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40 Civil Society Organizations Urge UN to Support Resolution on Human Rights in Iran

CHRI – Forty civil society organizations including the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) have signed a letter urging UN member states to support Canada’s resolution on human rights in Iran that will be presented to the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly on November 14, 2018.

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Attorney Must Be Released from Prison in Iran While Case is Under Appeal

CHRI – Mohammad Najafi May Also Be Flogged Despite Health Concerns November 12, 2018—The attorney Mohammad Najafi is being imprisoned unlawfully while his appeal process is underway and should be released immediately, said the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). His sentence, including the 74 lashes he was assigned, should be suspended as Iranian judicial processes dictate, said CHRI.

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Elderly Turkish Citizen Declares Hunger Strike in Urmia Prison

Human Rights Activist News Agency (HRANA)- Dejected at the Judiciary’s broken promise to return him to his native Turkey, ailing 70-year-old prisoner Hatim Ertoghlu declared hunger strike November 9th.

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Impromptu Exile Transfer Prompts Abdolreza Ghanbari to Hunger Strike

Human Rights Activist News Agency (HRANA) – Teacher and political prisoner Abdolreza Ghanbari, who on October 13th of this year was taken to Evin Prison’s Ward 8 to serve the remainder of a once-dormant sentence, has reportedly declared hunger strike following his November 10th transfer to the Quarantine Ward of Rajai Shahr Prison.

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Iran Executions: Woman Hanged at Sanandaj Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) -A woman was hanged at Sanandaj Prison this morning.

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