This leaflet contains the 2016’s analytical and statistical annual report on the human rights in Iran, prepared by the Department of Statistics and Publications of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI). This statistic analysis report presented by HRAI is the result of the daily efforts of this organization and its dedicated members as part of […]

Arash Sadeghi in Critical Health Condition in Evin Prison

HRANA New Agency – Arash Sadeghi, imprisoned civil activist in ward 350 of Evin prison, has advanced stomach bleeding, so that he is “no longer able to eat solid food”. This prisoner, who is suffering from aspiratory chronic inflammation disease (asthma), stomach bleeding and intestinal colitis, caused by long term hunger strike, is still in […]

Zia Nabavi Sent to Furlough

HRANA News Agency – On January 17, 2017, Zia Nabavi was sent to furlough from Semnan prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 17, 2017, Zia Nabavi was sent to the 3-day furlough from Semnan prison.

Shahnaz Akmali Released on the Bail

HRANA News Agency – Shahnaz Akmali, Mostafa Karimbaigi’s mother, whose son was one of the victims of aftermath of presidential election of 2009 who was released on the bail temporarily from Evin prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shahnaz Akmali was released temporarily on a bail of 1 billion […]

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, […]

A Prisoner Executed in Minab Prison

HRANA News Agency – By the judicial process, Abdulhakim Kohkan, one of the prisoners of drug related crimes in Minab prison, was executed. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Abdulhakim Kohkan, from Balouchestan who was accused of carrying and storing 2 kilos heroin, after judicial procedures and in […]

4 Turkish Activists Sentenced to a Total of 45 Years in Prison

HRANA News Agency – The General and Revolutionary Court of Baharestan town, in Tehran, convicted four Turkish activists to a total of 45 years imprisonment and exile. Although the convictions have been made based on charges of organizing illegal groups, but the court documents indicate that they had no violent activities and they have been […]

Bahais of Rowshan Kooh Village Being Forced to Leave Their Land

HRANA News Agency – Most residents of Rowshan Kooh village of Mazandaran province are of the Baha’i Faith, and this issue, in recent years, has been the cause of discrimination, especially in the field of construction in the village. In the last instance the Department of Natural Resources of Mazandaran has claimed the forest land […]

3 Workers Arrested in Shiraz

HRANA News Agency – Three labour activists in Fars province were arrested by the security forces in Shiraz. There is no information about these activists’ situation and whereabouts. According the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Shahab Karin Aghaei, Jafar Pazhoheshpour, and Hossein Esmaeili were arrested in front of Job Centre […]

Two Telegram Activists Arrested in Mahabad

HRANA News Agency – Heiva Kiaei and Mehdi Salahi, two telegram activists, were arrested by security forces in Mahabad and were taken to an unknown location. Their “Telegram” channel had published issues relevant to workers and child labor. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Heiva Kiaei and Mehdi […]


Civil Society Institutions, Society’s Need and Todays Necessity

December 30, 2016

Peace Line Monthly / Hossein Raeesi – Certainly complexity of social relations and diversity of social and individual needs for long has strengthen the necessity for a society, that would not be able to fulfill all its needs, pass all its barriers and problems and earn the public trust, without the existence of the civil society institutes.


Journalists’ and Media Activists’ Opinion about HRANA

September 19, 2016

Peace Line Monthly – “Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA)” which serves as the first professional human rights news agency in Iran, has announced its purpose: informing and educating the public in a way that benefits the victims of human rights violations. How has this news agency which is a compilation of journalism principles with […]



March 17, 2017

On Thursday, March 16, Justice for Iran and 40 other NGOs addressed a joint statement to the permanent representatives of member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Read the full text below: To: Permanent representatives of member states of the Human Rights Council Your Excellency,  We, the undersigned cross-regional group of human rights civil […]

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