Human Rights Situation in Iran – Annual Report 1393

Posted on: October 15th, 2015
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Human Rights Situation in Iran – Annual Report 1393 (Persian Calendar)

The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI) of Iran has published its sixth annual report on the human rights situation in Iran. This report concerns the events and human rights incidents occurred in Iran over the course of one-year period (2014-2015). These reports have been collected by the HRAI reporters and associated organizations in addition to the reports published by the state media, unofficial media, and international resources. This report highlights some of the most important human rights incidents in Iran in 2014, which could be useful for the human rights activists and researchers. The names of the executed political prisoners or those awaiting the execution decree as well as arrested individuals in different categories are also included in this report.

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Video Footage of Clashes between the People and Police in Fars Province

Posted on: July 11th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – The following video reports the clashed between the citizens and police force in the commercial market of Dehsheikh, in Lamerd, Fars province.

According to a number of businessmen of Dehsheikh, Police Special Forces attacked the commercial market of Dehsheikh to collect smuggled goods, on Saturday 4th July. Witnesses say police’s behavior scared shopkeepers and passers-by, which eventually led to clashes between police and a group of people. Witnesses say tear gases were used in the clashes with protesters and protesters also attacked by throwing stones at the security forces. (more…)

Human Rights Situation in Iran – Annual Report 2014

Posted on: April 6th, 2015

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HRANA News Agency – The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists in Iran has published an analytical report on the human rights situation in Iran during the one-year period (2014-2015). This report is the result of daily efforts of the organization and its dedicated members in the past few years based on a survey-based project started in 2009 and indicated as statistical analysis on this report.

The report consists of statistics in different areas of human rights violations in Iran e.g. ethnic rights, religious rights, freedom of expression, executions etc.

It also includes the statistics of human rights violations in different provinces in Iran as well as a general comparison with the statistics of the last year.

The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists in Iran has included different monthly comparative figures in the report, through which you can have an overview of the whole situation in different time frames.

The report can be downloaded here.

 

Abdolkarim Lahiji became the president of FIDH

Posted on: June 5th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Abdolkarim Lahiji, an Iranian attorney living in France, has been elected to serve as the president of the International Federation for Human Rights.  The election was made on May 23, 2013 during FIDH’s 38th congress in Istanbul, Turkey.

Lahiji has also served as the vice president of the federation for five consecutive terms totaling 15 years.  After being elected as the president, Lahiji said that his first priority will be to free all human rights defenders who have been imprisoned unjustly around the world. (more…)

Fire-fighters and rescuers are buried under trash

Posted on: May 24th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – As a result of a mudslide at a landfill, a group of fire-fighters and rescuers who were trying to put out a fire fell into a hole more than 98 feet deep.  They are now buried under a  mountain of trash which clasped after them.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ramzan Amini, the deputy mayor of Shiraz, has announced that 11 individuals were buried under the trash at Barmshor Landfill.  Four men have already been rescued, and efforts to rescue the others are underway.

According to another report by Mahr News Agency, Ramin Talabi, the director of the fire department at the city of Shiraz, has said that because of the volume of trash piled up at the site, the rescuers have had difficulty reaching the missing victims.  “Two fire-fighters, two horticultural engineers and two utility workers are still missing,” Talabi said.  “The most important obstacles are the volume of trash and mud at the site.”  The experts at the landfill have estimated that the victims are under more than 40 tons of trash.