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4 Political Prisoners Granted Short-Time Furlough

Posted on: March 22nd, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Ahmad Zeidabadi, Mohammad (Korosh) Nasiri, Maryam Shafipoor and Nasim Ashrafi were sent on leave. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), these 4 political- conscience prisoners have been sent on leave in occasion of Noroz for several days.

Monthly Report – A Review of the Human Rights Situation in Iran

Posted on: January 26th, 2015

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) HRANA News Agency – The following is a monthly report summarizing the human rights status in Iran in December 2014/ January 2015 (Solar calendar month of Dey). This report has been prepared by the Office of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists Association of Iran. Considering […]

Monthly Report – A Review of the Human Rights Situation in Iran

Posted on: November 26th, 2014

5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) HRANA News Agency – The following is a monthly report summarizing the human rights status in Iran in October / November (Solar calendar, month of Aban), 2014. This report has been prepared by the office of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists Association of Iran. Considering […]

Heshmat Tabarzadi’s Letter to UN Special Rapporteur

Posted on: October 26th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Hashmatollah Tabarzadi, journalist, political prisoner, and secretary general of National Democratic Front, wrote a letter to Ahmad Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur to Iran: “I am a journalist and political activist. Although the government of Iran has broken my pen, dissolved my party, and imprisoned my friends for 20 years, they have […]

A letter from a young Baha’i resident of Tabriz

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014

HARANA News Agency – I am a Baha’i citizen of Iran; I live in Tabriz and love to serve my country. Like all other citizens, I have done my military service and paid taxes for the development and prosperity of my country. But, unfortunately I am not entitled to any right as a citizen of […]

A political prisoner exiled to Semnan Prison

Posted on: June 11th, 2014

HRANA News Agency- Ali Asghar Mahmudian was exiled to Semnan prison, following the pressure on political prisoners in ward 350, Evin prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ali Asghar Mahmudian,63, prisoner who is suffering from illnesses such as prostate, arteriosclerosis, hemorrhoids and respiratory diseases and should always be supervised […]

Letter of a Baha’i student to imprisoned teachers of Baha’is Uni.

Posted on: June 9th, 2014

HARANA News Agency – After the Cultural Revolution in 1980 and the reopening of the universities in Iran in 1982, according to the Council of the Cultural Revolution, students and professors of Baha’i faith were expelled from the universities across the country and “cleansing” of Baha’is from universities began. In 1987, 250 young Baha’is who […]

Rouhani Is No “Moderate” When it Comes to Human Rights

Posted on: May 8th, 2014

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani repeatedly touts his commitment to “constructive engagement” with the international community, particularly as he negotiates a comprehensive nuclear agreement. Yet, as nuclear talks resume this week, the systematic and widespread violations of human rights in Iran continue unabated, overshadowed — if not sanitized — by the myopic international focus on the […]

Heshmatollah Tabazadi: why I don’t attend the court

Posted on: April 28th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – During the past three months, I have been summoned to the Revolutionary Court, the last time being yesterday 14April2014, but refused to attend the court. Now, I have an opportunity to clarify the reasons for my refusal while sharing a message in the honor of labor day:

Letter of 46 Baha’i citizens of Iran to the Judicial Authorities

Posted on: April 19th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – 46 Baha’i citizens of Eyval, a small town in the province of Mazandran, Iran, who have been facing continuous torture and harassment, issued a letter to the head of judicial system in Mazandaran asking him to put an end to these harassments. They wrote: “the government of Iran claims to be […]