Friday , 2 December 2022


Amnesty International issues Urgent Actions on the deeply distressing situation of men and women from Iran’s Gonabadi Dervishes who have been detained since 19 February 2018

At least 11 women from Iran’s Gonabadi Dervish religious minority have been arbitrarily detained in inhumane conditions, without access to their lawyers, since 20 February following the violent dispersal of a protest held by Gonabadi Derivshes in Tehran. Some urgently need medical care for injuries sustained from beatings at the time of their arrest. MDE1381492018ENGLISH Furthermore, eight detainees from Iran’s …

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The dangerous conspiracy against the Sufi orders in Iran

Long before the recent events in Teheran’s Golestan 7th street the minority religions, especially Sufi orders and particularly the Gonabadi Sufi order within Iran, were under the systematic persecution of the regime in Iran. Mid of February 2018 Teheran witnessed clashes between peacefully demonstrating Sufis and the security forces of Basij, Sepah and Police. These clashes resulted in several casualties along …

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Corrupt and Invalid Death Sentence of Yavar Mohammad Salas Calls for Urgent Re-Trial

The criminal trial of Mr. Yavar Mohammad Salas, presided by Judge Mohammadi Kashkooli, has reached a verdict that is extremely worrying and in need of immediate attention. After three consecutive court hearings, on 19th March 2018, Mr. Salas was given the death sentence, despite the fact that the murder case against him remains incomplete and unsubstantiated, with no credible evidence …

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Urgent Public Appeal of the European Parliament in condemning the recent repression of the Gonabadi dervishes and calling for the immediate release of all prisoners of conscience

24 Members of the European Parliament published a Public Appeal condemning the massive repression of the Gonabadi Dervishes and their spiritual leader Mr Noorali Tabandeh in Iran on 7th of March 2018. The appeal explains the current situation of the Gonabadi Dervishes: On February 19, the Iranian authorities attacked the Gonabadi Sufi protesters in Tehran during their peaceful protest against the detention …

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A Gonabadi Dervish is killed under torture by Iranian Polis and buried in the middle of the night without the presence of his family

One of the detained Gonabadi dervishes, Mohammad Raji, who was himself previously the commander of the Revolutionary Guards Corps during the eight years of the Iran-Iraq war, was killed by police during interrogation at a police station. Mohammad Raji who was arrested during the peaceful protests on 20th of February was murdered during Polis interrogations on an unknown date and …

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Terrorist organisation threaten Dr Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh

Dr. Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh, the spokesman of the Gonabadi Dervishes outside of Iran and the founder of International Organisation to Preserve Human Rights is threatened by the terrorist organisation of Sepah Quds in Iran. Sepah Quds, the main terrorist organisation of the Iranian regime responsible for assassinations outside the borders of Iran, released a short video clip on 5th of …

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High official in the Iranian regime confess that the violence is not done by Gonabadi dervishes but is imposed on them

Mr Ali Younesi, the previous secretary of the intelligence service of Iran and current advisor of the presidency on the affairs of the tribes and religious minorities called the recent events at the Golestan street an “disaster” and explained the root cause being the infiltration of the enemies of Iran within the security forces and the results of fanatic thinking. …

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