6 Members of Erfan Halgheh Sued IRIB Over Publishing Disinformation

Posted on: July 4th, 2017

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 court of culture and the media, with their complaints under the title of; “spreading lies and disturbing public opinion by broadcasting a documentary, called; Halgheh Sheitan (Ring of Satan) and publishing materials including violating honour or dignity” against the IRIB. (more…)

Mohammad Hossein Karroubi Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison

Posted on: July 3rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Hossein Karroubi was sentenced to six months imprisonment, due to publishing the letter of his father, Mehdi Karroubi, to Hassan Rouhani, regarding a public trial.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Karroubi has announced in his page that Mohammad Hossein Karroubi was sentenced to six months imprisonment, due to publishing the letter of his father, Mehdi Karroubi, to Hassan Rouhani, regarding a public trial. (more…)

Mohammad Najafi Tried and Released on the Bail

Posted on: May 31st, 2017

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, the second one in the prosecution office of the town and the third one in branch number two of Evin court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohammad Najafi, registered lawyer of judiciary, who is active in human rights related lawsuits, had his court hearing regarding the charge of propaganda against the regime in Shazand court in Markazi province, on march 4. His lawyers, Mr. Kaikhosro and Derakhshan were also present in that session. (more…)

Two Telegram Activists Arrested in Mahabad

Posted on: May 18th, 2017

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 Salahi, two telegram activists, were arrested by security forces in Mahabad and were taken to an unknown location, on April 2, 2017. (more…)

Mehdi Khazali Arrested in Tehran

Posted on: April 2nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On February 5, 2017, Mehdi Khazali was arrested at his workplace and was transferred to Ward 350 of Evin Prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi Khazali was arrested in front of the Hayan publishing house by the order of Tehran prosecutor and transferred to Shahid Moghadas court in Evin prison and then transferred to Ward 350 of Evin Prison at 6 PM on February 5, 2017. (more…)

Sina Qalandari Acquitted in the Court of Appeal

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sina Qalandari, 30-year-old journalist from Kuhdasht who had been sentenced to two years imprisonment, due to releasing information regarding  the elections in the region, which was “in his absence  in the courtroom” and without having the opportunity to defend himself was acquitted in the appeal court. While this citizen is in an undecided condition in another case with the theme of “setting the regional forest on fire” based on a complaint by Natural Resources Department, head of this department has raised a new complaint to the governor, regarding this journalist’s letter to the Province Governor.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), in October last year, Sina Qalandari, journalist from Kuhdasht, was sentenced by Branch 3 of the Criminal Court in Lorestan province, to three years imprisonment of sixth grade. (more…)

Mehdi Khaz`ali Arrested and Transferred to Evin Prison

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mehdi Khaz`ali was arrested in his office and transferred to ward 350 in Evin prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi Khaz`ali was arrested in front of Hayan publisher office, by the order from Shahid Moghadasi court (Evin) and then transferred to ward 350 (general ward) on Sunday February 13. (more…)

Kianoosh Sajari Arrested after Returning to Iran

Posted on: March 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Kianoosh Sajari, blogger and human rights activist who was living in US, has been arrested few weeks after returning to Iran in October. He is still in limbo and in an undecided condition under the arrest of security forces.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Kianoosh Sanjari, blogger and human rights activist who was residing in US has been arrested in October for unknown reasons. (more…)

2 Journalists Sentenced to Lashes in Gilan Province

Posted on: March 15th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mostafa Barari and Arash Shoa` Shargh, editors of two websites of “Gilan No” and ”Gilan Novin”, are sentenced by criminal court of Gilan province to respectively 114 and 40 lashes, following the complaints from a parliament member and on charge of spreading lies and publishing without having permission. This sentence was confirmed by the appeal court as well.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), judge Mehrani of branch number 105 of criminal court of Rasht sentenced editors of two websites of “Gilan No” and “Gilan Novin,” Mostafa Barari and Arash Shoa` Shargh to respectively 114 and 40 lashes on charge of spreading lies and publishing without permission, and also 10 million IRR. (more…)

A Teacher Summoned to IRGC of Varamin

Posted on: February 25th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Hamid Rahmani, cultural activist and secondary school teacher in Varamin city, was summoned to the Intelligence Office of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. In the summons Mr. Rahmani has been asked to attend the office just “to give some explanations”.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hamid Rahmani, secondary school teacher, had been summoned by the intelligence office of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the city of Varamin, to attend their office to give some explanations, on January 24. (more…)