Mokhtar Asadi Arrested in Tehran

Posted on: November 29th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mokhtar Asadi, member of the Teachers’ Trade Union of Kurdistan who had referred to the Revolutionary Court of Tehran for pursuing his bail was arrested on September 18, 2017.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mokhtar Asadi, activist and a member of the Teachers’ Trade Union of Kurdistan who had went to the Revolutionary Court of Tehran for pursuing his bail related to his former case was arrested and transferred to the prison. (more…)

The Appeal Court of 2 Labor Activists Held in Kurdistan

Posted on: June 9th, 2017

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 March 6, 2017. (more…)

3 Workers Arrested in Shiraz

Posted on: April 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Three labour activists in Fars province were arrested by the security forces in Shiraz. There is no information about these activists’ situation and whereabouts.

According the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Shahab Karin Aghaei, Jafar Pazhoheshpour, and Hossein Esmaeili were arrested in front of Job Centre Department of Fars province, by the plainclothes agents, on Wednesday February 8, 2017. (more…)

A Fisherman Killed by IRGC Forces

Posted on: March 31st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Local fishing boats engaged in catching fish in the area of Turkmensahra, were deliberately run over by speedboats of sea guards forces. In the incident a young fisherman lost his live. Killing frontier citizens by border guards is one of the topics considered by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), wooden boat of a fisherman from Turkmensahra was run over by speedboats of sea guards forces. (more…)

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Exiled to ‘Dangerous Prisoners” Ward

Posted on: March 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist in Rajai Shahr prison, was exiled to the ward of “dangerous prisoners” by order of the prison director.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA), Behnam Ebrahimzadeh was deported to Hall 35 of ward 10, by order of Daryoush Amirian, the director of the prison on December 26, 2016. (more…)

Mahmood Salehi’s Appeal Court Session Postponed

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Appeal court session of Mahmood Salehi, labour activist who has been sentenced to 9 years in prison, was cancelled due to absence of prosecutor’s representative and it was postponed to the next month.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), appeal court session of Mahmod Salehi, labour activist, was cancelled. (more…)

A Baker Committed Self-Immolation in Ardabil and Died

Posted on: March 5th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – A baker committed self-immolation in front of the General Office of Industry, Mines and Trades in Ardabil province. He was transferred to a hospital in Tabriz with 90% burns and lost his life despite medical treatment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), based on rumors, the Department of Flour and Bread in Ardabil had refused to give flour to this baker, due to his previous debts, and accordingly the baker committed self-immolation as an objection, in front of the Department of Industry, Mine and Trade. (more…)

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Transferred to a Hospital

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison, was transferred to Imam Khomeini hospital to begin his treatment and was returned to prison after carrying out preliminary tests. This prisoner will be admitted in the hospital soon.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Behnam (Asad) Ebrahimzadeh, labor was taken to Imam Khomeini Hospital for medical procedures regarding his “in spine and cervical spine” on December 20, 2016. (more…)

Ismail Abdi Returned to Evin Prison by the End of His Furlough

Posted on: February 8th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ismail Abdi, teacher unionist and former secretary of the Teachers’ Union in Iran, returned to Evin Prison by the end of his furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ismail Abdi, imprisoned teachers’ union activist, returned to Evin prison by the end of his furlough on January 8. (more…)