Friday , 23 February 2018

Human rights

Iran: Civil Rights Activists Still In Detention After 21 Days

Iran-HRM – More than 21 days after the arrest of seven civil rights activists following the recent protests, there is still insufficient information on their condition. Saeed Eghbali, 22, was arrested on February 1 after intelligence agents stormed his home. He was transferred to Section 209 in Evin Prison.

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Iran: Medical Student Detained In Ilam

Iran-HRM -On Sunday, February 18, Taleb Bassativand, a medical student from Ilam University, was arrested by security agents and taken to an unknown location. According to an informed source, intelligence agents surrounded his home and arrested him without an arrest warrant.

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Iran: Dissident Journalist Abducted In Turkey

Iran-HRM – According to news sources, Arash Shoja Shargh, a 24-year-old dissident journalist who is against the Islamic Republic of Iran has not come back to his home (in Turkey) since Monday February 5. After he was forced to leave Iran and due to journalistic activities in his Telegram channel, Gilane No, intelligence agents threatened his family that if Arash …

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Three Sufi protesters killed hours after being shot by Iranian forces

Al-Arabia – Iranian sources reported on Tuesday the death of three Gonabadi Sufis in the hospital hours after being shot in clashes with Iranian security forces north of the capital Tehran. The site “Zaytoun” reported that the Iranian police forces have transferred three Gonabadi Sufis on Monday evening to the hospital in Tehran and were reported dead on Tuesday night …

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300 Iranian Dervishes Remain under Arrest after Clashes with Security Forces

Radiozamaneh – After clashes with security forces in Iran, more than 300 Sufi Dervishes remain under arrest and more have been arrested in smaller cities or trying to enter Tehran, where clashes took place. Gonabadi Dervishes protesting the arrest of one of their members in front of a police station in Tehran on Monday 19 Feb. Iranian sufi Dervishes of …

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Disband the Revolutionary Courts in Iran (Video)

Iran Human Rights – Almost four decades after the Iranian revolution, the Islamic Revolutionary courts are still playing a major role in the Iranian judiciary system. According to IHR records, from 2010 to 2016, more than 3000 people have been executed by the Islamic Revolutionary Courts. Suppressing protests, arresting activists, long-term prison sentences, capital punishment, and repression and assault of …

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IRAN: HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL SHOULD RENEW THE MANDATE OF THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON IRAN AMID WORSENING HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD

Amnesty – Written Statement to UN Human Rights Council thirty-seventh session: Amnesty International is concerned at the scale of human rights violations in Iran perpetrated against the backdrop of the country’s improving relations with the international community. The Iranian authorities have continued to use the death penalty against juvenile offenders at a pace that appears to be accelerating; heavily suppressed …

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