Sunday , 4 December 2022


6 years jail and 74 lashes for simply serving tea in Sufi gatherings

Shabtabnews – As part of the systematic  Stalinist type trials by the Iranian authorities against any type of association with Sufism, Mr. Dadashi was sentenced to 6 years in prison and 74 lashes, all in space of  a few minutes  by the Iranian judiciary! All because he has supposed to have served tea in Sufi gatherings!

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A group of prominent Iranian figures appeal to end the house arrest of Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh

Shabtabnews – Numerous Iranian personalities and activists in various social, civil, economic, cultural, legal fields,  and human rights activists and civil rights activists, journalists,  jurists and thinkers, and political prisoners and their families, and women’s rights activists all have expressed concern about the health of Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh and they have called for the ending of his illegal and inhuman …

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Petition: To Help FREE 91 year old Dr. #NoorAliTabandeh from House Arrest, a Human Rights Lawyer & Spiritual Leader

Shabtabnews-  IOPHR has instigated a campaign to Help FREE 91 year old Dr. #NoorAliTabandeh from House Arrest, a Human Rights Lawyer & Spiritual Leader of over 8 million peaceful Sufi Gonabadi Dervishes. Since February Sufi protest, over 400 Sufi men and women have been arrested, tortured and held in terrible conditions within notorious Iranian prisons, as well placing the 91 …

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Inhuman treatment of Sufi prisoners and the silence of the country’s legal community

Shabtabnews – While the executive decrees of prisons insist that the location of prisoners should be proportionate to their crime, hundreds of Gonabadi Sufis, even though their verdict has not been finalised, have been imprisoned for more than seven months amongst hard line criminals, drug traffickers and violent offenders and are thus forced to spend their days in jail under the worst …

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US State department condemns human rights violations in Iran

Shabtabnews – Spokesperson Nauert, Senior Policy Brian Advisor Hook, and Ambassador Michael Kozak brief the press on human rights in Iran at the Foreign Press Center in NewYork City on September 28, 2018. In the briefing Ms Nauert condemned the Iranian regime’s oppression of religious minorities like Gonabadi Sufis, Bahia’s, & Christian converts.

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