Monday , 23 April 2018

Human rights

Iran: Five Prisoners Hanged In Urmia Central Prison

Iran-HRM – At least five prisoners were hanged today in Central Prison of Urmia. Four of the victims were identified as Tayeb Sheikh-Nejad, Ghader Mohammad Hassan, Islam Rashidpour and Soltan. All of the victims who were found guilty of murder, had a last visit with their families on Sunday.

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Ahwazi Arab Women’s Whereabouts Unknown Amid Growing Concern For Their Life

Iran-HRM – No report is available of the status and whereabouts of two Ahwazi Arab women who were arrested during the Iran’s Ahwaz protests against ethnic discrimination and slurs by officials against the country’s Arab community. Ezzat Ka’abi and Nadia Mohammadi Pour, both from Ahwaz were arrested 20 days ago and taken to an unknown location. The women’s families have …

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Iran: Baha’i Man Still Unable To Open Business After 10 Years

Iran-HRM – The business of a Baha’i citizen identified as Payam Wali was closed down more than 10 years ago by government institutions. Mr. Wali’s attempts at opening his business again by taking his case to the appeals court, the Supreme Court, and other government agencies over the past 10 years has been futile and the business of this citizens …

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Iran Makes Widespread Arrests Following Ahwaz Protests Against Discrimination

Iran-HRM – Iranian regime has a long history of applying discriminatory policies against the ethnic and religious minorities. In a last episode, the state TV showed a cartoon in which it used figurines to depict various ethnicity but the segment completely ignored the Arab origins of Ahwaz. Major discontent flared up in the city of Ahwaz, the Khuzestan provincial capital …

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Activists and UN Officials Call on Iran to Stop the Hanging of a Kurdish Prisoner

Radiozamaneh – UN officials and right to life activists in Iran have called upon Iran to stop the execution of a Kurdish prisoner who has reportedly not received a fair trial and has been tortured in prison.×170.jpg 300w,×34.jpg 60w” sizes=”(max-width: 519px) 100vw, 519px” style=”vertical-align: middle; max-width: 660px; height: auto;”> The impending execution of Ramin Hossein Panahi who was arrested on 22 …

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Shapur Rashno Deprived of Meeting His Lawyer

HRANA News Agency – Shapur Rashno, an activist in Andimeshk city, has been arrested by Intelligence Office’s agents in Ahwaz on January 7, 2018. Despite several weeks since being arrested, he is still deprived of the right to have a lawyer.

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