HRANA – On the anniversary of the International Day of Fighting against People’s Execution, The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists in Iran publishes an annual report on executions in Iran. This report is intended to provide visibility to the dire situation where thousands of people are awaiting execution. The present […]

3 Political Activists under Pro-longed Detention in Arak

HRANA News Agency – Bijan Kalngari, former political prisoner in the 1980s, along with two of his nephews who were kept at the intelligence office in Arak since July 26, 2017, were transferred to the Central Prison in Arak after almost two weeks of interrogations. These people, who are in a state of legal uncertainty, are still deprived of […]

Deprivation of Education for Afrooz Zabihi, a Baha’i Student in Her Fifth Semester

HRANA News Agency – Fifth Term Civil Engineering student from Shahid Beheshti University, Baha’i Afrooz Zabihi, was banned from continuing her education after completing 90 credit hours, because of her religious faith. Miss Zabihi has several achievements in the Shining Genius Test in her name. According to HRANA, a close source to Miss Zabihi said “on […]

The Latest List of the Prisoners in Women’s Ward of Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – In women’s ward of Evin prison, there are many mothers who are imprisoned with political and security charges. They are being kept in an inappropriate condition and without having sufficient phone call time, and very limited visits. The condition of this ward resulted in spreading of women and different diseases among […]

A Juvenile Offender on Death Row in Ardabil Prison

HRANA News Agency – Mehrab Eyvazi, juvenile offender from Ardabil was arrested at the age of 17 with nine other defendants. Mr. Eyvazi was accused of participation in kidnapping and rape. He was severely beaten at the police station and was threatened with rape by the police officer while he was naked in front of the […]

3 Prisoners Executed in Qom Prison

HRANA News Agency – Three prisoners were executed on charge of murder in Qom Prison on August 15, 2017. The cases of these prisoners had been opened 21 years ago. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mahmoud Arab Khorasani, Mehdi Kaseb and Mohammad Taghi Dehpourvar were executed on charge of murder […]

No Information about Ramin Hossein Panahi after more than 100 Days of Detention

HRANA News Agency – Afshin Hossein Panahi’s mother, met with her son after about two months since his arrest by the security forces. The meeting was held at the intelligence ministry in Sanandaj with the presence of security guards. The fates of Abbas and Ramin Hossein Panahi are still unknown. According to the report of Human […]

4 Christians Sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court has sentenced each of Rev. Yousef Nadarkhani and Mohammad Reza Omidi, Mohammad Ali Mosayebzadeh, and Zaman Fadai, on charges of “administering and managing the home churches”, to 10 years in prison and two of them in exile. According to the report of Human Rights Activists […]

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Released from Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, labour activist, was released from Rajai Shahr prison, on the International Labor Day. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Behnam Ebrahimzadeh was released from Rajai Shahr prison, on the International Labor Day, on May 1.

Arash Shoa Sharq Sentenced to Lashes

HRANA News Agency – Arash Shoa Sharq, 24-year-old journalist, has been sentenced to lashes and imprisonment by Branch 107 of the Penal Court of the city of Rasht. Mr. Shoa Sharq, who has the responsibility of “Gilan Noo”, or “New Gilan”, was tried on the complaint made by “one of the deposed directors of the […]


Civil Society Institutions, Society’s Need and Todays Necessity

December 30, 2016

Peace Line Monthly / Hossein Raeesi – Certainly complexity of social relations and diversity of social and individual needs for long has strengthen the necessity for a society, that would not be able to fulfill all its needs, pass all its barriers and problems and earn the public trust, without the existence of the civil society institutes.


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 […]



March 17, 2017

On Thursday, March 16, Justice for Iran and 40 other NGOs addressed a joint statement to the permanent representatives of member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Read the full text below: To: Permanent representatives of member states of the Human Rights Council Your Excellency,  We, the undersigned cross-regional group of human rights civil […]

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