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…)

Vendors Under Additional Pressure of Authorities in Ahwaz

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Less than a month after the authorities’ promises and about 3,000 Ahwazi vendors inability in their life, the municipality agents and the police forces arrested a number of other vendors violently and confiscated their fruits.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ahwazi peddlers were arrested by the security forces with “violence and cruelty”, on January 20, 2017.  (more…)

Ismail Abdi Sent to Furlough from Evin Prison

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ismail Abdi, imprisoned board member of teachers’ union in Tehran was sent to furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ismail Abdi had been arrested at his home without any forehand warning, after his 6 years imprisonment was confirmed on the appeal court, and had been transferred to Evin Prison on November 9, 2016. This union activist has been sent on leave for few days. (more…)

An Employee of Pars Khodro Is Still under Detention

Posted on: December 14th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Among the three fired protestor employees of Pars Khordo, Davood Rafiei is still under temporary arrest in Great prison of Tehran (Fashafooyeh), and could not put the bail. Two others were released on the bail until their trial session. Besides, due to low wages, employees of this manufacturer refused to eat factory’s food during past week.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the contracts of 40 employees of Pars Khodro were not extended due to so called attendance in gathering and protests. (more…)