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

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
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Elham Afkari Arrested in Shiraz
Freedom of Expression

Elham Afkari Arrested in Shiraz

Security forces arrested Elham Afkari in Shiraz and took her to an undisclosed location. She is the sister of Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari, who was executed on September 12, 2020, in Adel-Abad Prison despite serious ambiguities in his case and worldwide outcry to halt the execution. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights […]

November 10, 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 citizen Sanaz Tafazoli Arrested in Mashhad
Freedom of Expression

Baha’i citizen Sanaz Tafazoli Arrested in Mashhad

On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, the intelligence agents arrested Baha’i citizen Sanaz Tafazoli in Mashhad and took her to an undisclosed location. The agent searched her house and confiscated some of her and her son’s belongings. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Baha’i citizen Sanaz Tafazoli was arrested in Mashhad. After […]

November 25, 2022
Sepideh Gholian Briefed on New Charges
News

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
Spanish National Ana Baneira Arrested in Iran
Freedom of Expression

Spanish National Ana Baneira Arrested in Iran

During the nationwide protests, security forces arrested at least two Spanish nationals who are still in detention. 41-year-old Santiago Sanchez was arrested in Saqqez after visiting Mahsa Amini’s burial place. HRANA has identified the second individual as Ana Baneira, 24 years old. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Spanish citizen Ana Baneira, […]

November 9, 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
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
Nine Inmates Executed in Different Prisons
Executions

Nine Inmates Executed in Different Prisons

In recent days, nine inmates convicted of murder or drug-related crimes were executed in Kashan, Zahedan, Mashhad, Isfahan, Iranshahr and Hamedan. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on November 28, an inmate identified by his last name as Turkzadeh was executed in Hamedan Prison. He was previously convicted of murder. Haal […]

November 29, 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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