Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

Iran detains labor activist in Kermanshah

Former political prisoner and labor activist Behnam Ebrahimzadeh was arrested by security forces around Kermanshah (western Iran) and taken to an unknown location on...
exclusion of women from society

Iran: Khamenei’s rep stresses exclusion of women from society

Khamenei’s representative rejected women’s involvement in the economy and called for their marginalization. In remarks made in Mashhad, mullah Alam-ol Hoda said, “One of the...
Sanandaj prison

Iran: Young prisoner targeted and battered

Recently the Sanandaj small prison gym was closed depriving the prisoners the opportunity to exercise. On October 29, 2017 Ashkan Ahmadi was assaulted for...
Ronak Aghaei

Iran: Kurd political activist detained to serve prison term

Ronak Aghaei was transferred to Mahabad Prison on Wednesday, April 4 to serve her six month prison term given to her by the Revolutionary...
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Two Baha’is arrested in Iran

Two members of Iran's Baha'i community, Kourosh Sharifzadeh and Foad Misaghian, living in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, have been arrested and...
Iran: Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Company workers were summoned to Justice Department

Iran: Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Company workers were summoned to Justice...

53 Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Company workers were summoned to Shush Justice Department On August 5, 2017 and were forced to write a written pledge...
Zahedan Central Prison

Iran continues to extort prisoners for their most basic rights

In Zahedan Central Prison, southwest of Iran, inmates must pay nearly $30 if they seek being transferred to another ward. Prison authorities have already reduced...
Farhad Jafari

Novel author imprisoned in Mashhad without a lawyer

Farhad Jafari, the author of the novel "Piano Cafe", has been arrested in Mashhad and is currently being held in Vakilabad Prison. The father...
Iranian directors banned

Iranian directors banned from making movies that address social problems

Iranian movie directors Mohammad Hossein Mahdavian, Saied Rostayi and Pouran Derakhshandeh have been banned from continuing their movie making activities. Mahdavian had requested a warrant...
Iran Khorasan

Over 10 Arrested In Mashhad For Calling On Khamenei To Resign

The Iranian regime on August 11, 2019, arrested Hashem Khastar, a teacher's representative and a number of others who signed a letter...

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Urmia Central Prison

Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Urmia Central Prison

Two political prisoners have gone on hunger strike to protest their harsh prison sentences. Ibrahim Khalil Sedighi Hamedani and...