HRANA News Agency – Four decades after the establishment of the Special Court for the Clerics, the structure, activities and procedures of the court are still unclear. This report briefly examines the Special Court for the Clerics in its 4 decades of establishment, and with explaining the process of these courts, this report will attend […]

Prison Guards Broke the Hands and Legs of a Prisoner in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – The guards of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj have beaten a prisoner who informed other prisoners about the presence and intrusive inspection of prison guards by nosing. It is reported that in addition to apparent injury, his hands and feet have probably been broken. He was left in the middle of the […]

A Number of Students Arrested in Tehran / All Furloughs of Political Prisoners Canceled

HRANA News Agency – After a joint meeting between four members of the students’ union of Tehran University and the head of the university about releasing detained students, these four members of students’ union were arrested by the security forces. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), four students were […]

A Reported about the an Imprisoned Couple

HRANA News Agency – Hassan Sadeghi and Fateme Mosana, the imprisoned couple in the prisons of Rajai Shahr and Evin, were arrested in February 2012 due to holding the funeral ceremony for Mr. Sadeghi’s father, who was an opponent of the Iranian government and was arrested with his two children, 16 and 11 years old, […]

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 Zahedan Central Prison

HRANA News Agency – A 23-year-old prisoner was executed on charges of murder in the central prison of Zahedan. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a prisoner was executed on charge of murder in the central prison of Zahedan on December 19, 2017.

Hassan Betrani Arrested in Ahvaz

HRANA News Agency – An Ahwazi citizen named Hassan Betrani was arrested by Ahvaz Intelligence Office’s agents. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hassan Betrani was arrested at his father’s house in Alawi Street in Ahvaz, by Intelligence Office’s agents of this city.

Seven Death Row Sunni Prisoners Awaiting New Trial

HRANA News Agency – Seven Sunni prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj who had formerly been sentenced to death by the Supreme Court, are still in a state of uncertainty on the eve of the ninth year of their imprisonment. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), seven […]

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 […]

Imprisonment Sentences of Two Activists Upheld by Appeals Court

HRANA News Agency – The primitive court verdict for Ghasem Ghanbari and Mir Mohammad Miri, two political activists from the village of Dale in Gachsaran District, who had been previously sentenced to two years of imprisonment and lashes on charges of propaganda against the regime and insulting the leadership, was upheld by the third branch […]


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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