Deprivation of Education for Afrooz Zabihi, a Baha’i Student in Her Fifth Semester

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Fifth Term Civil Engineering student from Shahid Beheshti University, Baha’i Afrooz Zabihi, was banned from continuing her education after completing 90 credit hours, because of her religious faith. Miss Zabihi has several achievements in the Shining Genius Test in her name.

According to HRANA, a close source to Miss Zabihi said “on Dec. 19, 2016, at the same time as the publication of the President’s Bill of Rights and the beginning of final exams, she was contacted on behalf of the Education Officer of the college. Moreover, she was verbally notified that her general educational qualifications had not been confirmed, and therefore she would be prevented from continuing her education. She was expelled on the same day, and all her courses in the current term were eliminated. Also, on the registration page of the College’s website, it was indicated that she was not allowed to register.” (more…)

No Information about Payam Shakiba after Being Arrested

Posted on: June 5th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Payam Shakiba, former member of the Islamic Society of Zanjan University and student of Allameh Tabatabai University has been arrested by the security forces, after leaving his house in Tehran, and was taken to an unknown location. So far, there is no information about his whereabouts and status and his relatives are worried about his health condition, because of his “acute migraine” disease.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Payam Shakiba, former member of the Islamic Society of Zanjan University and political science graduate student at Allameh Tabatabai University, was arrested by the security forces, after leaving his house in Tehran, and was taken to an unknown location, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. (more…)

Sepideh Gholian Released on the Bail

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sepideh Gholian (Ghoolian), Ahvazi student was released temporarily on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Sepideh Gholian (Ghoolian), senior veterinary student of Ahvaz was released on a bail of 2 billion IRR, on March 1st. (more…)

A Student Arrested in Ahvaz

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sepideh Gholian, a student from Ahvaz, was arrested by the security forces, at his father’s house and was taken to an unknown location.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the security forces arrested Sepideh Gholian, born in 1995, a fourth semester student of veterinary from Ahvaz and resident of this city at her father’s house and took her to an unknown location on February 24, 2017. (more…)

Payam Shakiba, Student Activist Arrested in Tehran

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Payam Shakiba, former member of the Islamic Society of Zanjan University and student at Allameh Tabatabai University, was arrested by the security forces, after leaving his house in Tehran, and was taken to an unknown location. Mr. Shakiba, earlier in the process of objections to the moral corruption of deputy head of Students Department of Zanjan University, had endured six months imprisonment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Payam Shakiba, former member of the Islamic Society of Zanjan University and student at Allameh Tabatabai University, was arrested by the security forces, after leaving his house in Tehran on Wednesday February 22, 2017, and was taken to an unknown location. (more…)

Majid Asadi Arrested and Transferred to Evin Prison

Posted on: May 24th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Majid Asadi, former student activist and political prisoner, was arrested violently in his house and transferred to Evin prison by security forces.

According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Majid Asadi was arrested in his house in Karaj at 10 pm on February 18, 2017. (more…)

Zia Nabavi Sent to Furlough

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 17, 2017, Zia Nabavi was sent to furlough from Semnan prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 17, 2017, Zia Nabavi was sent to the 3-day furlough from Semnan prison. (more…)

Hamid Babai Deprived of Having Prison Visit

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Hamid Babai’s family had gone to visit him at Rajai Shahr prison, but they were told that Mr. Babai had been sent to solitary confinement and was not allowed to have visitors because of profanity. After continuous follow-up by the family, it was found out that this claim was not true and Mr. Babai had protested against the prison warden because he had avoided to send his complaint to the judge of his case and was arbitrary punished. Mr. Babbai has protested at Mohammad Mardani, head of prison, because of illegally preventing him from following the legal process of his case, and the warden took the advantage of his position out of prison procedures and regulations, and denied him having visitors and made his family worried about him, by false claims.

According to the report Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a source close to Babai family told HRANA’s reporter:  “Hamid’s wife had gone from the city of Qazvin to visit him in Rajai Shahr prison in Kara, and she was told that Hamid was incommunicado because of profanity and he was in solitary confinement. She was told to go to the court to pursue the new case. His wife was worried and went there and she found from the law-enforcement office that he was not in the solitary confinement. By contacting the prosecution, she realized that he was not incommunicado, and there was nothing in that regard recorded in the system”. (more…)

Mohaddeseh Ghasemi Arrested and Transferred to Intelligence Office of Shiraz

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mohaddeseh Ghasemi, 20, student of history at Kharazmi University and a resident of Tehran, was arrested by security forces on the charges related to the “International Day of Cyrus” on December 7. Her fate is unknown after being transferred to Shiraz.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohaddeseh Ghasemi, 20, student of history at Kharazmi University and a resident of Tehran, was arrested by security forces on December 7. (more…)

Hamid Babai’s Charges Changed and Retrial Rejected

Posted on: September 8th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The charges against Hamid Babai, political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were changed in the case whose verdict had recently been issued and approved by the Court of Appeal and according to the new charges, the Supreme Court rejected his retrial request. Mr. Babai is suffering from eardrum, chronic and progressive infection and his medical furlough request is being rejected by the Ministry of Intelligent.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), although Hamid Babai had been sentenced to 6 years imprisonment and 4 years suspended imprisonment on charges of “espionage and contact with enemy states” and the sentence was upheld by the Court of Appeal but the charges against him have been changed to “encouraging people to commit a crime and crimes against internal and external security” in the Supreme Court and his retrial request was rejected. (more…)