Student Farzad Marzbani Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Student Farzad Marzbani Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

The Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced student Farzad Marzbani to three years imprisonment. Marzbani is a student at Payame Noor University-Shemiranat Branch. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Iranian Students’ Union, student Farzad Marzbani was sentenced to three years in prison on the charge of “assembly and collusion to act […]

December 9, 2022
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Actress Soheila Golestani and Theatre Director Hamid Pourazari Arrested
Freedom of Expression

Actress Soheila Golestani and Theatre Director Hamid Pourazari Arrested

Recently, security forces arrested actress Soheila Golestani and theatre Director Hamid Pourazari. A few days ago, they and several other artists published a video in which they appear in front of the camera and women artists remove their headscarves to show their support for freedom and recent nationwide protests. Their whereabouts are still unknown. Since […]

November 30, 2022
Student Farzad Marzbani Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
Freedom of Expression

Student Farzad Marzbani Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

The Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced student Farzad Marzbani to three years imprisonment. Marzbani is a student at Payame Noor University-Shemiranat Branch. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Iranian Students’ Union, student Farzad Marzbani was sentenced to three years in prison on the charge of “assembly and collusion to act […]

December 9, 2022
Baha'i Citizen Farbod Alavi Arrested
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Baha’i Citizen Farbod Alavi Arrested

On December 4, 2022, security forces arrested Baha’i citizen Farbod Alavi and jailed him in Evin Prison. The agents searched his house and confiscated some of his belongings. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on December 4, 2022, Baha’i Farbod Alavi was arrested at his house in Tehran. Alavi was allowed […]

December 9, 2022
Four Political Prisoners Coerced to Make TV Confession
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Four Political Prisoners Coerced to Make TV Confession

Recently, Iran’s state TV broadcasted coerced confessions of four political prisoners Mohsen Mazloum, Pejman Fatehi, Vafa Azarbar and Hajir Faramarzi. On July 23, 2022, these individuals were arrested in Urmia County. After three months of detention, their lawyer is still denied access to the clients and legal case documents. According to HRANA, the news agency […]

December 7, 2022
Four Political Prisoners Coerced to Make TV Confession
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Four Political Prisoners Coerced to Make TV Confession

Recently, Iran’s state TV broadcasted coerced confessions of four political prisoners Mohsen Mazloum, Pejman Fatehi, Vafa Azarbar and Hajir Faramarzi. On July 23, 2022, these individuals were arrested in Urmia County. After three months of detention, their lawyer is still denied access to the clients and legal case documents. According to HRANA, the news agency […]

December 7, 2022
Executions

59 Human Rights Organizations Call for Abolition of Death Penalty for All Offences

On October 10, the 20th anniversary of the World Day Against the Death Penalty, Human Rights Activists in Iran and 58 other human rights organizations issued a joint statement to draw attention to gender bias and discrimination against women and LGBTQIA+, which can negatively impact the judicial process. They also called for the abolition of […]

October 10, 2022
Four Teacher Union Activists Sentenced to Imprisonment
Freedom of Expression

Four Teacher Union Activists Sentenced to Imprisonment

The Sanandaj Revolutionary Court sentenced four teacher union activists of Divandarreh, Omid Shah-Mohammadi, Parviz Ahsani, Kaveh Mohammadzadeh and Hiva Ghoreishi to imprisonment. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Coordination Council of Iranian Teachers’ Trade Associations, the Sanandaj Revolutionary Court sentenced Omid Shah-Mohammadi to five years in prison on the […]

December 2, 2022
Student Farzad Marzbani Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
Freedom of Expression

Student Farzad Marzbani Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

The Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced student Farzad Marzbani to three years imprisonment. Marzbani is a student at Payame Noor University-Shemiranat Branch. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Iranian Students’ Union, student Farzad Marzbani was sentenced to three years in prison on the charge of “assembly and collusion to act […]

December 9, 2022
Iran Protests: Mohsen Shekari Executed over Protest
Executions

Iran Protests: Mohsen Shekari Executed over Protests

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Azerbaijani Turk activist Hadi Navazi Sentence to Nine Months
Ethnic Minorities

Azerbaijani Turk activist Hadi Navazi Sentence to Nine Months

The Revolutionary Court sentenced jailed Azerbaijani Turk activist Hadi Navazi to nine months in prison. In mid-September 2022, security forces arrested and jailed him at the Great Tehran Penitentiary. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Azerbaijani Turk activist Hadi Navazi was sentenced to nine months in prison on the charge of […]

December 5, 2022
At least Five Animal Rights Activists Arrested
Environment

At least Five Animal Rights Activists Arrested

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December 1, 2022
Rapper Emad Ghavidel Arrested
Cultural

Rapper Emad Ghavidel Arrested

On October 26, security forces arrested social rap singer Emad Ghavidel in Rasht, Gilan Province. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on October 26, rapper Emad Ghavidel was arrested at his workplace in Rasht. The reason for his arrest and whereabouts are still unknown. According to the latest available data gathered […]

October 28, 2022
Four School Students Arrested in Bonab and Bushehr
Children

Four School Students Arrested in Bonab and Bushehr

Recently, security forces arrested four school students during nationwide protests in Bonab and Bushehr. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, three school students identified as Azar Badiee, Ashkan Javidfar and Ali Vali-Mohammadi in Bonab, East Azerbaijan Province. According to an informed source, they were arrested for chanting slogans at school. They […]

October 25, 2022

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