HRANA's Daily Review of Protests in Iran

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, a number of protests took place in Iran. Read our review below for details, photos, and videos from these demonstrations: The pensioners of the Social Security Organization continued their protest in Ahvaz, Shushtar, Kermanshah, Rasht and Ardabil. They protested against the government’s decision to increase the pensions by only 10 […]

June 27, 2022
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Two Documentary Filmmakers Mina Keshavarz and Firoozeh Khosravani Arrested
Freedom of Expression

Two Documentary Filmmakers Mina Keshavarz and Firoozeh Khosravani Arrested

On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, security forces arrested two documentary filmmakers Mina Keshavarz and Firoozeh Khosravani. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, two documentary filmmakers Mina Keshavarz and Firoozeh Khosravani were arrested in their homes in Tehran. The agents searched their houses and confiscated their personal […]

May 11, 2022
Student Activist Hasti Amiri Sentenced to One Year in Prison and Additional Punishments
Freedom of Expression

Student Activist Hasti Amiri Sentenced to One Year in Prison and Additional Punishments

Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran sentenced Hasti Amiri, the law student at Allameh Tabataba’i University, to one year in prison and additional punishments. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Emtedad News, Hasti Amiri was sentenced to one year in prison for the charge of “propaganda against the […]

March 15, 2022
Three Baha'i Citizens Arrested in Shiraz
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Three Baha’i Citizens Arrested in Shiraz

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, three Baha’i citizens, Shaghayegh Khaneh-Zarin, Negar Ighani and Zhila Sharafi Nasrabadi were arrested by security forces in Shiraz and taken to an unidentified location. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Sunday, June 26, 2022, security forces arrested three Baha’i individuals in Shiraz. An informed source […]

June 27, 2022
Inmates in Women’s Ward of Qarchak Prison Held in Inhumane Conditions
News

Inmates in Women’s Ward of Qarchak Prison Held in Inhumane Conditions

Women imprisoned in Qarchak Prison in Varamin are being held in poor and inhumane conditions, deprived of a ventilation system and healthy drinking water, which results in skin diseases and other health issues. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, inmates of women’s wards in Qarchak Prison are deprived of basic human […]

June 24, 2022
Seven Defendants Humiliated by Police through Shame-Parading in Tehran
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Seven Defendants Humiliated by Police through Shame-Parading in Tehran

In Tehran, the police paraded seven detainees through the streets for humiliation and public shaming. In recent years, Iran’s law enforcement officers have occasionally used shame parading as a punishment tool against both suspected and convicted offenders.  According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting IRIB News Agency, the police paraded seven […]

June 10, 2022
LGBTQ Report
LGBTQ+

State-Sponsored Discrimination against Iranian LGBTQI+ Communities Ramps up amidst a Growing and More Vocal Activist Community

The Islamic Republic has long criminalized homosexuality in its domestic legal systems while also actively fueling propaganda campaigns in both media and educational institutions including through discriminatory public media content, textbooks, and campaigns aimed at so-called “Conversion Therapy” According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, as the number of LGBTQI+ activists in […]

June 22, 2022
HRANA's Daily Review of Protests in Iran
Labor and Guilds

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, a number of protests took place in Iran. Read our review below for details, photos, and videos from these demonstrations: The pensioners of the Social Security Organization continued their protest in Ahvaz, Shushtar, Kermanshah, Rasht and Ardabil. They protested against the government’s decision to increase the pensions by only 10 […]

June 27, 2022
Four Citizens Arrested in Oshnavieh
Freedom of Expression

Four Citizens Arrested in Oshnavieh

On Monday, June 27, 2022, security forces arrested four individuals in Oshnavieh and transferred them to an unidentified location. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, on Monday, June 27, 2022, four citizens identified as Yaghob Mahmmodi Azar, Bahman Mahommodi Azar, Ebrahim Azizi and his son Mohsen Azizi were arrested […]

June 27, 2022
Political Prisoner Firooz Musaloo Executed in Urmia Prison
Executions

Political Prisoner Firooz Musaloo Executed in Urmia Prison

On Monday, June 20, 2022, political prisoner Firooz Musaloo was executed in Urmia Prison. He was taken from the public ward of Urmia Prison to an unidentified location prior to the execution. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Monday, June 20, 2022, political prisoner Firooz Musaloo was executed in Urmia […]

June 21, 2022
Azerbaijani Turk Activist Jafar Esmailzadeh Arrested in Tabriz
Ethnic Minorities

Azerbaijani Turk Activist Jafar Esmailzadeh Arrested in Tabriz

On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, security forces arrested Azerbaijani Turk activist Jafar Esmailzadeh at his house in Tabriz. The agents confiscated some of his personal belongings. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Tuesday, June 7, 2022,  activist Jafar Esmailzadeh was arrested in Tabriz. The reason for Esmailzadeh’s arrest and his […]

June 8, 2022
Twenty-Two Protestors Arrested during Protest against the Pollution of Landfills   
Environment

Twenty-Two Protestors Arrested during Protest against the Pollution of Landfills   

On Thursday, April 29, 2022, 22 residents of Saravan Village, were arrested. In recent weeks, residents of Saravan Village in Rasht Province held protests to get the officials’ attention to the local landfill sites, which have insects, toxins, and leachate to come to the area. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, […]

April 29, 2022
Turkish-Farsi Book Fair Prevented by Authorities in Marand City
Cultural

Turkish-Farsi Book Fair Prevented by Authorities in Marand City

A permit previously granted to a Turkish-Farsi book fair was revoked by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Marand City only a day before launch.  According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance is in charge of granting permits for cultural events and prevented […]

December 9, 2021
17-Years-Old Woman Beheaded by Her Husband
Children

17 Year Old Woman Beheaded by Her Husband

On February 5, 17 year old Mona Heydari was killed and beheaded by her husband in Ahvaz City. A video circulated on social media shows the man walking around the street with his wife’s head in his hand. Reportedly, the murderer saw it as an honor killing. These horrific pictures brought about a wave of […]

February 7, 2022

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