Two Activists Summoned and Interrogated in Rudsar

Posted on: May 10th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Ismail Fakouri and Yazdan Mohammad Beigi, two political activists from Rudsar were summoned by security agencies, and were interrogated on charge of disturbing the public opinion. After completing the interrogation process, Mr. Fakouri was released on bail, but Mr. Beigi was detained for two days.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ismail Fakouri and Yazdan Mohammad Beigi, two political activists from Rudsar were summoned and interrogated on Saturday February 24. (more…)

Mohammad Mahdavifar Sentenced to 2 Years in a New Case

Posted on: April 28th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Mahdavifar from Aran and Bidgol who was arrested by security forces in Mashhad on January 14, 2018 and was transferred to Isfahan Central Prison to serve his imprisonment, was sentenced to two years imprisonment and fine of 40 million IRR in another case on charge of publishing lies with the aim of disturbing public opinion by Branch 102 of the Criminal court in Aran and Bidgol.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohammad Mahdavifar, civil activist, was again sentenced to two years imprisonment in on charge of publishing lies with the aim of disturbing public opinion. (more…)

13 Detainees of Recent Protests Summoned to the Court in Tonekabon

Posted on: April 17th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Thirteen protesters who had been arrested in recent protests by security forces, were summoned to Tonekabon Justice Office. The allegations were announced as; “participating in illegal gatherings”, “insulting the leadership”, “disrupting public order”, and “propaganda against the regime”.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), thirteen protesters who had been arrested in the recent demonstrations in December and January in Tonekabon, and were partially released on the bail, have been summoned to the Justice Department of Tonekabon. (more…)

At Least 7 Civil Activists Arrested Across the Country

Posted on: April 5th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – At least seven civil activists were arrested by security forces in different parts of the country. Among the detainees, Saeed Eqbal, Dariush Zandi, Shima Babaei, Leyla Farjami, Mahmoud Masumi and Behnam Mousivand have been so far identified, but the number of the detainees will probably increase.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), during a coordinated action of security forces across the country, a number of civil activists, mostly known and formerly detained, were arrested on Thursday, February 1, 2018. (more…)

A Poet and a Writer Arrested in Iran

Posted on: March 3rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Shahriar Galavani, writer, translator and literature critic, was arrested by security forces in his house in Khoy on January 4, 2018. On the other hand, Mohammad Bam, poet from Abadan, was also arrested after attending protests in Abadan.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Shahriar Galavani was arrested by security forces in his house in Khoy on January 4, 2018. (more…)

Imprisonment Sentences of Two Activists Upheld by Appeals Court

Posted on: February 21st, 2018

HRANA News Agency – The primitive court verdict for Ghasem Ghanbari and Mir Mohammad Miri, two political activists from the village of Dale in Gachsaran District, who had been previously sentenced to two years of imprisonment and lashes on charges of propaganda against the regime and insulting the leadership, was upheld by the third branch of the Court of Appeals in Kohkiluyeh and Bouyer Ahmad Province. The verdict was announced to the defendants recently.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the two-year imprisonment sentence for Ghasem Ghanbari and Mir (Sayed) Mohammad Miri, which had been previously issued by the Gachsaran Revolutionary Court, was confirmed by the Appeals Court. (more…)

Reza Akwaniyan Sentenced to Imprisonment and Lashes

Posted on: February 2nd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran sentenced Reza Akwaniyan, poet and civil activist, to 3 years of imprisonment and 40 lashes for insulting the sacred by compiling poetry and propaganda against the regime. Mr. Akwanian had already been sentenced to 5 years suspended imprisonment and spent one year in jail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Judge Mashallah Ahmadzadeh, head of Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran sentenced Reza Akwaniyan, poet and civil activist, to 3 years of imprisonment and 40 lashes. (more…)

Mohammad Mehdi Nekounam Arrested in Qom

Posted on: January 28th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Security forces went to house of Mohammad Mehdi Nekounam, son of Ayatullah Nekounam, critical cleric, and inspected the house and arrested him on October 27, 2017.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), security forces from Special Clerical Court in Qom inspected the house and seized some properties and arrested Mohammad Mehdi Nekounam. (more…)