2 Women’s Rights Activists Arrested in Tehran

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Intelligence department has arrested a number of Women’s rights activists on Monday, in Tehran, and has also summoned a number of the activists or has threatened them.  It has been said that these are all in order to prevent the protest plans by these activists in connection with the recent Acid attacks.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Iranian Revolutionary Guards Intelligence arrested a number of women’s rights activists. Zahra Khandan, journalist and former student activist from Amir Kabir University (Tehran Polytechnic) and Soha Mortazaei, other practitioners in the field, are two of these detainees who were arrested in Tehran at their homes. (more…)

Nahid Gorji Has Had no Contact with Her Family since 3 Weeks ago

Posted on: January 13th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Nahid Gorji, from Mashhad, who was arrested because of her activities in the cyberspace, is not allowed to visit or call her family since three weeks ago.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Nahid Gorji was arrested on Sunday 11th October by the security forces in Mashhad at her home and a bail of 400 million Tomans was issued for her. (more…)

Atena Farghdani Arrested and Transferred to Shahr-e-Ray Prison

Posted on: January 12th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Atena Farghdani who was summoned to revolutionary court last week, was beaten in front of her parents and transferred to Ray (Gharchak of Varamin) prison.

According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Atena Farghdani, civil rights activist, was summoned to branch number 15 of revolutionary court by chief judge Salavati last week, in order to answer the charges of propaganda against the regime, acting against the national security and insulting the parliament members by using the art of drawing. (more…)

Atena Dayemi Is still Kept in Solitary Confinement

Posted on: January 10th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Atena Dayemi, civil rights and children’s rights activist, is still being kept in solitary confinement after nearly three months.

According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Atena Dayemi who was arrested on October 21, 2014 in her house and transferred to ward 2-A in Evin Prison which is controlled by IRGC, is still being kept in solitary confinement although the interrogation process has been finished. (more…)

Hakimeh Shokri Exiled to Prison of Varamin

Posted on: December 18th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Hakimeh Shokri, political prisoner of women’s ward of Evin prison has been exiled to Gharchak prison in Varamin, “Shahre Ray” because of criticizing the inattention into the situation of women prisoners.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), she is an activist of “Madarane Parke Laleh” and it is more than two years that she is held in women’s ward in Evin Prison, and due to complaining about the inattention into the situation of women prisoners, she has been exiled to prison in Gharchake Varamin. The authorities have also threatened other women prisoners that if they continue to complain, they will be exiled as well. (more…)

Atena Daemi is Still Kept in Solitary Confinement

Posted on: December 14th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Atena Daemi, civil rights and children’s rights activist is still in solitary confinement after near two months, despite finishing the interrogation process.

According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Atena Daemi was arrested in her house on Tuesday morning October 29, and transferred to 2-Alef ward which is controlled by IRGC in Evin prison. (more…)

Nasrin Sotoudeh and Her Housband Arrested by Intelligence Agents

Posted on: December 11th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Reza Khandan and Nasrin Sotoudeh were arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence agents when they were leaving their house. The gathering in front of the Lawyers Association was held in a security condition and the security forces took photographs and film of the participants.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), following a daily routine, Mrs. Sotoudeh along with her husband, Reza Khandan, were going for a sit in outside the Lawyers Association building to protest at the revocation of her Attorney license, but, this time the Ministry of Intelligence agents stopped their car in Kurdistan Motorway and detained both of them. (more…)

8 European Parliament Members Express Their Concern About Nahid Gorji

Posted on: December 11th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – A number of European MPs sent a joint letter to the High Representative of the European Union in Foreign Policy and Security Affairs to react against the arrest of “Nahid Gorji,” civil rights’ activist in the city of Mashhad and expressed their concern in this regard.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 8 members of European Parliament released a joint letter to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Policy and Security Affairs, Federica Mogherini, and urged her to discuss their concerns about this civil rights’ activist with Iranian government and demand her freedom. (more…)

Yalda Pajoohesh, women’s right activist has been arrested

Posted on: December 8th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Despite the fact that it is more than two weeks since Yalda Pajoohesj has been arrested, yet there is no information about her condition.

According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Yalda Pajoohesh was arrested by security forces at her house on November 21, at 5 a.m. (more…)

Maryam Alsadat Yahyavi released from Prison

Posted on: November 20th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Maryam Alsadat Yahyavi a Pro-government Civil Activist was released yesterday afternoon.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ms Maryam Alsadat Yahyavi, a pro government Activist was arrested on 2 November 2014 at her house by security forces. (more…)