A Student Arrested in Tehran

Posted on: May 10th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Banafsheh Cheraghi, student of social sciences at Tehran University, was arrested at her house and taken to an unknown location by security forces on March 5, 2018.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Banafsheh Cheraghi, student of social sciences at Tehran University, was arrested on March 5, 2018. (more…)

Two Student Activists Arrested and Summoned to the Court

Posted on: April 28th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Parisa Rafiee, a student activist and student of fine arts in Tehran University, was arrested by security forces in front of the Qods door of Tehran University. At the same time, Mikael Gholirad, a student who had been detained some months ago and released on the bail, showed up at Branch 1171 of Tehran Revolutionary Court to defend himself of disrupting public order and participating in illegal gatherings.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Parisa Rafieei, a union activist and student of fine arts in the University of Tehran, was arrested by security forces in the afternoon of February 25. (more…)

Pedram Pazireh Released on the Bail

Posted on: April 26th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Pedram Pazireh, the vice president of the Tehran University Union Council, who had been re-arrested after referring to the Branch 4 of the Moghadas court, to complete the investigations of the case on Friday February 19, was released on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Pedram Pazireh, the Vice-President of Tehran University Union Council, was released on the bail on Wednesday, February 21. (more…)

3 Political Prisoners Released in Hamedan and Tehran

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Majid Rahmat Abadi and Farshid Tajmiri, two students who had been detained in the recent protests, were released on the bail from Hamedan Prison. Ali Shariati, political prisoner, was also released on parole after serving three years of his 5-year imprisonment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), two arrested students, in the recent protests were released from Hamedan Prison on the bail. (more…)

Two Detained Students Transferred to Orumieh Prison

Posted on: April 4th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Ebrahim Moradi and Matin Khaledi are two students who were arrested in January protests and transferred to the Orumieh prison after completing the interrogation process. They have been charged with spreading propaganda against the regime and are currently being held at the Youth Ward of the Central Prison of Orumieh.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ebrahim Moradi and Matin Khaledi are two students who were arrested in late December last year. (more…)

Fifty Detainees of Recent Protests Transferred to Zahedan Prison

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – At least 50 detainees of recent protests were transferred to Zahedan prison from a security agency detention center, allegedly belonging to the Intelligence Ministry, and then were transferred to the security detention center after being fingerprinted on January 10, 2018.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least 50 detainees were transferred to Zahedan prison in order to be fingerprinted and then were transferred to the Intelligence Ministry after being fingerprinted on January 10, 2018. (more…)

Four Students Arrested after a Meeting with the Head of Tehran University

Posted on: March 3rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – At least four members of the students’ council were arrested by security forces after a joint meeting of members of the student councils at the University of Tehran with the university’s headquarters, which was conducted to track the freedom of detained students.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), after a joint meeting of students’ councils at the University of Tehran with the university’s headquarters, which was conducted to talk about the freedom of students detained during the protests, at least 4 students were arrested, on December 31. (more…)

A Number of Students Arrested in Tehran / All Furloughs of Political Prisoners Canceled

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – After a joint meeting between four members of the students’ union of Tehran University and the head of the university about releasing detained students, these four members of students’ union were arrested by the security forces.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), four students were arrested after a joint meeting with the university president regarding the situation of detained students. (more…)

Many Arrested, 16 Killed by the End of the 5th Day of the Protests in Iran

Posted on: January 2nd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – The mass-protests which began on December 28, 2017, continued on the fifth day in various cities of Iran. At least 21 cities in Iran were the scene of popular protests on December 28, 2017. Although the major protests were held peacefully but some reports were also received from the conflicts between the police forces and protesters that led to the arrest and wounding of citizens. So far, government sources have confirmed 16 deaths, at least two of whom were the Basij or Corps forces, as well as the arrest of about 450 people. HRANA estimates a much higher number especially with regard to the detainees.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the rallies which have begun on the pretext of economic and administrative corruption, continued in many Iranian cities on the fifth day of the protests. (more…)

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…)