Alireza Nikzadeh Summoned to Endure his Sentence

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Alireza Nikzadeh Damavandi, a Gonabadi dervish, was summoned to the Second Branch of the Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office in Semnan to endure his sentence.

According to the notification issued on July 20, Mr. Nikzadeh was asked to appear in the aforementioned branch within 5 days to serve his 6-month prison sentence. He was summoned despite not having been informed that his prison sentence had been finalized, and he was not given a chance to file an appeal.

Regarding the latest situation of Mr. Nikzadeh, an informed source told HRANA, “Mr. Nikzadeh suffers from heart, kidney, and neurological diseases, and the doctors have issued a certificate stating that he is unable to bear the imprisonment. However, agents went to Mr. Nikzadeh’s home and asked him to show up for execution of the sentence.”

Alireza Nikzadeh, born in 1961, has a history of arrest and conviction. In 2018, the First Branch of the Semnan Revolutionary Court sentenced him to three years in prison on charges of propaganda activities against the regime and insulting the leadership. He was released from prison after serving part of the sentence.

Alireza Nikzadeh Damavandi was arrested by security forces on March 30 of this year while holding a poster demanding the release of Mohammad Nourizad, a political prisoner and Gonabadi dervish.

2 prisoners hanged in Uremia and Semnan

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner has been hanged in Uremian Prison on May 13.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Majid Jalili Ayan, 37 years old, from the city of Salmas had been sentenced to death on charge of murder and rape by the branch 2 of the Salmas court has been hanged without his family or lawyer being informed. Continue reading “2 prisoners hanged in Uremia and Semnan”

16 executions including 1 public hanging, 11 prisoners hanged in 1 day

HRANA News Agency – 16 prisoners have been hanged in different prisons while 15 others have been transferred to solitary confinements to be hanged during coming days.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 11 prisoners have been hanged in Ghezel Hesar prison in Karaj on April 20. Continue reading “16 executions including 1 public hanging, 11 prisoners hanged in 1 day”

14 executions including 4 public hangings during 4 days

HRANA News Agency – 14 prisoners have been hanged during 4 days in Semnan, Zabol, Kermanshah and Mashhad.

According to the report of the Judiciary of Semnan province, a prisoner was hanged on charge of rapping publicly in Semnan on April 26th. Continue reading “14 executions including 4 public hangings during 4 days”

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Iran: At Least 16 Prisoners Hanged Last Week

HRANA News Agency – 16 prisoners hanged within last week across Iran.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 12 prisoners were hanged in different cities of Iran during last week:

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Human Rights violations in Iran Yearly Statistical – Special Year 2011

In a prediction report, it contains Statistical Data (2010-2011) of Human Rights violations in Iran. The statistical basis of this report, that has been prepared, will provide analytical, statistical efforts of institution, and the publication of Human Rights Activists in Iran.

Certainly, due to the Iranian government not allowing human rights defenders to work properly in reporting Human Rights violations and preventing the free flow of information, it does not recognizes the independence of the civil activities, and at the moment, reporting these issues are something with many limitations, difficulty and dangerous in Iran.

Obviously, in such situation for Human Rights defenders, despite great difficulties, only a very small volume of human Rights violations are being monitored, researched and documented in relation to media reports, and finding other groups. However with regards to the restrictions, we can» t deny the analytical error of the content, but the Human Rights entity have known the statistical content and analysis repots with %3 margin of error, rare in its own kind.

As in the first section of the report, it is necessary to notice the human Rights group activities and effort in Iran to improve the reporting of human Rights violations, however, statistics can make dramatic differences in terms of the reports focused on the center of the country compared to other parts of the country as one of the weaknesses of Iran «s civil society entities.

With regard to the Human Rights statistics, 1120077 cases of Violation and protocols documented in Iran with the total repots of 2751, see the map below.

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Bahai’s Graveyard Completely Destroyed in Sangsar, Semnan, Iran

HRANA News Agency – Baha’i’s old graveyard wad completely destroyed and was covered with soil by dozers.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Baha’i’s old graveyard wad completely destroyed and was covered with soil and debris by dozers and graves have been hidden, nearly two weeks ago.

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One Afghan Citizen Hanged in Semnan, Iran

HRANA News Agency – one afghan citizen convicted of drug trafficking was hanged in Semnan, Iran.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), quoted from local judiciary authorities, one afghan citizen convicted of drug trafficking was hanged in Damghan Prison, Semnan, Iran, yesterday morning

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