Citizen Killed in Direct Shooting by Military Forces

Citizen Killed in Direct Shooting by Military Forces

On November 28, 2022, in Shadegan, Khuzestan Province, military forces shot a citizen dead on suspicion of fuel smuggling. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, a citizen identified by HRANA as Musa Janami, age 28, was shot dead by military forces in Shadegan County. An informed source told HRANA that Janami […]

December 1, 2022
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Actress Soheila Golestani and Theatre Director Hamid Pourazari Arrested
Freedom of Expression

Actress Soheila Golestani and Theatre Director Hamid Pourazari Arrested

Recently, security forces arrested actress Soheila Golestani and theatre Director Hamid Pourazari. A few days ago, they and several other artists published a video in which they appear in front of the camera and women artists remove their headscarves to show their support for freedom and recent nationwide protests. Their whereabouts are still unknown. Since […]

November 30, 2022
Three Students Sentenced to a Total of 14 Years and 7 Months
Freedom of Expression

Three Students Sentenced to a Total of 14 Years and 7 Months

Three students at the University of Tehran, Azin Saeedi-Nasab, Mohammad Javaheri and Beniamin Moghadasi were sentenced to a total of 14 years and seven months. Additionally, Javaheri was sentenced to 74 lashes and prohibited from membership in civil and political groups and leaving the country for two years. According to HRANA, the news agency of […]

November 29, 2022
Baha'i Individual Homayoun Khanlari Arrested in Rasht
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Baha’i Individual Homayoun Khanlari Arrested in Rasht

On November 29, 2022, security forces arrested Baha’i citizen Homayoun Khanlari in Rasht, Gilan Province and took him to an undisclosed location. The agents searched his office and then his house and confiscated some of his belongings. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on November 29, 2022, Baha’i Homayoun Khanlari was […]

December 1, 2022
Sepideh Gholian Briefed on New Charges
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Sepideh Gholian Faced New Charges in Prison

Imprisoned civil rights activist Sepideh Gholian was briefed on the charges of a new legal case following the complaint of the Bushehr General Directorate of Prisons. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, imprisoned civil rights activist Sepideh Gholian was faced with the charges of “spreading falsehood, blasphemy, insulting and slandering government […]

November 25, 2022
Citizen Killed in Direct Shooting by Military Forces
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Citizen Killed in Direct Shooting by Military Forces

On November 28, 2022, in Shadegan, Khuzestan Province, military forces shot a citizen dead on suspicion of fuel smuggling. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, a citizen identified by HRANA as Musa Janami, age 28, was shot dead by military forces in Shadegan County. An informed source told HRANA that Janami […]

December 1, 2022
Executions

59 Human Rights Organizations Call for Abolition of Death Penalty for All Offences

On October 10, the 20th anniversary of the World Day Against the Death Penalty, Human Rights Activists in Iran and 58 other human rights organizations issued a joint statement to draw attention to gender bias and discrimination against women and LGBTQIA+, which can negatively impact the judicial process. They also called for the abolition of […]

October 10, 2022
Teacher Union Activist Jafar Ebrahimi Sentenced to Five Years
Freedom of Expression

Teacher Union Activist Jafar Ebrahimi Sentenced to Five Years

On November 27, the Tehran Court of Appeals upheld a five-year sentence against teacher union activist Jafar Ebrahimi. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, teacher union activist Jafar Ebrahimi was sentenced to five years in prison. In late October 2022, the Tehran Revolutionary court sentenced him to four years on the […]

November 28, 2022
Poet Alireza Adineh Arrested
Freedom of Expression

Poet Alireza Adineh Arrested

On November 30, 2022, security forces arrested Alireza Adineh, poet and a member of the Iranian Writers Association, in Tehran and took him to an undisclosed location. The agents searched his house and confiscated some of his belongings. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on November 30, 2022, poet Alireza Adineh […]

November 30, 2022
Two Inmates Executed in Bandar-Abbas and Ilam Prisons
Executions

Two Inmates Executed in Bandar Abbas and Ilam Prisons

On November 30, 2022, Bandar Abbas Prison officials executed an inmate convicted of drug-related crimes. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Haal Vsh, on November 30, 2022, an inmate identified as Parviz Barahooi, a resident of Zahedan, was executed in Bandar Abbas Prison. In 2017, the Revolutionary Court of Bandar […]

December 1, 2022
Azerbaijani Turk Activists Meysam and Mohammad Julani Arrested 
Ethnic Minorities

Azerbaijani Turk Activists Meysam and Mohammad Julani Arrested 

On September 22, security forces arrested Azerbaijani Turk activists Meysam Julani and Mohammad Julani and transferred them to an unidentified location. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on September 22, two Turk activists Meysam Julani and Mohammad  Julani were arrested in Ardabil. Their whereabouts and the charges against these individuals are […]

September 23, 2022
Several Individuals Arrested in Maku County
Environment

Several Individuals Arrested in Maku County

In Maku, West Azerbaijan Province, the Ministry of Intelligence summoned and arrested several individuals following a protest against government negligence to revive the Urmia Lake, which has been completely dried up. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, in recent days, several individuals were arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence due to […]

September 13, 2022
Rapper Emad Ghavidel Arrested
Cultural

Rapper Emad Ghavidel Arrested

On October 26, security forces arrested social rap singer Emad Ghavidel in Rasht, Gilan Province. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on October 26, rapper Emad Ghavidel was arrested at his workplace in Rasht. The reason for his arrest and whereabouts are still unknown. According to the latest available data gathered […]

October 28, 2022
Four School Students Arrested in Bonab and Bushehr
Children

Four School Students Arrested in Bonab and Bushehr

Recently, security forces arrested four school students during nationwide protests in Bonab and Bushehr. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, three school students identified as Azar Badiee, Ashkan Javidfar and Ali Vali-Mohammadi in Bonab, East Azerbaijan Province. According to an informed source, they were arrested for chanting slogans at school. They […]

October 25, 2022

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