Friday , 12 August 2022

Human rights

Iran executes Kurd political prisoner Firuz Mosalu

Iran-HRM – Iranian regime executed a Kurd political prisoner Firuz Mosalu on Monday in Urmia Prison, northwest Iran. The Revolutionary Court of Urmia had previously sentenced him to death on the charges of “enmity with God” for “membership” in a dissident Kurdish organization. Reports say he was denied due process and the right to a court of review. The Kurd …

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Iranian Teacher detained in IRGC’s solitary confinement

Iran-HRM – Eskandar Lotfi, a member of the Managing Board of the Marivan Teachers’ Association, has been held in solitary confinement in the IRGC’s Ward 2A at Evin Prison. he was arrested for participating in a peaceful gathering on May Day, which coincided with Teachers’ Day in Iran, and has been held in legal limbo since then. Eskander Lotfi, along …

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Ten Iranian teachers go on hunger strike protesting continued detention

Iran-HRM – Ten detained teachers, who have been held in Saqez Central Prison since June 15, started a hunger strike on Sunday in protest of their continued illegal detention and the authorities’ failure in processing their cases. According to the Iranian Teachers’ Trade Association, the striking teachers are, Khaled Abdollahi, Soleiman Abdi, Ahmad Ghaderi, Amanj Amini, Zahed Moradi, Esmail Reihani, …

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Paraplegic Gholam Eslami and Rasoul Khosravi-Baboli Executed for Murder in Shiraz

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Rasoul Khosravi-Baboli and Gholam Eslami were executed for murder in Shiraz Central Prison. Gholam (pictured) was paraplegic and transferred to the gallows in his wheelchair. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, two men were executed in Shiraz Central Prison on 19 June. Their identities have been established as 37-year-old Rasoul Khosravi-Baboli and Gholam …

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Abdulrashid Sahneh Executed for Murder in Gorgan

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Abdulrashid Sahneh, a Turkaman prisoner sentenced to retribution for murder, was executed in Gorgan Prison. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, a Turkaman prisoner was executed in Gorgan Prison (Amirabad) on 20 June. His identity has been established as 34-year-old Abdulrashid Sahneh who was sentenced to qisas (retribution-in-kind) for murder. At the time of writing, …

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The Necessity for Dialogue on the Transition from Authoritarianism in Iran; Ensuring Human Rights

iranhr.net – Events of the last few years have made the future of the Islamic Republic more uncertain than ever. The economic crisis has pulled a large sector of society into poverty and exposed systematic corruption and the authorities’ incompetence in solving people’s daily problems. Faced with discontent, the Islamic Republic’s only recourse has been to violently repress popular protests. …

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Iran says Biden still following Trump’s policies

Iran-HRM – Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh gave his last press conference on the job and discussed the nuclear talks which have been at a stalemate between Iran and the US. “The double standard polices of Washington have been clear to everyone for some time,” Khatibzadeh said. He said that on one hand, the US says they want to correct to …

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Elderly political prisoner deprived of medical care in NE Iran prison

Iran-HRM – A political activist who is serving his prison sentence in Mashhad’s Vakil Abad Prison in northeastern Iran has been deprived of medical care. Prison officials have banned Hashem Khastar, who is also a teacher from receiving medical care outside of prison because he refuses to be transferred to the hospital with shackles on his hand and feet. According …

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Over 100 partygoers arrested in north Iran: Media

Al-Arabia – Police have arrested 120 people for breaking Iran’s segregation and morality rules at a party in the forest in the northern province of Mazandaran, state media reported Sunday. “Members of this illegal tour… were arrested by the morality police and a lawsuit has been filed,” provincial judiciary chief Mohammad Sadegh Akbari said, quoted by state broadcaster IRIB. Akbari …

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Shah Gholam Kanjourian Executed for Drug Offences in Babol

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Shah Gholam Kanjourian was executed for drug-related charges in Babol Prison. According to HRANA news agency, a man was executed in Babol Prison on the morning of 16 June. His identity has been reported as 48-year-old Shah Gholam Kanjourian who was sentenced to death for drug-related charges by the Revolutionary Court after his arrest two …

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