This leaflet contains the 2016’s analytical and statistical annual report on the human rights in Iran, prepared by the Department of Statistics and Publications of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI). This statistic analysis report presented by HRAI is the result of the daily efforts of this organization and its dedicated members as part of […]

Arash Sadeghi Suffers from Intestinal Colitis

HRANA News Agency – Arash Sadeghi, civil rights activist, who is imprisoned in ward 350 of Evin prison, and was suffering from Asthma and stomach bleeding, following his long hunger strike, is diagnosed with intestinal colitis as well. Despite approval of the prosecutor, the IRGC still prevent him from being transferred to a hospital and […]

Zia Nabavi Sent to Furlough

HRANA News Agency – On January 17, 2017, Zia Nabavi was sent to furlough from Semnan prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 17, 2017, Zia Nabavi was sent to the 3-day furlough from Semnan prison.

The Court Acquitted Atena Daemi’s Sisters

HRANA News Agency – Two sisters of Atena Daemi, imprisoned human rights defender, were acquitted of the accusations made by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, based on a warrant issued recently by Shahid Moghadas Court, in Evin. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ensieh and Hanieh Daemi, two sisters […]

A 12-Year-Old Boy Committed Suicide and Died in Shoosh

HRANA News Agency – Abbas Badavi, 12-year-old student living in the city of Shoosh, died in the hospital after committing suicide. His relatives, believe his expulsion from the school, is the reason of this kid’s suicide. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Abbas Badvi, a student from Shoosh, […]

8 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

HRANA News Agency – At least 8 prisoners, mostly charged with murder, were hanged in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj. Among them one prisoner was returned to his ward after getting deadline from the plaintiff. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the death sentences of at least 8 […]

A 17-Year-Old Activist Arrested in Ahvaz

HRANA News Agency – Ali Kab Aamir, 17, from Kian Abad in Ahvaz was arrested by the Ahvaz intelligence office at his house. The hand of the teenager broke while being arrested as a result of his resistance and protest of his family. It is said that his mother was shocked and is hospitalized due […]

“I Counted Neither as Dead Nor as Alive”; A Report about 7 Years of Imprisonment of Shir-Ahmad Shirani

HRANA News Agency – Shir-Ahmad Shirani, Baluch prisoner who is serving the 7th year of his 22 years of imprisonment sentence in exile in Ardabil, have a shocking story about tortures that he experienced and violation of his rights as a human being. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shir-Ahmad […]

3 Workers Arrested in Shiraz

HRANA News Agency – Three labour activists in Fars province were arrested by the security forces in Shiraz. There is no information about these activists’ situation and whereabouts. According the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Shahab Karin Aghaei, Jafar Pazhoheshpour, and Hossein Esmaeili were arrested in front of Job Centre […]

Mehdi Khazali Arrested in Tehran

HRANA News Agency – On February 5, 2017, Mehdi Khazali was arrested at his workplace and was transferred to Ward 350 of Evin Prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi Khazali was arrested in front of the Hayan publishing house by the order of Tehran prosecutor and transferred to Shahid Moghadas court in Evin […]


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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