‘With Empty Hands But Deep Beliefs,’ Jamal Hosseini Lost His Life Fighting for Human Rights in Iran

Posted on: August 5th, 2017

Activism against repressive governments can often come with life-changing risks. Prison, torture, censorship and exile. Leaving behind your family and the country you call home, only to face the alienation and loneliness of life as a political refugee.

The decision to speak out may have cost Iranian human rights activist Seyed Jamal Hosseini his life. (more…)

Seyed Jamal Hosseini, editor of HRANA found dead in Turkey

Posted on: August 5th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Seyed Jamal Hosseini (Esfandiar Baharmas), editor and a senior member of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA), was found dead in his office by Turkish authorities last night. Authorities believe that he had passed a few hours prior to their arrival.

According to the latest information, Turkish Police found the dead body of Seyed Jamal Hosseini (Esfandiar Baharmas) in his home office, in the late hours of August 4th. There were drops of blood on his face, as well as several other places in his home. (more…)