Wednesday , 25 May 2022

Human rights

Revolutionary Guards Try to Silence US-Based Iranian Dissident by Arresting Her Sister

Iranhumanrights.org – Leila Haghighatjou, the sister of Fatemeh Haghighatjou, an outspoken critic of the Islamic Republic, was arrested by the Revolutionary Guards to intimidate the former member of Parliament, an informed source told the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. “The reality is that they want to put Fatemeh’s sister, Leila, under pressure to force Fatemeh to stop her activities …

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Opposition Leader’s Son: Khamenei and Rouhani Are Responsible for Extrajudicial House Arrests

Iranhumanrights.org – The son of Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, who has been detained under house arrest without trial since 2011, told the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that ultimate responsibility for the situation lies with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, whose “personal decision” resulted in the extrajudicial act. Mohammad Taghi Karroubi, who spoke to the Campaign from London on …

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Intelligence Ministry Violently Arrests Teenage Ethnic Arab Activist in Khuzestan

Iranhumanrights.org – Ali Kab-Aomair, a 17-year-old ethnic Arab activist, has been held incommunicado since he was violently arrested on February 8, 2017 by agents of the Intelligence Ministry in Ahwaz, Khuzestan Province (southwestern Iran). The agents, who broke Kab-Aomair’s arm while arresting him, were watching Kab-Aomair for at least a month before they detained him, his cousin told the Campaign for Human …

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FURTHER INFORMATION: IRAN: MAN ARRESTED AT 17 FACES IMMINENT EXECUTION: HAMID AHMADI

Amnesty – The execution of Hamid Ahmadi, an Iranian man arrested when he was just 17 years old, has been rescheduled for 18 February. He continues to be held in solitary confinement in Lakan prison in the city of Rasht, northern Iran, further exacerbating his mental anguish. To view the report click the below link: http://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/MDE1356802017ENGLISH.pdf

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Iran: Nine Prisoners Hanged

Iran Human Rights -Nine prisoners were recently hanged in Iran. Two unidentified prisoners were reportedly hanged at Mashhad’s Vakilabad Prison on Sunday February 12 on murder charges, and seven unidentified prisoners were reportedly hanged at Qom’s Langroud Prison on Monday February 13 on drug related charges. According to the state-run news agency Rokna, one of the prisoners from Vakilabad Prison …

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Iran: Four prisoners in imminent danger of execution

Iran Human Rights -Four prisoners are in imminent danger of execution after they were transferred to solitary confinement in Karaj’s Rajai Shahr Prison. At least four prisoners ain Rajai Shahr Prison have been transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for their executions. According to close sources, the prisoners were transferred on Saturday February 11. The prisoners have been identified as: …

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Iran sentences man to 10 years for espionage

washingtonpost — Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that a 62-year-old man has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term on espionage charges. The Monday report quotes Hassan Heidari, a judiciary official in the northeastern city of Mashhad, as saying the accused person was arrested five months ago. The report does not identify the man. The verdict comes after …

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Despite Minor Reforms, the Iranian Penal Code is Still Failing Children

HRW – Yesterday, Tehran’s prosecutor, Mahmood Jafari Dolat Abadi, announced that death sentences previously issued against six child offenders had been reversed, in line with the country’s amended penal code. But he failed to mention that in January alone, two young men arrested as children were executed, according to human rights groups, and at least 49 more child offenders remain in imminent danger of …

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Iran commutes death sentences of six juvenile offenders

GulfNews – Tehran: Iran has commuted death sentences against six juvenile offenders following UN criticism it was executing people who had committed crimes as children at “an unprecedented rate”, a report said on Thursday. Prosecutors asked the judiciary to reconsider 10 cases, the Shahrvand newspaper quoted Tehran chief prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi as saying. “Six requests were accepted and their …

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Comprehensive 2016 Iran Human Rights Report

Hrana -This leaflet contains the 2016’s analytical and statistical annual report on the human rights in Iran, prepared by the Department of Statistics and Publications of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI). This statistic analysis report presented by HRAI is the result of the daily efforts of this organization and its dedicated members as part of a daily statistic and …

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