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…)

7 Supporters of Mohammad Ali Taheri Tried in Tehran Criminal Court

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 2, 2017, the trial of seven supporters of Mohammad Ali Taheri, was held. The citizens were detained during the rally in protest against the situation of Mr. Taheri in front of the Baghyatollah hospital.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 2, 2017, the trial of seven supporters of Mohammad Ali Taheri was held at branch 1031 of Shahid Ghodosi Judicial Complex in Tehran. (more…)

A Civil Rights Activist Summoned to the Court of Marivan

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Dana Lenjabadi, a resident of Marivan, according to prosecutors subpoena issued by Branch one of Marivan court, attended the court and was released temporarily on a bail. He had been released recently after enduring a 20-month long imprisonment sentence.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Dana Lenjabadi, according to a summons issued by Branch one of the court in Marivan, attended the court and was arrested on charge of “propaganda against the regime”. (more…)

2 Artists Arrested in Abadan

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Seyed Hassan Mousavi and Rauf Delphi, two artists from Abadan were arrested by security forces on December 13. Their charges are not known.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Seyed Hassan Mousavi, known as “Seyyed Khon” actor and theater and journalist and also Rauf Delphi, artist, poet and member of the lyrics of Abadan, have been arrested by security forces on December 13. (more…)