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Monthly Archives: September 2018

A Dismal Prison: a Brief Report on Conditions at Dezful

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – The gnawing pang of hunger, the festering of dirty sores, and the dread of what might happen if you look at the warden sideways. For the 1,300 people currently detained in Dezful Prison, these are private, everyday torments to which authorities there are less than sympathetic.

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Fifth Baha’i Karaj Resident Detained

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – The crackdown on Iran’s Baha’i community continued September 24th with the arrest of Payam Shabani, a Baha’i resident of Karaj, a northwest suburb of Tehran.

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IHR: Human Rights Defender Narges Mohammadi Should Not Return to Prison

Iran Human Rights – Narges Mohammadi, the prominent human rights defender, has been granted a three-day long furlough for the first time since she was imprisoned three years ago. Having been sentenced to 16 years in prison, she suffers from several health problems. Iran Human Rights (IHR) calls for her immediate release and medical treatment outside the prison.

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17 Baha’is Arrested in One Month in Iran

CHRI – Seventeen members of the Baha’i faith were arrested by agents of the Intelligence Ministry throughout Iran between August 23 and September 23, 2018, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned. 

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