Inmate Executed in Lakan Prison, Rasht

Inmate Executed in Lakan Prison, Rasht

At dawn on Wednesday, July 17th, the execution of a prisoner previously sentenced to death for murder was carried out in Lakan Prison, Rasht, according to a report by Iranian Human Rights Organization. His identity has been reported as “Taher Sadeghi.” According to the report, Taher Sadeghi was arrested about three years ago on charges […]

July 19, 2024
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Maryam Mehrabi Initiates Hunger Strike in Dolatabad Prison, Isfahan
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Maryam Mehrabi Initiates Hunger Strike in Dolatabad Prison, Isfahan

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Report on the Latest Status of Atefeh Rangriz in Shahroud Prison
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Asa'd Kakeh Arrested by Security Forces in Takab
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Father Sentenced to Three Years for Murder of Transgender Son
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Father Sentenced to Three Years for Murder of Transgender Son

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Amjad Bakhtiari Sentenced to Imprisonment and Flogging
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Inmate Executed in Lakan Prison, Rasht
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Inmate Executed in Lakan Prison, Rasht

At dawn on Wednesday, July 17th, the execution of a prisoner previously sentenced to death for murder was carried out in Lakan Prison, Rasht, according to a report by Iranian Human Rights Organization. His identity has been reported as “Taher Sadeghi.” According to the report, Taher Sadeghi was arrested about three years ago on charges […]

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Ethnic Minorities

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Seven Women Arrested in Bushehr Province for Social Media Modeling
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Seven Women Arrested in Bushehr Province for Social Media Modeling

Authorities in Bushehr Province have arrested seven women for sharing social media content related to modeling, according to Rokna. Their Instagram posts were removed, and electronic devices were confiscated. The arrests occurred as part of a police initiative called “Nour,” according to the police commander of Bushehr province. The seven women were reportedly involved in […]

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Father Sentenced to Three Years for Murder of Transgender Son
Children

Father Sentenced to Three Years for Murder of Transgender Son

In February of last year, the Criminal Court of Tabriz sentenced a man to three years in prison for the murder of his 17-year-old transgender son, sparing him from more severe punishment. According to the report by Rokna, the man killed his son, Parsa, because he wore makeup. During his trial, the father defended his […]

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