14 Civil Rights Activists Acquitted in the Court of Ardabil

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Fourteen civilians from Ardabil who due to lighting candles for the victims of Tabriz-Mashhad train accident had been prosecuted by the police, were acquitted by emphasis on the lack of sufficient evidences for the accusations in branch twelve of General and Revolutionary Courts in Ardabil.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), according to the verdict of branch twelve of General and Revolutionary Courts in Ardabil, Mohammad Jollani, Mohammad Khakpour, Saeed Sadeghifar, Morteza Parvin, Tohid Amir Amini, Mehdi Hoshmand, Meysam Jollani, Asgar Akbarzade, Ali Kheirjo, Ali Vaseghi, Hamid Adib, Bahram Noien, Mosa Sori and Mustafa Parvin, were acquitted due to insufficient evidences of the charge of propaganda against the system by lighting candles for the victims of Tabriz-Mashhad train accident. (more…)

A Report about Recent Arrests in Azerbaijan and Ardebil Provinces

Posted on: August 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Following the protests in various cities of Azerbaijan and Ardebil provinces in response to the article published in the newspaper of “Tarhe No” and the continuation of the protests in recent days, a wave of arrests of protesting citizens in these cities has begun. The latest list of names or those who were arrested or released from custody and also, the latest status of 31 of these individuals follows.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), after several days of protests in different cities of Azerbaijan and Ardabil provinces in response to the article published in the “Tarhe No” newspaper, civilians are being still arrested. (more…)

The Arrested Civilians in Ardabil Released after 24 Hours

Posted on: July 19th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – More than 25 activists from Ardabil, who had been arrested by the police on July 8, were released on July 9.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), all the activists from Ardabil who had been arrested after departure to Sabalan area by the police on July 8, were released on July 9. (more…)

25 Civilians Arrested in Ardabil

Posted on: July 19th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – On July 8, more than 25 Turkish (Azeri) activists were arrested by the police in the city of Ardabil. It is said that they wanted to hold a ceremony called ecotourism in Sabalan mountain slopes and in Shervan valleys.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), more than 25 Turkish (Azeri) activists who wanted to hold a ceremony called ecotourism in Sabalan mountain slopes and in Shervan valleys, were arrested by intelligence forces of the police in Meshkinshar and were taken to a police detention center in the city, on July 8. (more…)