Iran Protests: Student Ali Fatahi Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Iran Protests: Student Ali Fatahi Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

The Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced Ali Fatahi, a chemical engineering student at the University of Science and Technology, to three years in prison. Fatahi was arrested amid nationwide protests by IRGC forces. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Iranian Students’ Union, student Ali Fatahi was sentenced to three years […]

February 1, 2023
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Children's Rights Activist Mahya Vahedi Arrested
Freedom of Expression

Children’s Rights Activist Mahya Vahedi Arrested

On January 15, security forces arrested children’s rights activist Mahya Vahedi. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Mahya Vahedi was arrested. Her brother, Meisam Vahedi, wrote on his page on social media, “My sister was arrested at her workplace without giving any explanation. The agents confiscated some of her electronic devices.” […]

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Freedom of Expression

Maryam Derisi Sentenced to over 22 Months in Prison

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Baha'i Citizen Sepehr Ziaei Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
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Iran Protests: Six People Arrested in Piranshahr
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Iran Protests: Non-binary Teenager Raha Ajodani Arrested
Children

Iran Protests: Non-binary Teenager Raha Ajodani Arrested

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Four Teacher Union Activists Sentenced to Imprisonment
Freedom of Expression

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Iran Protests: Student Ali Fatahi Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
Freedom of Expression

Iran Protests: Student Ali Fatahi Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

The Tehran Revolutionary Court sentenced Ali Fatahi, a chemical engineering student at the University of Science and Technology, to three years in prison. Fatahi was arrested amid nationwide protests by IRGC forces. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting the Iranian Students’ Union, student Ali Fatahi was sentenced to three years […]

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Azerbaijani Turk activist Hadi Navazi Sentence to Nine Months
Ethnic Minorities

Azerbaijani Turk activist Hadi Navazi Sentence to Nine Months

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At least Five Animal Rights Activists Arrested
Environment

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Cultural

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Iran Protests: 16-Year-Old Teen Sentenced to Imprisonment and Paying a Fine
Children

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