Azerbaijani Turk Activists Meysam and Mohammad Julani Arrested 

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
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Women Rights Activist Avin Rasti Arrested
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Women Rights Activist Avin Rasti Arrested

Security forces arrested women rights activist Avin Rasti and transferred her to an unidentified location on September 20, 2022, for her participation in protests after the death of Mahsa Amini. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, women rights activist Avin Rasti was arrested in Mariwan, Kurdistan Province. Since the nationwide protests […]

September 21, 2022
Two Student Activists Kaveh and Yashar Daroshafa Imprisoned
Freedom of Expression

Two Student Activists Kaveh and Yashar Daroshafa Imprisoned

Two student activists Kaveh and Yashar Daroshafa were taken to Evin Prison to sever their sentences. Previously, judicial authorities had sentenced Kaveh and Yashar Daroshafa to 10 and 15 years respectively. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, two student activists Kaveh and Yashar Daroshafa were taken to Evin Prison for sentencing. […]

August 15, 2022
Women Rights Activist Avin Rasti Arrested
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Women Rights Activist Avin Rasti Arrested

Security forces arrested women rights activist Avin Rasti and transferred her to an unidentified location on September 20, 2022, for her participation in protests after the death of Mahsa Amini. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, women rights activist Avin Rasti was arrested in Mariwan, Kurdistan Province. Since the nationwide protests […]

September 21, 2022
Sepideh Gholian Hospitalized Following Hunger Strike
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Sepideh Gholian Hospitalized Following Hunger Strike

On September 13, 2022, imprisoned civil rights activist Sepideh Gholian was hospitalised following a hunger strike. Gholian went on hunger strike on September 10 as a protest against her imprisonment in exile and away from her city. Today, on September 15, she ended her hunger strike after prison officials promised to address her request for […]

September 15, 2022
One Kolbar Killed, Two Injured in Direct Shooting 
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One Kolbar Killed, Two Injured in Direct Shooting 

On September 16, 2022, the military forces killed a kolbar (cross-border carrier of goods) and injured two others in a  direct shooting incident at the Nowsud border area In Kurdistan Province. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, on September 16, 2022, the Iranian military shot a kolbar identified as […]

September 16, 2022
Two LGBTQ+ Rights Activists Sentenced to Death
Freedom of Expression

Urmia Revolutionary Court has sentenced Zahra Sedighi Hamedani and Elham Choobdar to death

The Revolutionary Court of Urmia sentenced Zahra Sedighi Hamedani and Elham Choobdar to death. The Media Center for Iran’s Judiciary cited the reason as “spreading corruption on earth through trafficking women to the Kurdistan region of Iraq.” However, many have expressed concern that the two were #LGBTQ+ advocates and the sentencing may be related to […]

September 6, 2022
HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran
Labor and Guilds

HRANA’s Daily Review of Protests in Iran

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at least three protests took place in Iran. For the second consecutive day, several medical assistants protested before the Ministry of Health in Tehran. The protestors mentioned the flaws in designing test questions for the medical certification exams as one of the reasons for their protest. A number of citizens […]

September 14, 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
Inmate Executed in Karaj Central Penitentiary
Executions

Inmate Executed in Karaj Central Penitentiary

On September 19, 2022, an inmate convicted of drug-related crimes was injured in Karaj Central Penitentiary, Alborz Province. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on September 19, 2022, the Karaj Central Penitentiary officials executed an inmate identified as Sirus Sha’alani, 22. This execution has not been reported by official sources and […]

September 20, 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
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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
Kermanshah Chief of Police: 1700 Women Taken to Custody for Violation of Islamic Veiling Rule
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Kermanshah Chief of Police: 1700 Women Taken to Custody for Violation of Islamic Veiling Rule

In recent days, Iran’s law enforcement has intensified the harassment of women in public for failing to observe the Islamic veiling rules, known as Hijab. The chief of police of Kermanshah Province announced that since the beginning of spring, police have taken into custody or summoned 1700 people due to their failure to observe compulsory […]

July 13, 2022
17-Years-Old Woman Beheaded by Her Husband
Children

17 Year Old Woman Beheaded by Her Husband

On February 5, 17 year old Mona Heydari was killed and beheaded by her husband in Ahvaz City. A video circulated on social media shows the man walking around the street with his wife’s head in his hand. Reportedly, the murderer saw it as an honor killing. These horrific pictures brought about a wave of […]

February 7, 2022

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