Thursday, April 17, 2014

Category Archives: Human Rights

Nasrin Sotoudeh ‘among freed political prisoners’

  Iran is reported to have freed at least 11 political prisoners, including noted human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. The eight women and three men are said to also include the reformist politician Mohsen Aminzadeh. The move comes just days … Continue reading

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Mostafa Pourmohammadi Iranian President’s pick for Minister of Justice

Who is Mostafa Pourmohammadi? A profile of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s pick for Minister of Justice (August 5, 2013) – Following the inauguration of Hassan Rouhani—the new president of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI)—into office this past Saturday, August … Continue reading

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23rd day of Yeni GAMOH party members hunger strike

On the 23rd day of Yeni GAMOH party members hunger strike, another Azerbaijani inmate activists Aziz Pourvali joined hunger strike in Tabriz prison Iran Briefing – One of the Azerbaijani inmate activists and member of Azerbaijan national-democratic movement, Aziz Pourvali … Continue reading

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Thirty Minute Visitation Behind the Glass in Rajaee Shahr prison

  Latif Hassani (43), Mahmoud Fazli (45), Shahram Radmehr (38), Ayat Mehr Ali Bayglu (35) and Behboud Gholi Zade (48) started hunger strike on July 13, 2013 in Tabriz Centre Prison protesting their unfair trial and mistreatment. The Tabriz Enghelab Court sentenced … Continue reading

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Ayatollah Bayat Zanjani asked the Azerbaijani prisoners to end hunger strike

IRAN BREIFING:On the 21th days of hunger strike the prisoners’ relatves do not have permission to contact the strikers following this situation a group of civil right activist along with the prisoners’ relatives decided to meet the Shia clerics in … Continue reading

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No information about Maryam Shafi Pour’s condition in prison

Iran Briefing – There is no information about Maryam Shafi Pour’s condition after three days of being under arrest. According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Maryam Shafi Pour, the former student of Qazvin international university … Continue reading

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South Azerbaijani hunger strikers continue to plead case globally

  Five South Azerbaijani politicians from northwestern Iran, imprisoned for establishing a political party advocating their identity rights, are continuing a hunger strike — which has already turned critical for their health — that they started in an effort to … Continue reading

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Mr. Timmerman, Bring Your Site Down!

Mr. Kenneth R. Timmerman, on your website http://www.kentimmerman.com you have published an exclusive photo of Imad Mughnieh with the Iranian leader Khamenei. However, this photo is a fake one and it turned out to be adulterated by Ali Reza Soleiman … Continue reading

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Maryam Shafi Pour, the student activist is arrested

Iran Briefing – Maryam Shafi Pour, the student activist of Qazvin international university who had been prohibited from studying, has been arrested on Saturday July 27. According to a report by Advar News, the intelligence agents had gone to her … Continue reading

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A Azerbaijani musician has been sentenced to 6 months in prison

Iran Briefing- Maestro Hassan Damirchi (Mohammad Hassan Har Goli) has been sentenced to 6 months in prison by the revolutionary court of Tabriz. According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the third branch of the revolutionary court … Continue reading

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