HRANA News Agency – According to a local news agency a 23 years old girl did suicide herself in Dadgostari St. in Noshahr belongs to Mazandaran province. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – Fariba Pazhuh, the reformer journalist has been released from prison.
According to a report by Jaras, Fariba Pazhuh who had been arrested in her home on July 10 and transferred to Evin prison was released on Saturday. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – Faeze Hashemi is going to be tried in the branch 15 of the revolutionary court of Tehran on August 7, 2013.
According to a report by Fars News Agency quoting from Gholam Ali Riyahi, Faeze Hashemi’s lawyer, she is going to be tried in the branch 15 of the revolutionary court of Tehran on charge of disturbing the order of the prison when she was serving her 6 months imprisonment sentence in Evin prison. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – On June 18, 2013 Gita Rezaie Zeinalani was arrested by security agents in Ashrafi Esfahani airport of Kermanshah while she was going to get in into the airplane to Tehran and was transferred to an unknown location.
Naghi Mahmoudi said to HRANA “The same night the agents inspected her house and confiscated her computer and her personal belongings.” (more…)
HRANA News Agency – New criteria defined for graduate programs ban female students from studying in seven different engineering fields at Isfahan University of Technology.
According to a report by Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), Isfahan University of Technology will no longer admit female students into graduate programs to study agricultural engineering with a concentration in irrigation, animal science and machinery. Female students have also been banned from obtaining masters degrees in natural resources engineering with a concentration in watershed and land management as well as desertification. Furthermore, the university has adopted a policy to admit only male students to study water resources engineering. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – At least one woman was hanged in Gharchak Prison in Varamin.
According to a report by the Human Rights and Democracy Activists, a woman identified as Giti Marami was hanged in Gharchak Prison on Wednesday morning in Varamin. Marami, 34, was married and had a daughter.
HRANA News Agency – The prosecutor of Tehran has called Mohsen Dogmechi ( the political prisoner who died of cancer if Rajai Shahr prison)’s wife to the prison, since the 3 years of prison sentence about her has been confirmed.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Maryam Alangi had been sentenced to 3 years of prison in the section 15 of the revolutionary court of Tehran and the section 36 court of appeal in Tehran confirmed the sentence afterwards.
According to this sentence she must serve these 3 years in exile in Rajai Shahr prison but since the women section of this prison is closed it is not clear which prison she must go to. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – It is more than one week Jamile Karimi the member of Fars provincial reformists coalition is under arrest and there is no news about her condition.
Ex-head of Fars students association front said about arresting Jamile Karimi the member of Fars provincial reformists coalition that “According to our information she arrested on Wednesday April 10, 2013 by plainclothes agents -who introduced themselves as Fars Intelligence service agents- and inspected her home, confiscated some of her personal belongings then with presence at her workplace -Girls School- and inspecting her workplace, transferred her to the intelligence center of Shiraz known as No.100.” (more…)
HRANA News Agency – A Baha’i citizen from Esfahan has been arrested and transferred to unknown location.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), On February 12th of 2013 Etela’at agents invaded a Nava Na’imis’ house and inspected all her house which is located in Baharestan of Esfahan and took away her computer, books, religious and personal photos, arrested her and transferred to an unknown location.
HRANA News Agency – Female students in Iran have been barred from more than 70 university degree courses in an officially-approved act of sex-discrimination which critics say is aimed at defeating the fight for equal women’s rights.
In a move that has prompted a demand for a UN investigation by Iran’s most celebrated human rights campaigner, the Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi, 36 universities have announced that 77 BA and BSc courses in the coming academic year will be “single gender” and effectively exclusive to men.