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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.





Saeid Shirzad’s Appeal Court Held in Tehran

HRANA News Agency – The appeal court session for Saeid Shirzad, prisoner in Ward 12 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj was held by Branch 54 of Tehran Appeals Court. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the appeal court session for Saeid Shirzad was held by Branch 54 […]

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 […]

Daemi Sisters Sentenced to 91 Days of Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – Daemi sisters (Athena, Ensieh and Haniyeh) were sentenced to three months and one day imprisonment each, by branch 1162 of Quds judiciary complex in Tehran. According to the decree, Ensieh and Haniyeh Daemi’s sentences have been suspended for one year. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in […]

A 12-Year-Old Boy Committed Suicide and Died in Shoosh

HRANA News Agency – Abbas Badavi, 12-year-old student living in the city of Shoosh, died in the hospital after committing suicide. His relatives, believe his expulsion from the school, is the reason of this kid’s suicide. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Abbas Badvi, a student from Shoosh, […]

At Least 8 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

HRANA News Agency – At least eight prisoners charged with “murder” were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. It is to say that, two other prisoners were executed in Tabriz Central Prison and one prisoner in Adel Abad prison, in Shiraz, on similar charges. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency […]

Habib Sasanian Deprived of Medical Treatment in Tabriz Prison

HRANA News Agency – Habib Sasanian, Ardabili poet, despite his illness and lack of proper treatment, is still being held in Tabriz Central Prison. After about a year of uncertainty, a bail of one billion IRR was issued for this prisoner, but as he is not able to provide it, he has to stay in […]

Aziz Samandari Released from Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Aziz Samandari, Baha’i citizen, was released from RajainShahr prison in Karaj. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Aziz Samandari was released after enduring five years imprisonment on Friday, April 14, 2017.

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.

6 Members of Erfan Halgheh Sued IRIB Over Publishing Disinformation

HRANA News Agency – Six members of Erfan Halgheh, attended the court of culture and media, and sued IRIB for broadcasting a documentary called “Ring of Satan” because of spreading lies. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), six members of Erfan Halgheh attended the fourth branch of the […]


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