Maryam Shafipour collapsed in prison and transferred to prison clinic

Posted on: December 20th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Maryam Shafipour, the imprisoned student in women’s ward in Evin prison collapsed and was transferred to health clinic of prison following continuous palpitation she had during last week.


According to the report of Human Rights activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the prison officials ignored her acute health condition despite the prison doctor’s diagnosis that she should urgently be sent for MRA. (more…)

Maryam Shafi Pour will be tried in January

Posted on: December 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Maryam Shafi Pour, the imprisoned student activist will be tried on January 1st.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), she will be tried by judge Salavati in branch 15 of Tehran revolutionary court on January 1st at 10 a.m. (more…)

Maryam Shafi Pour is still under arrest

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Maryam Shafi Pour, the student activist who has been arrested on July 17 and kept in custody in Evin prison, is still on limbo, despite the fact that her trial is carried out.


According to JARAS, after one month from Maryam Shafi Pour’s trial, by administration of judge Salavati in branch 15 the case is remained undetermined yet. The judge declared document deprivation, and sent back the case for more investigations. In spite of her family’s efforts for putting bail, it is not agreed and this student activist is still on limbo and undetermined situation. (more…)

Imprisonment sentences for 2 student activists in Tabriz

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Amir Nazeri and Afshin Barzegar Jamshidi, the student activists of Tabriz University, have been sentenced to 6 months in prison, by judge Shokoohtazeh, in branch 104 of Tabriz criminal court.


Naghi Mahmoudi, the attorney lawyer, told to HRANA’s reporter: “These two student activists, align with Arash Mohammadi, had been arrested in a gathering in the evening of June 15, 2013 by IRGC and were released after two days, on a 10 million Toman bail”. (more…)

A student activist is summoned to FATA Police

Posted on: October 16th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Mahdi Amani, the political deputy of Rohani’s students’ campaign, and one the political activists of Yazd University, has been summoned to FATA police bureau (cyber police), on charge of collusion and propaganda against governmental authorities and officials.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), student activists of Yazd University, carried out, in a campaign titled “Dismissal of Dr. Meybodi from presidency of Yazd University”, to attempt for circulating a petition for changing the dean in previous weeks. It seems this sue, by dean of the university from this student activist, is aligned with those attempts. (more…)

At least 2 students are arrested in Tehran University

Posted on: October 14th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – At least two students including a girl have been arrested during Hassan Rohani’s speech in Tehran University.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the students of Tehran University have song a march during Hassan Rohani’s speech and at least 2 of them have been arrested afterwards today morning. (more…)

Amir Chamani has been released from the prison

Posted on: October 11th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Amir Chamani the student activist imprisoned in Tabriz central prison has been freed as he served his whole imprisonment verdict.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), this student activist has been freed from Tabriz prison on October 3, 2013 as he served his imprisonment verdict in prison. (more…)

Fatemeh Nasirpour is fired from the university

Posted on: October 3rd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Fatemeh Nasirpour, the student of Islamic Azad University of Oloum-o-Tahghighat (Science and research branch), and women rights activist, has been expelled from the university.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Fatemeh Nasirpour, a well-known Azeri women rights activist, and the student of political science of Azad University, has been expelled during the third semester, without any further explanation. (more…)

Arash Mohammadi’s verdict has been confirmed by the appeal court

Posted on: September 28th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The branch 6 of Eastern Azerbaijan provincial appeal court confirmed the six months imprisonment verdict of Arash Mohammadi, the leftist student activist imprisoned in Tabriz prison.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Arash Mohammadi was sentenced to six months of imprisonment on July 10, 2013 by judge Bagherpour in branch 3 of Tabriz revolutionary court on charge of propagating against Islamic regime of Iran with two other student activists.  (more…)

Iranian student awarded human-rights prize while in prison

Posted on: September 26th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Omid Kokabee, a physics PhD student jailed in Iran since January 2011, was awarded yesterday the 2014 American Physical Society’s Andrei Sakharov Prize for “his courage in refusing to use his physics knowledge to work on projects that he deemed harmful to humanity, in the face of extreme physical and psychological pressure.”


Kokabee has said that he had been pressured to cooperate in Iranian military projects that he thought were likely part of a covert nuclear programme. It is the first time a person is awarded the prize while in prison. (more…)