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 […]

A Report about Hassan Rastgari’s Situation in Uremia Prison

HRANA News Agency – Hassan Rastegari Majd, Iranian-Turkish citizen and political prisoner in Urmia Central Prison, who has been sentenced to 24 years in three separate cases, has an unfavorable medical condition. The prisoner who had gone on hunger strike in protest against his legal situation, accused the judicial authorities and in particular prosecutor’s office […]

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 […]

Evin Prison’s Clinic Refusing to Treat Atena Daemi

Herana News Agency – While social networks in recent days are reporting and following the status of Alireza Rajaie, a former political prisoner whose illness led to advanced cancer due to lack of attention from prison authorities, and in spite of the fact that the judiciary’s spokesman does not admit their responsibility for such deficiencies, […]

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 […]

At Least One Prisoner Executed in Ardebil

HRANA News Agency – At least one prisoner was executed in the central prison of Ardebil on September 18, 2017. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least one prisoner was executed on charge of rape in the central prison of Ardebil on September 18, 2017.

8 Arab Activists Sentenced to Death and Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – Ahwaz Revolutionary Court sentenced two defendants to death on charge of forming “Jond al-Farooq”, and sentenced another 6 defendants from 3 to 25 years imprisonment. The eight defendants are from Arab community of Khuzestan Province who have been detained since 2015. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency […]

Dozens Arrested and Summoned in Ahwaz

HRANA News Agency – Dozens of Arab civilians have been arrested by security forces in different parts of Ahwaz. Local sources estimate the number of detainees to be 24 in addition to 9 other who have been summoned. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), security forces arrested a large number of […]

Mokhtar Asadi Arrested in Tehran

HRANA News Agency – Mokhtar Asadi, member of the Teachers’ Trade Union of Kurdistan who had referred to the Revolutionary Court of Tehran for pursuing his bail was arrested on September 18, 2017. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mokhtar Asadi, activist and a member of the Teachers’ Trade Union […]

Protestors Arrested in front of Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj

HRANA News Agency – While the situation of detainees in hall 10 of Rajai Shahr prison still remains unclear, a number of civil activists were also present in front of the prison to show their solidarity with them on September 13, 2017. The peaceful presence of these activists was drawn to violence by police forces […]


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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