April 27, 2010
HRA News Agency – After four months of detainment, three members of a cultural association, named Dr. Ebrahim Babayi, Mehdi Kouhan, and Mohsen SadeghiNoorare, are still being kept at Evin Prison under uncertain circumstances. According to the information received by HRANA reporters, after the public protests of December 27 of this year on the occasion of Ashura, 16 members of a cultural association, known as “The Children of the Great Iran,” were arrested in Tehran by the officials of the Ministry of Information and transferred to Evin Prison Division 209. The interrogators subjected them to beatings and mistreatment.
April 15, 2010
HRA News Agency – On Sunday April 11, two prisoners were beaten and killed by special guards in Urimieh Prison – section 9 and 11.
April 11, 2010
HRA News Agency – Tahereh Saeedi, wife of Jafar Panahi, the imprisoned director, said that he had met with the prosecutor of Tehran, but Jaafar Dolatabadi have given her no clear answer on her husbands situation and have only said: “Panahi still has not changed his position.”
journalist and student activist Peyman Aref was sentenced to one year in prison and 74 lashes by Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court.