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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.





Mostafa Salimi Serving the 15th Year with no Certain Verdict

HRANA News Agency – The case of Mostafa Salimi, death row political prisoner, has been under investigation from three years ago. He started his fifteenth year of imprisonment and was exiled last year from Saghez prison to Sanandaj Central Prison. This issue has created many problems for him and his family. It is to say […]

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, […]

One Execution in Parsilon Prison of Khorram Abad

HRANA News Agency – On April 8, 2017, a prisoner who had been charged with possession and transportation of drugs was executed in Parsilon prison in Khorram Abad. Another prisoner with the same charge and sentence, was transferred to solitary confinement with him, who returned to the ward and was not executed. According to the report of […]

Siamak Mirzaee’s Case in Branch 36 of Appeal Court of Tehran

HRANA News Agency – The lawyer of Siamak Mirzaee, political prisoner in Evin, announced that his client’s appeal court was determined. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Siamak Mirzaee’s case has been sent to Branch 36 of Tehran Appeals Court headed by judge Zargar.

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.

The Appeal Court of 2 Labor Activists Held in Kurdistan

HRANA News Agency – On March 6, 2017, the appeal hearing of Mahmoud Salehi and Osman Ismaili was held in Kurdistan province. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the appeal hearing of Mahmoud Salehi and Osman Ismaili was held at the fourth branch of the Appeal Court in Kurdistan Province on […]

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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