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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Iranian Actors Boycott President’s Iftar Ceremony

Radiofarda – Several famous Iranian actors and actresses say they will not attend the president’s iftar (breaking fast) ceremony that will take place on Wednesday, May 30. Using the Farsi hashtag “we do not go to Iftar”, the protesting movie stars said on their social media pages that they will reject Hassan Rouhani’s invitation due to political, social, and economic …

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Gonabadi Dervish Sentenced To Prison And Lashes

Iran-HRM – Majid Moradi, a Gonabadi Dervish from Abdanan in Ilam province, 37, father of a four years old, and arrested during clashes in Golestan 7th St. in Tehran was sentenced to seven years imprisonment and receiving 75 cable strokes. The decree was issued by branch 26 of Tehran Revolution Court on charges of “acting against the national security through …

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Political Prisoners, The Purpose Of Violence Of The Prison’s Officers

Iran-HRM – Amjad Hossein Panahi, a human rights activist, spoke of violent clashes done on his brother, Afshin Hossein Panahi, at the Sanandaj Central Prison. He stated that a few days ago, Afshin was beaten by a person called Abbasi, the Sanandaj Prison’s defense officer. Signs of beatings and poundings were seen on the prisoner’s body as he had a …

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Political Prisoner Soheil Arabi Once Again On Hunger Strike

Iran-HRM – Political prisoner Soheil Arabi, held in the great Tehran Penitentiary has been on hunger strike for nearly one month while deprived of any visits. He is protesting harsh prison conditions and his illegal detention in a ward where dangerous criminals are held which violated Iran’s own regulations on the principle of separation of crimes.

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Swiss bank BCP halts all new business with Iran

Al-Arabia – Swiss lender Banque de Commerce et de Placements (BCP) has suspended new transactions with Iran and is winding down activities with the country after US President Donald Trump’s pullout from the nuclear deal with Tehran, the bank said on Tuesday.

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