassment and assault against Salman Khodadadi, a current Member of Iran’s Parliament and the Chair of the Parliament’s Social Committee. Mr. Khodadadi was previously […]

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Journalists’ and Media Activists’ Opinion about HRANA

September 19, 2016

Peace Line Monthly – “Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA)” which serves as the first professional human rights news agency in Iran, has announced its purpose: informing and educating the public in a way that benefits the victims of human rights violations. How has this news agency which is a compilation of journalism principles with […]

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Statement by a number of independent labor organizations about recent protests

January 2, 2018

HRANA News Agency- Five independent labor organizations issued an statement declaring their support for people and added “The full text of this joint statement, which a copy has been made available to HRANA, is as follow: “It should be self-evident that ignoring the demands of workers and toiling people of Iran by resorting to demagoguery […]



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