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.

Abdulfattah Soltani Returned to Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Abdulfattah Soltani, a lawyer and prominent human rights defender who is enduring his seventh year of imprisonment, went to Evin Prison by the end of his furlough. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Abdulfattah Soltani, prisoner in Evin Prison, who was on leave from […]

3 Political Prisoners Released in Hamedan and Tehran

HRANA News Agency – Majid Rahmat Abadi and Farshid Tajmiri, two students who had been detained in the recent protests, were released on the bail from Hamedan Prison. Ali Shariati, political prisoner, was also released on parole after serving three years of his 5-year imprisonment. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency […]

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 […]

At Least 6 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – At least six inmates were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. The main charge of these people was murder and they had been sentenced to retaliation. These prisoners were sent to the gallows in the form of a group of 13 people, seven of whom were able to obtain a […]

Sakhi Rigi on the Verge of His 9th Year in Prison

HRANA News Agency – Sakhi Rigi, Baluch blogger and political activist who has been exiled to Ahvaz Prison, is on the verge of his 9th year in prison. He has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on charge of spreading lies and acts against the national security in 2009. This sentence is one of the heaviest […]

Suleiman Pirooti Suffers from Cancer in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

HRANA News Agency – After being transferred to the hospital, Suleiman Pirooti, a Sunni prisoner of Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj, has been diagnosed with cancer. The prisoner had been suffering from pain and had reported this to prison officials for a long time, but had not received medical treatment. In addition to cancer, this […]

Mokhtar Asadi’s Parole Was Rejected by the Court

HRANA News Agency – Mokhtar Asadi’s request for parole was refused. He is a member of the Kurdish Teachers’ Association, who is serving a one-year imprisonment in Evin prison on charges of propaganda against the regime. According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the parole of Mokhtar Asadi, Trade […]

13 Detainees of Recent Protests Summoned to the Court in Tonekabon

HRANA News Agency – Thirteen protesters who had been arrested in recent protests by security forces, were summoned to Tonekabon Justice Office. The allegations were announced as; “participating in illegal gatherings”, “insulting the leadership”, “disrupting public order”, and “propaganda against the regime”. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), […]


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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