Reyhaneh Ansari in Pre-trial Detention over 50 Days

Reyhaneh Ansari in Pre-trial Detention over 50 Days

Workers’ Rights Activist Reyhaneh Ansari is detained in Ward 209 of Evin Prison for over 50  days. An informed source told HRANA, “Reyhaneh is a single mother of a daughter. As the detention continues, her daughter can no longer afford her living costs”. The Ministry of Intelligence has delayed Ansari’s release despite the one billion […]

July 6, 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
Detained Student Ronak Rezai Transferred to Sepidar Prison
Freedom of Expression

Detained Student Ronak Rezai Transferred to Sepidar Prison

On Saturday, July 2, 2022, after one month in detention, Ronak Rezai was transferred from an IRGC detention facility to Sepidar Prison in Ahvaz. Ronak Rezai is a resident of Abadan and a graduate student at Allameh Tabataba’i University. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, in a phone call to her […]

July 4, 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
Sunni prisoner Fereidoun Zakeri Nasab Went on Hunger Strike in Rajai Shahr Prison
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Sunni prisoner Fereidoun Zakeri Nasab Went on Hunger Strike in Rajai Shahr Prison

Fereidoun Zakeri Nasab is on the third day of his hunger strike in Rajai Shahr Prison in protest against the Tehran Prosecutor-General’s insulting statements against Sunni prisoners. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on July 4, 2022, Sunni prisoner, Fereidoun Zakeri Nasab went on hunger strike.   An informed source confirmed Zakeri […]

July 5, 2022
Belgian National Arrested in Iran 
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Belgian National Arrested in Iran 

Belgium’s justice minister has confirmed the arrest of a Belgium National accused of “espionage” in Iran. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Agence France-Presse (AFP), Belgium’s Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne confirmed the apprehension of a Belgian man in Iran. Without revealing the individual’s identity, Van Quickenborne called the detention […]

July 6, 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
Reyhaneh Ansari in Pre-trial Detention over 50 Days
Freedom of Expression

Reyhaneh Ansari in Pre-trial Detention over 50 Days

Workers’ Rights Activist Reyhaneh Ansari is detained in Ward 209 of Evin Prison for over 50  days. An informed source told HRANA, “Reyhaneh is a single mother of a daughter. As the detention continues, her daughter can no longer afford her living costs”. The Ministry of Intelligence has delayed Ansari’s release despite the one billion […]

July 6, 2022
Reyhaneh Ansari in Pre-trial Detention over 50 Days
Freedom of Expression

Reyhaneh Ansari in Pre-trial Detention over 50 Days

Workers’ Rights Activist Reyhaneh Ansari is detained in Ward 209 of Evin Prison for over 50  days. An informed source told HRANA, “Reyhaneh is a single mother of a daughter. As the detention continues, her daughter can no longer afford her living costs”. The Ministry of Intelligence has delayed Ansari’s release despite the one billion […]

July 6, 2022
Executions

Inmate Executed in Gachsaran Prison

On July 6, 2022, an inmate who is convicted of murder was executed in Gachsaran Prison. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on July 6, 2022, an inmate identified by HRANA as Hadi Moradi was executed in Gachsaran Prison. This execution has not been reported by the official sources and media […]

July 6, 2022
Azerbaijani Turk Activist Abdollah Sadooghi Sentenced to Imprisonment 
Ethnic Minorities

Azerbaijani Turk Activist Abdollah Sadooghi Sentenced to Imprisonment 

In a retrial, Branch 3 of the Revolutionary Court of Tabriz sentenced Azerbaijani Turk Activist Abdollah Sadooghi to three years and six months in prison. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Abdollah Sadooghi was sentenced to three years and six months in prison. According to the verdict issued by Branch 3 […]

July 1, 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
Revolutionary Court Orders the Seizure of Singer’s House
Cultural

Revolutionary Court Orders the Seizure of Singer’s House

Recently, the Revolutionary Court ordered the confiscation of Iranian pop singer Hassan Shamaizadeh’s House in Tehran. The court cited “obtained by illegitimate means” as the reason. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, singer Hassan Shamaizadeh stated on social media that his house in Iran has been seized by the order of […]

July 4, 2022
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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