Journalist Hadi Kasaie Zadeh Arrested

Journalist Hadi Kasaie Zadeh Arrested

Hadi Kasaie Zadeh, a journalist, has been arrested by security forces and transferred to an unknown location, as reported by Didban Iran. The report does not specify the security institution responsible for Kasaie Zadeh’s arrest, the place of detention, or the charges against this journalist. In May of this year, Kasaie Zadeh was charged with […]

June 21, 2024
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Zhina Modarresi Gorji Receives 21-Year Prison Sentence
Freedom of Expression

Zhina Modarresi Gorji Receives 21-Year Prison Sentence

The Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj sentenced Zhina (Jina) Modarresi Gorji to 21 years in prison and mandated her exile, as reported by the Coordination Council of Iranian Teachers’ Trade Associations. The sentence comprises ten years for “forming illegal groups aimed at overthrowing the regime,” ten years for “collaborating with hostile countries and groups,” and one […]

May 28, 2024
Widespread Arrests at Islamic Azad University Central Tehran for Alleged Hijab Non-Compliance
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Widespread Arrests at Islamic Azad University Central Tehran for Alleged Hijab Non-Compliance

On May 26, multiple reports surfaced of the arrest of female students at Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch due to alleged non-compliance with hijab regulations. According to Amir Kabir news channel, at least 100 students were forcibly detained by police armed with guns and batons at the university gates. The students were taken to […]

May 27, 2024
Isfahan: Sentencing of Two Bahai Citizens from Imprisonment to Confiscation of Property
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Isfahan: Sentencing of Two Bahai Citizens from Imprisonment to Confiscation of Property

Arshia Rouhani and Hamid Monzavi Joshaghani, Bahai citizens residing in Isfahan, were sentenced by the Revolutionary Court of this city to five years in prison each, fines, confiscation of property, and additional punishments. Based on the verdict issued by Branch 1 of the Isfahan Revolutionary Court, presided over by Mohammadreza Tavakoli, each of these Bahá’í […]

June 21, 2024
Evin Prison Fire Case: Four Defendants Sentenced to Prison and Flogging
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Evin Prison Fire Case: Four Defendants Sentenced to Prison and Flogging

Luqman (Lughman) Aminpour, Meysam Dehbanzadeh, Majid Roshannejad, and Reza Salmanzadeh, four defendants in the so-called Evin Prison Fire case, were sentenced to a total of 33 years in prison and 518 lashes by Branch 1148 of the Tehran Criminal Court. Based on the verdict issued by Judge Jabbar Javadi Rami of Branch 1148 of the […]

June 20, 2024
Student Ehsan Faridi Arrested and Jailed in Tabriz Prison
Freedom of Expression

Student Ehsan Faridi Arrested and Jailed in Tabriz Prison

Ehsan Faridi, a student at Tabriz University, was arrested and transferred to Tabriz prison on Tuesday, June 18th, after being summoned to the General and Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office in this city. Based on reports received by HRANA, after appearing at this judicial institution, Faridi was arrested and transferred to the city’s prison. As of now, […]

June 20, 2024
Father Sentenced to Three Years for Murder of Transgender Son
Children

Father Sentenced to Three Years for Murder of Transgender Son

In February of last year, the Criminal Court of Tabriz sentenced a man to three years in prison for the murder of his 17-year-old transgender son, sparing him from more severe punishment. According to the report by Rokna, the man killed his son, Parsa, because he wore makeup. During his trial, the father defended his […]

May 22, 2024
Alarming Rise in Casualties Among Border Workers: Over 170 Kolbars and Fuel Carriers Dead or Injured in Two Months
Labor and Guilds

Alarming Rise in Casualties Among Border Workers: Over 170 Kolbars and Fuel Carriers Dead or Injured in Two Months

HRANA News Agency reports that from February 20 to April 19, 2024, the number of incidents causing death and injury among cross-border laborers (Kolbar) and fuel carriers (Sukhtbar) has significantly increased. During this period, at least 15 Kolbars in the border areas of Kermanshah, Kurdistan, and West Azerbaijan provinces, and 9 Sukhtbars in the southeastern border […]

April 28, 2024
Journalist Hadi Kasaie Zadeh Arrested
Freedom of Expression

Journalist Hadi Kasaie Zadeh Arrested

Hadi Kasaie Zadeh, a journalist, has been arrested by security forces and transferred to an unknown location, as reported by Didban Iran. The report does not specify the security institution responsible for Kasaie Zadeh’s arrest, the place of detention, or the charges against this journalist. In May of this year, Kasaie Zadeh was charged with […]

June 21, 2024
Execution of Inmate for Drug Offenses in Hamedan Prison
Executions

Execution of Inmate for Drug Offenses in Hamedan Prison

On June 12, 2024, an inmate convicted of drug offenses was executed at Hamedan Prison. The individual has been identified by HRANA as Homayoun Salami. No official sources or domestic media outlets within the country have provided coverage of these executions at the time of writing. In 2023, 66% of HRANA’s reports on executions lacked […]

June 13, 2024
Azerbaijani-Turk Activist Sayyad Mohammadian Arrested in Karaj
Ethnic Minorities

Azerbaijani-Turk Activist Sayyad Mohammadian Arrested in Karaj

On May 15, 2024, security forces arrested Sayyad Mohammadian, an Azerbaijani-Turk activist, at his residence in Karaj and transferred him to an undisclosed location. During the arrest, the agents conducted a thorough search and confiscated some of his belongings. The motives behind this arrest and his current whereabouts ARE unknown at this time. Mohammadian has […]

May 15, 2024
Five Arrested in Hashtrud for Environmental Protest
Environment

Five Arrested in Hashtrud for Environmental Protest

In Hashtrud, East Azerbaijan province, five individuals were detained by security forces following a protest against environmental damage. The detainees, identified by HRANA as Rahmat Saeedi, Jafar Sharifi, Davoud Sharifi, Hadi Sharifi, and Aghil Talebi, are residents of a village in Hashtrud County. They were protesting the ecological harm caused by local sandwashing workshops. The […]

May 23, 2024
Seven Women Arrested in Bushehr Province for Social Media Modeling
Cultural

Seven Women Arrested in Bushehr Province for Social Media Modeling

Authorities in Bushehr Province have arrested seven women for sharing social media content related to modeling, according to Rokna. Their Instagram posts were removed, and electronic devices were confiscated. The arrests occurred as part of a police initiative called “Nour,” according to the police commander of Bushehr province. The seven women were reportedly involved in […]

April 19, 2024
Father Sentenced to Three Years for Murder of Transgender Son
Children

Father Sentenced to Three Years for Murder of Transgender Son

In February of last year, the Criminal Court of Tabriz sentenced a man to three years in prison for the murder of his 17-year-old transgender son, sparing him from more severe punishment. According to the report by Rokna, the man killed his son, Parsa, because he wore makeup. During his trial, the father defended his […]

May 22, 2024

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