Hirad Pirbodaghi Still in Detention After 25 Days

Hirad Pirbodaghi Still In Detention After 25 Days

After 25 days, workers’ rights activist Hirad Pirbodaghi is still detained and awaiting legal proceedings in Ward 209 of Evin Prison in Tehran. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Pirbodaghi confirmed during a phone call with his family that interrogations have finished and he is waiting for bail to be assigned […]

December 2, 2021
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Nosrat Beheshti Released on Bail From Vakilabad Prison
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Nosrat Beheshti Released on Bail From Vakilabad Prison

Civil activist and retired educator Nosrat Beheshti was released from Vakilabad Prison on bail of 1 billion tomans (237,955 USD). Her release is temporary, extending from Tuesday, November 30 until the end of legal proceedings. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Beheshti has been in detention since her August 4 arrest. […]

December 1, 2021
Kamyar Fakoor Sentenced to Imprisonment and Flogging
Labor and Guilds

Kamyar Fakoor Sentenced to Eight Months Imprisonment and Flogging

Workers’ rights activist Kamyar Fakoor was sentenced to 50 lashes, eight months imprisonment and paying a fine of 15 million tomans. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, the verdict has been suspended for 5 years. Branch 26 of the Tehran revolutionary court, headed by judge Mahmood Haj Moradi, sentenced Kamyar Fakoor […]

November 3, 2021
Pedram Abhar's House Searched While He Is in Detention in an Unidentified Detention Center
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Pedram Abhar’s House Searched While He Remains Detained in Unknown Detention Center

On Tuesday, November 23, security forces raided and searched Baha’i citizen Pedram Abhar’s house in Tehran. On November 21, security forces arrested Pedram Abhar at his father’s home in Shiraz. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, at the time of arrest, they also searched the house and confiscated several family belongings […]

November 24, 2021
Hirad Pirbodaghi Still in Detention After 25 Days
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Hirad Pirbodaghi Still In Detention After 25 Days

After 25 days, workers’ rights activist Hirad Pirbodaghi is still detained and awaiting legal proceedings in Ward 209 of Evin Prison in Tehran. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Pirbodaghi confirmed during a phone call with his family that interrogations have finished and he is waiting for bail to be assigned […]

December 2, 2021
Iranian Citizens Run the Bandaged-Eye Campaign in Solidarity with Injured Protesters of Isfahan
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Iranian Citizens Run Bandaged-Eye Campaign in Solidarity with Protesters Injured in Violent Police Crackdown in Isfahan

Several citizens have posted photos of their faces with bandages over their eyes as an act of protest against the Regime’s brutal crackdown in Isfahan on Friday, during which several were injured from the direct shooting of military and security forces. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, local doctors and medical […]

November 30, 2021
HRANA LGBT prisoners in Iran
LGBTQ+

Fifteen LGBTQ+ Prisoners Being Held in Wards 2 and 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, there are about 15 inmates imprisoned on LGBTQ+ related charges in Wards 2 and 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. Ironically named the “cultural ward” by its residents, Ward 10 is where inmates convicted of crimes such as robbery, murder and membership in ISIS […]

October 20, 2021
Mass layoff: About 330 Workers Laid off in Two Factories
Labor and Guilds

Mass Layoff: About 330 Workers Laid Off in Two Factories

Approximately 330 workers—150 workers at Iran-Mayeh Tabriz and 180 workers at Azim Khodro—have been laid off. Both mass layoffs appear to be the result of factory closure. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting ILNA, Iran-Mayeh Tabriz has been shut down since early spring. The yeast manufacturing plant, owned by a […]

December 2, 2021
Two Staffs of a Photography Atelier Arrested in Kerman City
Freedom of Expression

Two Staff Members at Photography Studio Arrested in Kerman City

Abdolali Ravanbakhsh, Deputy Commander of Police in Kerman Province, announced that two staff members at a photography studio were arrested for publishing photos and video clips on Instagram. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Rokna News Agency, police searched the studio and confiscated personal belongings such as cameras, projectors, laptops […]

December 1, 2021
Two Inmates Executed in Mashhad and Kerman Prisons
Executions

Two Inmates Executed in Mashhad and Kerman Prisons

Two inmates were recently executed in Mashhad and Kerman Prisons. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Rasank News, in two separate cases, Emrahim Narooie and Heydar Gholjaie, both residents of Zahedan County, were executed in Mashhad and Kerman Prisons respectively. They had been sentenced to death on drug-related charges. On […]

November 29, 2021
Mohammad Imami Sentenced to Imprisonment and Flogging
Ethnic Minorities

Mohammad Imami Sentenced to Imprisonment and Flogging

Branch 113 of the criminal court in Tabriz sentenced Azerbaijani Turk activist, Mohammad Imami, a resident of Tabriz, to 16 months imprisonment and 40 lashes. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, the sentence has been suspended for five years. Azerbaijani Turk activist, Mohammad Imami was sentenced to 8 months in prison […]

November 30, 2021
Isfahan protests
Environment

Security Forces Brutally Suppress Protesters in Isfahan

On Friday, November 26, a farmers’ protest in Isfahan over water mismanagement turned violent after military and police forces used tear gas and live ammunition on protesters. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, internet connection has been intentionally disrupted across the city and in some areas has been completely shut down. […]

November 29, 2021
Retired Educator and Union activist Latif Roozikhah Sentence to Seven Months Imprisonment
Cultural

Retired Educator and Union activist Latif Roozikhah Sentenced to Seven Months Imprisonment

The Revolutionary Court of Jolfa City recently sentenced retired educator and union activist Latif Roozikhah to seven months imprisonment. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Roozikhah was asked to appear at the court on November 10. He was sentenced to seven months in prison on a charge of “propaganda against the […]

November 22, 2021
Teen Offender Arman Abdolali Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison
Children

Juvenile Offender Arman Abdolali Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

Earlier this Wednesday, November 24, juvenile offender Arman Abdolali was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Abdolali was relocated to a solitary confinement cell yesterday as a regular procedure before carrying out the execution, and then executed in the morning. Judiciary Media Center announced that on […]

November 24, 2021

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