A political activist has been arrested a few days before Norooz

Posted on: April 9th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Houtan Dolati one of the political activists has been arrested a few days before Iranian news year -Norooz- and is still in uncertain condition.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Houtan Dolati the member of National Front of Iran has been arrested on March 16, 2013 by invasion of security agents to his home. (more…)

Hosein Kiani has been arrested

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Following the recent arrests of political activists, Hosein Kiani one of the Green activists of Amol has been arrested.

According to a report by Kalameh website, he has been arrested yesterday after being called to the intelligence of Amol.

His family has got no answer of their reference to the office of the prosecuting attorney of Amol, Fouladi Savadkuhi. (more…)

Reza Akvaniyan in under arrest

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Reza Akvaniyan, the poet, blogger and former member of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran has been arrested on March 24, 2013.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), this human rights activist has been arrested on March 24, 2013 at 3 o’clock a.m.

The agents have transferred him to Yasuj police center and after 10 days to the prison of Yasuj. (more…)

Nasour Naghipoor’s Medical Furlough Refused

Posted on: March 25th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – As another way of repressions and pressures on political prisoners, the officials of Evin prison refused to give medical furlough to Nasour Naghipoor because Nasour was not wearing prison’s clothes.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), this political prisoner is suffering of teeth and gums disease  who is unable to eat since a few months ago because of lack of vitamins. (more…)

One of Iran Freedom Movement members arrested

Posted on: March 18th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Mehdi Mo’tamedi Mehr the member of Iran Freedom movement arrested on March 16th of 2013 right after his home inspection.

Mehdi Mo’tamedi Mehr was sentenced to five years imprisonment by branch 28 of revolutionary court on charge of membership in Iran Freedom Movement, participation in Ashoora protest and writing columns in purpose of criticizing the regime which the verdict was confirmed by appealed. (more…)

Two cultural activists arrested

Posted on: March 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Kaihan Azizi and Davoud Ghaffari, two Kurdish cultural-literary activists summoned by Paveh Etela’at and detained.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), these two cultural-literary activists arrested on charge of writing announcement in Kurdish one month ago for a Kurdish writer passing away. They were summoned and detained right after a complaint by Molla Ghader Ghaderi the envoy of Iranian supreme leader in Paveh

“The named persons issued a Kurdish announcement in a local funeral which was not included any name of Islam and sacraments. These cultural invasions will weakened Shiite Islam and Imam Khomeini’s goals”, The envoy of Ali Khameneie complaint included.

This cleric made the Etela’at repressions on cultural-political activists easier in Paveh through his speeches, intimidations and threatens in Paveh.

This happens while last week in his sermon this cleric challenged the new families way of naming their kids in Kurdish and not Islamic names and called the new generation of girls and boys with Kurdish names as depraved, strayed and SMS exchangers.

After his insulting, wave of cyber protests started on facebook and the other social networks as people believe the envoy of Ali Khameneie crossed the boundaries and interfered personal affairs.

Cleric’s supporters named the comment makers as foreign agents and west mercenaries and threatened them to remove their comments, but the opponents believe the speeches of this cleric is anti-culture and violations on human and civil rights.


A weblogger is in detention without trial for more than five months

Posted on: March 4th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Kaveh Taheri the weblogger who was arrested on September 23rd of 2012, still is in uncertain situation after five months detention in Adel Abad prison in Shiraz.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Kaveh Taheri the weblogger from Shiraz was arrested by Etela’at agents on September 23rd of 2012 at his work place and first was transferred to detention center No.100 and after 52 days was transferred to Adel Abad prison of Shiraz.


No news from arrested Journalist after one week

Posted on: February 11th, 2013

HRANA News Agency– It is more than one week without any news from Sasan Aghaie the arrested journalist who has been banned to have visitor.

Sasan Aghaie arrested by the invasion of the security forces on January 27th of 2013 at E’temad newspaper office. Since a week ago he had not exchanged any call with family and when his family tried to visit him on February 8th of 2013, the prison officials said that Sasan is banned to have visitor.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA),  quoted from Advar News, the last call between Sasan Aghaie and his family exchanged last Monday and since that time there is no news about Sasan’s condition which worried his family too much.

A union activist arrested

Posted on: February 7th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – On Sunday February 3rd of 2013 the union activist Yasan Mosavi has been arrested and till now he has not contacted his family.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Yasan Mousavi who is 29 years old, a union activist in Tehran market and one of active people in Mir Hossain Mousavi’s election campaign arrested at his home through security forces invasion. His parents have been hanged in 80s.

Security forces broke the door and invaded to his home, then searched all the house, took away his personal belongings such as photo camera, photo album, computer and after all arrested him.

“On Tuesday February 5th through a call from Etela’at they informed us that one month temporal detention verdict issued for Yasan and he is in Evin prison now.”, One of his relatives said to HRANA reporter.

“We have no information about his situation and his health, also the family is very concern”, His relative continued.

Yasan is the brother of Hooman Mousavi who was arrested after elections in 2009 and was in Evin prison for more than 2 years.