Two Inmates Executed in Adel-Abad and Khorramabad Prisons

Two Inmates Executed in Adel-Abad and Khorramabad Prisons

On January 18, an inmate previously convicted for murder was executed in Adel-Abad Prison in Shiraz City. Yesterday, he had been relocated to a solitary confinement cell as procedure for carrying out the execution. Also last Sunday, an inmate who was convicted for murder was executed in Khorramabad Prison. According to HRANA, the news agency […]

January 18, 2022
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Leila Hosseinzadeh
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Leila Hosseinzadeh Arrested Violently In Shiraz

On Tuesday, December 7, student activist and former political prisoner, Leila Hosseinzadeh, was violently arrested by security forces in Shiraz. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Hosseinzadeh was on a trip in Shiraz City and staying at her relative’s house. The house was raided by 15 security agents. During the arrest, […]

December 8, 2021
Leila Hosseinzadeh
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Leila Hosseinzadeh Arrested Violently In Shiraz

On Tuesday, December 7, student activist and former political prisoner, Leila Hosseinzadeh, was violently arrested by security forces in Shiraz. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Hosseinzadeh was on a trip in Shiraz City and staying at her relative’s house. The house was raided by 15 security agents. During the arrest, […]

December 8, 2021
Baha'is citizen Sina Shahri Arrested By the Ministry of Intelligence's Agents
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Baha’i Citizen Sina Shahri Arrested By Agents of Ministry of Intelligence

Baha’i citizen Sina Shahri, resident of Tabriz, was arrested by intelligence agents and transferred to an unidentified location. Agents arrested him at his home, searched his house and confiscated some of his personal belongings including documents and books about the Baha’i faith. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, the reasons for […]

January 18, 2022
The Court of Appeals Upheld the Order of Seizure of Fatemeh Mosanna and Hassan Sadeghi's House
Freedom of Expression

The Court of Appeals Upheld the Order of Seizure of Fatemeh Mosanna and Hassan Sadeghi’s House

The Court of Appeals of Tehran Province upheld the initial order to seize the personal property of two political prisoners, Fatemeh Mosanna and Hassan Sadeghi. Recently, agents of Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order seized the couple’s house. The two prisoners have been sentenced by the Revolutionary Court to a combined 30 years in prison, seizure […]

January 17, 2022
One Kolbar Killed, Another Injured by the Direct Shooting of Regime’s Military Forces
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One Kolbar Killed, Another Injured in Direct Shooting by Regime Military Forces

On January 6, at a border area in Nosud, Kermanshah Province, two Kolbars (cross-border carriers) were killed and injured in a direct shooting by regime military forces. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, military forces killed one Kolbar and injured the other. The Kolbars were identified by the first […]

January 7, 2022
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
Five Workers Killed and Six Other Injured Due to Unsafe Workplace Conditions
Labor and Guilds

Five Workers Killed and Six Others Injured Due to Unsafe Workplace Conditions

On January 12, five workers lost their lives in six separate workplace accidents and six more were severely injured due to unsafe workplace conditions. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting ILNA, in Kermanshah city, a 34 year old construction worker fell from the seventh floor of a building under construction […]

January 14, 2022
Armin Esperlous Sentenced to One Year In Prison
Freedom of Expression

Armin Esperlous Sentenced to One Year In Prison

On January 15, Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj sentenced Armin Esperlous, resident of Sanandaj City, to one year in prison. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, Esperlous, an environmental activist, was sentenced on the charge of “collaboration with an anti-regime political party”. On September 29, 2021, […]

January 18, 2022
Two Inmates Executed in Adel-Abad and Khorramabad Prisons
Executions

Two Inmates Executed in Adel-Abad and Khorramabad Prisons

On January 18, an inmate previously convicted for murder was executed in Adel-Abad Prison in Shiraz City. Yesterday, he had been relocated to a solitary confinement cell as procedure for carrying out the execution. Also last Sunday, an inmate who was convicted for murder was executed in Khorramabad Prison. According to HRANA, the news agency […]

January 18, 2022
Three and Five Years Imprisonment Against Tamuli Torfi and Childawi Upheld by the Court of Appeals
Ethnic Minorities

Three and Five Years Imprisonment Against Tamuli Torfi and Childawi Upheld by the Court of Appeals

Branch 13 of the Court of Appeals of Khuzestan Province upheld the verdict of Saleh Tamuli Torfi (Munabi) and Abdullah Childawi. These citizens were previously sentenced to a combined eight years in prison. The three years for Karim Torfi and 5 years for Childawi is enforceable according to Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code. […]

January 7, 2022
Zahra Mohammadi Jailed to Endure her Five Years Sentence
Environment

Zahra Mohammadi Sent to Jail to Serve Five Year Sentence

On January 8, civil activist Zahra Mohammadi was sent to the women’s ward of the Correctional Center of Sanandaj City to endure her five year imprisonment. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, Mohammadi was arrested by security forces on May 23, 2019. After more than six months in detention, […]

January 10, 2022
Turkish-Farsi Book Fair Prevented by Authorities in Marand City
Cultural

Turkish-Farsi Book Fair Prevented by Authorities in Marand City

A permit previously granted to a Turkish-Farsi book fair was revoked by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Marand City only a day before launch.  According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance is in charge of granting permits for cultural events and prevented […]

December 9, 2021
Four Children From Nomadic Communities Injured Severely in a Landmine Blast Accident
Children

Four Children From Nomadic Communities Severely Injured in a Landmine Accident

On January 6, four children in Mehran County, Ilam Province were severely injured due to a landmine explosion. Each year, explosive remnants of landmines from the Iraq-Iran War cause the death or injury of many people at border areas. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Mehr News Agency, four children […]

January 7, 2022

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