HRANA Recap: This Week’s Protests in Iran

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, a number of protests took place this week in Iran, many of which were continuations of ongoing movements.  Read our recap below for details, photos, and videos from the demonstrations.   Saturday, November 20 A number of workers and retirees assembled in the Worker House […]

November 26, 2021
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Narges Mohammadi Still in Solitary Confinement After One Week
News

Narges Mohammadi Still in Solitary Confinement One Week After Arrest

Civil activist and spokesperson of the Defenders of Human Rights Center Narges Mohammadi is still in detention in Ward 209 of Evin Prison a week after her arrest. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Mohammadi was arrested on November 16, during a ceremony honoring Ebrahim Ketabdar who was killed by security […]

November 23, 2021
Kamyar Fakoor Sentenced to Imprisonment and Flogging
Labor and Guilds

Kamyar Fakoor Sentenced to Eight Months Imprisonment and Flogging

Workers’ rights activist Kamyar Fakoor was sentenced to 50 lashes, eight months imprisonment and paying a fine of 15 million tomans. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, the verdict has been suspended for 5 years. Branch 26 of the Tehran revolutionary court, headed by judge Mahmood Haj Moradi, sentenced Kamyar Fakoor […]

November 3, 2021
Pedram Abhar's House Searched While He Is in Detention in an Unidentified Detention Center
News

Pedram Abhar’s House Searched While He Remains Detained in Unknown Detention Center

On Tuesday, November 23, security forces raided and searched Baha’i citizen Pedram Abhar’s house in Tehran. On November 21, security forces arrested Pedram Abhar at his father’s home in Shiraz. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, at the time of arrest, they also searched the house and confiscated several family belongings […]

November 24, 2021
Vahedian Shahroudi in Detention After 84 Days Despite Poor Health Condition
News

Vahedian Shahroudi Still in Detention After 84 Days Despite Poor Health Condition

After 84 days, writer, educator and civil activist Abbas Vahedian Shahroudi is still in a Ministry of Intelligence detention center in Mashhad. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Shahroudi suffers from a severe infection in the gums and teeth but has been deprived of adequate medical treatment throughout his detention. In […]

November 26, 2021
Soldier Committed Fatal Firearm Suicide
News

NAJA Soldier Saman Dashti Fatally Shoots Himself with Guard’s Gun

On Tuesday, November 23, a soldier who was serving in NAJA committed suicide with a firearm. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Rokna News, the soldier has been identified as Saman Dashti. “Saman was working in the kitchen and his service in the army had already ended. He was just […]

November 26, 2021
HRANA LGBT prisoners in Iran
LGBTQ+

Fifteen LGBTQ+ Prisoners Being Held in Wards 2 and 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, there are about 15 inmates imprisoned on LGBTQ+ related charges in Wards 2 and 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. Ironically named the “cultural ward” by its residents, Ward 10 is where inmates convicted of crimes such as robbery, murder and membership in ISIS […]

October 20, 2021
Freedom of Expression

HRANA Recap: This Week’s Protests in Iran

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, a number of protests took place this week in Iran, many of which were continuations of ongoing movements.  Read our recap below for details, photos, and videos from the demonstrations.   Saturday, November 20 A number of workers and retirees assembled in the Worker House […]

November 26, 2021
Freedom of Expression

HRANA Recap: This Week’s Protests in Iran

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, a number of protests took place this week in Iran, many of which were continuations of ongoing movements.  Read our recap below for details, photos, and videos from the demonstrations.   Saturday, November 20 A number of workers and retirees assembled in the Worker House […]

November 26, 2021
Executions

Three Inmates Executed in Rajai Shahr and Kerman Prisons

This week, in addition to juvenile offender Arman Abdolali, three inmates were executed in Rajai Shahr and Kerman Prisons. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting ISNA, an inmate who was previously convicted of murder was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj on Wednesday, November 24. At the same time, three […]

November 26, 2021
Turk (Azerbaijani) activist Parviz Siabi Sentence to 16 years imprisonment
Ethnic Minorities

Azerbaijani Turk Activist Parviz Siabi Sentenced to 16 Years Imprisonment

Recently, Azerbaijani Turk activist Parviz Siabi was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Siabi was arrested amid the protests of July of this year in Tabriz, which was held in support of the nationwide Khuzestan protests. Branch 1 of Ardabil Revolutionary Court sentenced 75-year-old resident of […]

November 22, 2021
Thousands Demonstrate Against Mismanagement of the Water supply in Isfahan
Environment

Thousands Demonstrate Against Water Mismanagement in Isfahan

On Friday, November 19, thousands of citizens and farmers assembled and protested in the dried up stretches of the river Zayandeh-rud in Isfahan. Since last Sunday, these farmers have been on a sit-down strike in protest of authorities’ ongoing mismanagement of the water supply. They ask for their water supply for the fall wheat planting […]

November 19, 2021
Retired Educator and Union activist Latif Roozikhah Sentence to Seven Months Imprisonment
Cultural

Retired Educator and Union activist Latif Roozikhah Sentenced to Seven Months Imprisonment

The Revolutionary Court of Jolfa City recently sentenced retired educator and union activist Latif Roozikhah to seven months imprisonment. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Roozikhah was asked to appear at the court on November 10. He was sentenced to seven months in prison on a charge of “propaganda against the […]

November 22, 2021
Teen Offender Arman Abdolali Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison
Children

Juvenile Offender Arman Abdolali Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

Earlier this Wednesday, November 24, juvenile offender Arman Abdolali was executed in Rajai Shahr Prison. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Abdolali was relocated to a solitary confinement cell yesterday as a regular procedure before carrying out the execution, and then executed in the morning. Judiciary Media Center announced that on […]

November 24, 2021

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