Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Category Archives: Human Rights

4 cyber activists released on the bail

HRANA News Agency – 4 men who were arrested because of their Facebook activities have been released on the bail. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Bahman Tafazzolinasab, Afshin Zemanati, Reza Tejare and Davoud Afrouz … Continue reading

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Negar Haeri begins to serve her imprisonment sentence

HRANA News Agency – Negar Haeri, Mashallah Haeri’s doughter, has been arrested and transferred to Shahr Rey Prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mrs. Haeri was sentenced to 1 year in prison by the … Continue reading

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Two Bahais arrested in Yazd

HRANA News Agency – Two Bahais were arrested by agents from the Ministry of Intelligence in their homes in Yazd yesterday morning. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA),  their names are Ms. Tannaz Mohammedi and … Continue reading

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Kurdish Political Prisoner in Iran Going Blind

TORONTO, Canada-RUDAW—A female Kurdish prisoner in Iran who has reportedly been tortured and is now going blind is being denied proper healthcare, activists say. Zeinab Jalalian’s eyesight has been deteriorating over the past several months and her physical and psychological … Continue reading

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UN Criticizes Iranian Executions Of Juvenile Offenders

Radio Free europe(RFE/RL)- The UN’s high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay, has spoken out against the large number of executions in Iran, specifically mentioning the planned execution of a minor in the Islamic republic. In a June 26 statement, Pillay … Continue reading

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Phone Spies on a Spy, Captures the Face of IRGC’s ‘Torturer

A mobile app has caught the identity of a member of Iran’s dreaded Revolutionary Guards after the smartphone of an Ahwazi Arab political prisoner was seized when he was arrested and tortured in Ahwaz City, an Arab majority city near … Continue reading

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IRGC’s Secret Prisons and Secret Killings

Under the totalitarian regime of Iran, the IRGC is increasingly expanding its inhuman repressive activities against innocent citizens by utilizing all possible spaces to create and run its secret prisons, which in the Tehran Province numbers more than 15 and in each county and each provincial capital city there exists more than three such secret prisons. This is a dark side of the crimes against humanity committed by the IRGC as these locations are used to detain, torture, interrogate, rape and even secretly execute men and women suspected of being opposed to the regime. This practice of hiding hapless victims, in secret prisons away from the view of civil and judicial authorities, is the most heinous crime being perpetrated by the IRGC. Their criminal activity has rendered innumerable social, political, cultural, civil and human rights activists, students and journalists vulnerable to persecution. Continue reading

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Appeal Court confirms Mohsen Rahmani’s imprisonment sentence

  HRANA News Agency – Mohsen Rahmani’s court verdict, 7 years imprisonment for raising Mir Hossein Moosavi’s photos, was confirmed by the Court of Appeal.   According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohsen Rahmani political … Continue reading

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Six Sunni prisoners were interrogated and threatened in IRGC ward

  HRANA News Agency – Six Sunni prisoners in Rajaie Shahr prison of Karaj were summoned to IRGC ward in this prison, interrogated and threatened. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on December … Continue reading

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IRGC forces arrest music distributors, pressure them to confess on television

  IRGC intelligence arrested musician Mehdi Rajabian, his brother, and Yousef Emadi, who managed BargMusic on October 12 in the northern city of Sari.  The prisoners were transferred to IRGC’s Ward 2-A inside Tehran’s Evin Prison. The three were involved … Continue reading

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