Hashmatullah Tabarzadi Arrested and Transferred to Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Hashmatullah Tabarzadi, political activist was arrested by security forces while leaving home and was transferred to Evin prison. He also was questioned in Shahid Moghadas court in Evin prison. Tabarzadi’s family is concerned about the fake cases against him, and about his possible hunger strike.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hashmatullah Tabarzadi, political activist was arrested by the security forces, after leaving his house and was taken to an unknown location. Continue reading “Hashmatullah Tabarzadi Arrested and Transferred to Evin Prison”

Mohammad Ali Taheri’s Followers Arrested in Tehran

HRANA News Agency – Security and police forces prevented Mohammad Ali Taheri’s fans from gathering and arrested some of them.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), security and police forces stopped the rally by the followers of Mohammad Ali Taheri in front of Dena Tire building and a number of attendees were arrested and taken to unknown locations, on Thursday 12th May. Continue reading “Mohammad Ali Taheri’s Followers Arrested in Tehran”

A Poet Arrested in Sanandaj

HRANA News Agency – Omid Soleimani, writer and journalist from Paweh, was arrested by intelligence agents in Sanandaj and there is no information regarding his condition and location.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Omid Soleimani, a member of the Iranian Writers’ Association and a journalist from Paweh was arrested without a warrant by the Ministry of Intelligence plainclothes forces in Sanandaj when he was visiting an exhibition at the Bahman Cinema and was transferred to an unknown location, on Thursday, 13th May. Continue reading “A Poet Arrested in Sanandaj”

Mohammad Najafi Faces a Third Case in the Court of Shazand

HRANA News Agency – After being summoned to the judiciary, Mohammad Najafi, judicial lawyer, was informed that a third case has been opened for him and he is facing  a charge of “spreading lies for disturbing public opinions”, for his speech in Nobonyad mosque in Shazand.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohammad Najafi, attorney lawyer who is active in human rights issues, was summoned through a phone call to Shazand’s prosecutor’s office, on May 10th. Continue reading “Mohammad Najafi Faces a Third Case in the Court of Shazand”

A Filmmaker and 2 Musicians on the Verge of Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – The sentences of Hossain Rajabian, Iranian filmmaker Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, two musicians have been transmitted to the executive branch, and they are on the verge of imprisonment.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the sentences of Hossain Rajabia, Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, three artists who were sentenced to three years in prison and 200 million IRR fine each, by branch number 54 of the appeal court have been transmitted to branch number one of the executive court. Continue reading “A Filmmaker and 2 Musicians on the Verge of Imprisonment”

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The Jury of Documentary Section of the Cannes Film Festival Called to Cancel Keyvan Karimi’s Sentence

HRANA News Agency – The jury of documentary section of the 61 th Cannes Film Festival called to cancel the sentence of Keyvan Karimi on its website in part of introducing the judges and documentary films which compete, attracting audience’s attention to the fate of the Iranian artist sentenced to imprisonment, lashing and a fine and called for continued international effort to cancel his sentence in an article entitled “Solidarity with Iranian filmmaker Keyvan Karimi”.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), in the documentary section of the 61th Cannes Film Festival, 17 films nominated and award “Golden Eye” on May 21, 2016 will be awarded to the best documentary at the discretion of jury. At this part of the web page an article entitled “Solidarity with Iranian filmmaker Keyvan Karimi” has been posted for the audience. Continue reading “The Jury of Documentary Section of the Cannes Film Festival Called to Cancel Keyvan Karimi’s Sentence”

4 Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment in Sanandaj

HRANA News Agency – On May 5, 2016, the hearing of 4 citizens from Qruchaee village in Kurdistan province was held in Sanandaj. During the hearing for four of the defendants a total of three years in prison was issued.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the hearing of Afshin Hussein Panahi, Poya Hussein Panahi, Arman Hussein Panahi, Salman Hussein Panahi and Poya Moghadam from Qruchaee village in Dehgollan was held in the revolutionary court of Sanandaj, on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Four of the defendants totally were sentenced to three years in this court and the other person’s verdict will be notified in the coming days. Continue reading “4 Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment in Sanandaj”

Mohammad Mozaffari Tried in the Revolutionary Court in Tehran

HRANA News Agency – The hearing of Mohammad Mozaffari, a political activist was held in branch 15 of the revolutionary court presided over by Judge Salvati on May 3, 2016.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the hearing of Mohammad Mozaffari, a political activist was held in branch 15 of the revolutionary court presided over by Judge Salvati at 10 am on May 3, 2016. Continue reading “Mohammad Mozaffari Tried in the Revolutionary Court in Tehran”

The Appeal Court of 4 Civil Rights Activists Will Be Held on July 5th.

HRANA News Agency – July 5, 2016 has been determined as the date of appeal hearing of four civil activist, Atena Daemi, Aso Rostami, Omid Alishenas, Ali Nouri, and also Mohammad Hossein Daemi, Atena Daemi’s father.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on May 5, 2016, the date of appeal hearing of four civil activist was determined and notified at branch 36 of the Tehran appeals court with the presence of Atena Daemi and Omid Alishenas, two of the case’s defendants. Continue reading “The Appeal Court of 4 Civil Rights Activists Will Be Held on July 5th.”

Mohammad Najafi’s Trial Postponed

HRANA News Agency – The court hearing of Mohammad Najafi, lawyer, was not held due to absence of the judge in the Branch 102 of the Criminal Justice Court in Shandiz, in the Markazi province. Mr. Najafi is charged with “disturbing the public opinion”.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Najafi along with his lawyers, Mr. Payam Dorafshan and Arash Keikhosravi, showed up in Branch 102 of the Criminal Justice Court in Shandiz, in the Markazi province, to address the charge of “disturbing the public opinion”, however, because of the absence of the judge, the trial did not take place and the case was postponed indefinitely. Continue reading “Mohammad Najafi’s Trial Postponed”