HRANA News Agency – Human Rights Activists in Iran released Hafez application to support the free flow of information, promote the safety of Iranian users, as well as legal support to victims of human rights abuses in Iran. Hafez application is a multi-functional application that is now available for Android phones.

Afshin Baymani; Serving Since 17 Years Ago

HRANA News Agency – Afshin Baymani, a prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, has been imprisoned since about 17 years ago. He was sentenced to death in 2000 on charge of Moharebeh which was confirmed in the appeal court but was reduced to life imprisonment after six years. According to the report of Human […]

Three Student Activists Sentenced to Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – Mohsen Haghshenas, student of Stage Designing at Tehran University, was convicted by Tehran Revolutionary Court on charges of gathering and collusion with the intention of committing a crime against the security of the country and disturbing public order by taking part in illegal gatherings, to two years imprisonment. Leila Hossein Zadeh […]

Three Activists Released on the Bail

HRANA News Agency – Sepideh Farhan, Azham Jangravi and Narges Hosseini, civil activists, were released from prison on the bail. Ms. Jangravi and Ms. Hosseini were among the women who were arrested in protest against the forced hijab, and Ms. Farahan was among the detainees in the recent protests in the country. According to the […]

Hamze Noorzehi; Death Row Juvenile Offender in Zahedan Prison

HRANA News Agency – Two Afghan juvenile offenders who were born and grew up in Iran, were tried for drug possession while they were under the age of 18 and eventually one of them was sentenced to death in Zahedan. They claim that they have been tortured and the officers hung them from the ceiling […]

A Prisoner Executed in Khoy Prison

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner was executed on charge of “rape” in the Central Prison of Khoy. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a prisoner was executed on charge of “rape” in the Central Prison of Khoy on March 11, 2018.

Four Arab Civilians Arrested in Ramshir

HRANA News Agency – Four people from the city of Ramshir were arrested by the Khuzestan Intelligence Office’s agents and were transferred to the central prison of Ahvaz after two weeks of being held in the detention center of this Office. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the […]

Two Detained Christians Still Held in Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Majid Reza Souzanchi Kashani and Fatemeh Mohammadi, two Iranian Christians living in Tehran, are still in an unknown condition, after several months of detention. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Majid Reza Souzanchi and Fatemeh Mohammadi, two Iranian Christians, who were arrested by the […]

Reza Shahabi Released by the End of His Sentence

HRANA News Agency – A prominent labor activist, Reza Shahabi, was released from Evin Prison by the end of his sentence. During his jail time, he went through several strokes and hunger strikes. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Reza Shahabi, a prominent labor activist and member of […]

Ali Qadiri Sentenced to Imprisonment in Two Separate Cases

HRANA News Agency – Ali Qadiri who had been detained in recent protests in Tabriz, was sentenced to suspended imprisonment in two separate cases. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ali Qadiri was sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment and 6 months imprisonment in two separate cases. 


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 […]


Statement by a number of independent labor organizations about recent protests

January 2, 2018

HRANA News Agency- Five independent labor organizations issued an statement declaring their support for people and added “The full text of this joint statement, which a copy has been made available to HRANA, is as follow: “It should be self-evident that ignoring the demands of workers and toiling people of Iran by resorting to demagoguery […]

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