Ali Akbar Baghani Exiled to the City of Zabol

Posted on: May 11th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – At the same time with the “Teachers day” in Iran, Ali Akbar Baghani, Vice-President of the Teachers Union, who was recently released from prison, in continuation of his sentence was exiled for 10 years to Zabol city in Sistan and Baloochestan province.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ali Akbar Baghani, Vice-President of the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Union, who had been sentenced to one years imprisonment and 10 years exile to Zabol city, in the case of 2010 by branch 26 of the Revolutionary presided by Judge Pir Abbasi, on charges of propaganda against the regime, was sent to exile. (more…)

The List Of Over 80 Political Prisoners In Rajai Shahr Prison In Karaj

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The following list includes names, warrants and charges of more than 80 political prisoners, prisoners of conscience and security in Rajai Shahr prison which has been prepared by the reporters of HRANA.

A diverse range of prisoners charged with political, conscience, military and security allegations are being held in Rajai Shahr prison. Although many of these prisoners are kept in separate rooms in Hall 12 but a large number of these prisoners are being kept also between non-political, criminals and sometimes dangerous prisoners unlike the principle of separation of crimes. (more…)

Ali Akbar Baghani Transferred to Ward 12 of Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: July 29th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Ali Akbar Baghani, imprisoned teacher and deputy director of the Teachers’ Union, has been transferred to hall 12, the political-security prisoners’ ward in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), this imprisoned teacher was held in the ward of general crime prisoners, in ward 3 of Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, before being transferred to hall 12 of this prison. (more…)

Ali Akbar Baghani sentenced to 1 year in prison, 10 years in Exile

Posted on: January 2nd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Ali Akbar Baghani, the secretary general for the Teacher’s Union in Iran, was sentenced to one year in prison and 10 years in exile to Zabol City, by branch 26th of Tehran’s revolutionary court.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Judge Pir Abassi at branch 26th of Tehran’s revolutionary court, sentenced Ali Akbar Baghani to 1 year in prison and 10 years exiled to Zabol, a city far in eastern south of Iran. This verdict was issued based on his case from 2010 on charge of propaganda against system.


HRW Calls For Release Of Jailed Iranian Teachers

Posted on: October 6th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Iranian authorities to immediately free seven jailed teachers and to end the harassment of dozens of others.

(Beirut) – Iranian authorities should immediately free seven teachers who are behind bars solely for speaking out against the government. Iran should also end harassment of dozens of others teachers who are facing charges or who have already served time in prison on national-security-related charges. Human Rights Watch issued the call on World Teachers Day as part of a joint campaign initiated by Iranian and other international rights groups to highlight the plight of teachers who criticize the government.


Two Members of the Iranian Teachers’ Union Arrested in Yazd

Posted on: May 29th, 2010

HRANA –The arrests of union activists continue with the arrests of Mohammad Ali Shirazi and Mohammad Ali Shahedi, two members of the Board of Directors of the Teachers’ Union in Yazd.


Rise in Detainment and Pressures on Teachers During Teachers’ Week

Posted on: April 29th, 2010

April 29, 2010

HRA News Agency – Three members of the Teachers’ Guild Association were detained in the aftermath of the increasing pressures on Teachers’ Guild activists at the threshold of the “Teachers’ Week.” According to HRANA, On Wednesday morning April 28, officials of the Ministry of Information arrested Ali Akbar Baghani, director general of Teachers’ Guild Association, and Mohammad Beheshti Langroodi, the speaker of this association, at their place of residence. An hour later in city of Tabriz, security forces raided the personal residence of Toufigh Morteza Poor, one of the members of the Teachers’ Guild Association of Tabriz and detained him.