children of imprisoned women

1,800 children separated from their imprisoned mothers

At least 1,800 children of imprisoned women, were separated from their mothers and were delivered to Welfare Organization, the state-run ILNA news...
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari pressured to spy for Iran, husband reveals

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British woman imprisoned in Tehran on espionage charges, started a hunger strike in protest against being denied access to...
Mohammad Reza Haddadi

Iranian Minor Offender goes on hunger strike to protest authorities’ failure...

Mohammad Reza Haddadi, a death row prisoner in Iran has gone on hunger strike since November 22, in protest to the authorities'...
Urmia Central Prison

More than 10 inmates on hunger strike in northwest Iran prison

Ten prisoners with who who suffers from severe health problems held at Urmia Central Prison, have begun on hunger strike since November...
Khoy Prison

Inhuman conditions of Women prisoners at Khoy Prison

Women prisoners at Khoy Prison, West Azerbaijan, have been transferred to the prison's visitation hall, where they have placed under deplorable conditions...
Urmia Prison

Mass hunger strike by prisoners in protest at inhumane conditions

More than 700 prisoners have gone on hunger strike protesting inhuman treatment of prisoners by the warden and degrading conditions they have...
suicide in prison

Prisoner Attempts Suicide to Escape Rajaie Shahr Prison Mafia

Rajaie Shahr prisoner and father of one Ali Ahmadi, 50, has been transferred to a hospital after attempting suicide by pill overdose. As of...
Farrokh Abdi

Imprisoned Telegram Activist faces 15 months more in prison

Telegram activist Farrokh Abdi was sentenced by Branch 102 of the Criminal Court of Urmia to 15 months behind bars  for “insulting sanctities.” Abdi previously...
prisoner tortured

A letter from alleged juvenile offender after 21 years in prison

Varya Saed Mouchashmi has been detained in Karaj’s notorious Rajaei Shahr Prison since he was 17. Convicted of aiding and abetting murder in 1998,...
Rajaie Shahr Prison

Rajaei Shahr Prison: Ward Holding Sunni Prisoners Violently Raided

On the night of Tuesday, August 8, 2018, Ministry of Intelligence agents along with black-clad prison guards wearing face masks and anti-riot gear raided...

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Mass arrests in southwest Iran in wake of protests over HIV...

Security forces in southwest Iran have made widespread arrests following large protests over the HIV infection of more than 300 villagers by a local...