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 […]

Prisoners Face Different Problems in Central Prison of Sanandaj

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners of Central Prison of Sanandaj face numerous problems which have doubled their suffering. The severity of these problems in some cases also led to prisoners’ hunger strike. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), despite the judiciary system’s propaganda, Central Prison of Sanandaj has […]

No Information about Payam Shakiba after Being Arrested

HRANA News Agency – Payam Shakiba, former member of the Islamic Society of Zanjan University and student of Allameh Tabatabai University has been arrested by the security forces, after leaving his house in Tehran, and was taken to an unknown location. So far, there is no information about his whereabouts and status and his relatives […]

Female Prisoners of Evin Prison Deprived of Proper Medical Treatment

HRANA News Agency – while sending political prisoners to clinics is always done with great difficulty by the judicial-security institutions, however, female prisoners, in particular women’s ward of Evin prison inmates suffer from severe deprivation, due to shortage of female security forces. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), […]

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, […]

3 Prisoners Executed in Ghezel Hesar Prison in Karaj

HRANA News Agency – Three prisoners with homicide and drug related charges were executed in Ghezelhesar prison of Karaj. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), two prisoners with drug trafficking and one prisoner who was transferred from Rajaei Shahr prison, with drug trafficking and homicide charge were hanged in Ghezelhesar […]

Abbas Lisani Put on Trial in Meshgin Shahr

HRANA News Agency – The court hearing of Abbas Lisani, Turk (Azeri) activist from Ardabil and former political prisoner, was held in Branch one of the Revolutionary Court in Meshgin Shahr after changing the location of public and revolutionary courts. Mr. Lisani gave his defense in Turkish, which was accepted, unlike the previous sessions. According […]

Department of Natural Resources Sues Baha’is Over Their Land

HRANA News Agency – A series of hearings regarding “Rowshan Kooh’s Baha’i residents’ lands” were held in Mazendaran province, based on complaints which had been made by the Department of Natural Resources, in the General Court in Kiasar within the first two weeks of February. Baha’i citizens, who were sued by the Department of Natural […]

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 […]

Mohammad Najafi Tried and Released on the Bail

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Najafi, a registered lawyer who is active in human rights related lawsuits in Shazand town, had his court hearing about the allegation of propaganda against the regime, and was then released on the bail. Mr. Najafi has three other cases against him, the first one in the armed forces’ court, […]


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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