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Activism against repressive governments can often come with life-changing risks. Prison, torture, censorship and exile. Leaving behind your family and the country you call home, only to face the alienation and loneliness of life as a political refugee. The decision to speak out may have cost Iranian human rights activist Seyed Jamal Hosseini his life.





Ali Moezzi Faces New Charges and Has to Remain in Prison

HRANA News Agency – Ali Moezzi, ill political prisoner who should have been released on May 22 by the end of his sentence, faces another lawsuit on charge of propaganda against the regime for the second time. This prisoner has been transferred to Tehran prison after this case was opened for him. According to the […]

Deprivation of Education for Afrooz Zabihi, a Baha’i Student in Her Fifth Semester

HRANA News Agency – Fifth Term Civil Engineering student from Shahid Beheshti University, Baha’i Afrooz Zabihi, was banned from continuing her education after completing 90 credit hours, because of her religious faith. Miss Zabihi has several achievements in the Shining Genius Test in her name. According to HRANA, a close source to Miss Zabihi said “on […]

Marjan Davari’s Case Sent to the Supreme Court

HRANA News Agency – The case of Marjan Davari, a researcher and translator imprisoned at Rey Penitentiary (Qarchak Women’s Prison), who has been sentenced to death by accusations including membership in the newly-formed Sufist movement of Eckankar, after her objection in recent couple of weeks has been referred to Branch 47 of the Supreme Court. […]

A Juvenile Offender on Death Row since 11 Years Ago

HRANA News Agency – Yahya Firouzi is involved in a murder case with his older brother when he was 17 years old. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison and then to death. He is still being kept in an undecided condition and the complaints in the case has changed their address and are […]

A Juvenile Offender on Death Row since 11 Years Ago

HRANA News Agency – Yahya Firouzi is involved in a murder case with his older brother when he was 17 years old. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison and then to death. He is still being kept in an undecided condition and the complaints in the case has changed their address and are […]

Hossain Daneshmand Sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – Hossain Daneshmand, political prisoner of Sanandaj prison, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by branch number 4 of the court of appeal of Kurdistan province. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), branch number 4 of the court of appeal of Kurdistan province confirmed the sentence […]

Navid Khanjani Was Not Released, Has to Serve Another Year

HRANA News Agency – After 5 years in prison, while prison documents were showing that Navid Khanjani, education rights activist, was going to be released, he was told that one year in prison sentence for his case in Sarand camp in Tabriz, regarding helping victims of the earthquake had been executed and he should serve […]

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Released from Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, labour activist, was released from Rajai Shahr prison, on the International Labor Day. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Behnam Ebrahimzadeh was released from Rajai Shahr prison, on the International Labor Day, on May 1.

Arash Shoa Sharq Sentenced to Lashes

HRANA News Agency – Arash Shoa Sharq, 24-year-old journalist, has been sentenced to lashes and imprisonment by Branch 107 of the Penal Court of the city of Rasht. Mr. Shoa Sharq, who has the responsibility of “Gilan Noo”, or “New Gilan”, was tried on the complaint made by “one of the deposed directors of the […]


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