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Iran Arrests Ex-Prosecutor Dubbed ‘Torturer of Tehran’

VOA – Iranian police have arrested a former prosecutor known as the “torturer of Tehran,” who faces a two-year prison sentence over the death of prisoners following 2009 protests, Iranian media reported Sunday. The official website of the judiciary,, said former Tehran prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi had been arrested, without elaborating. The semi-official Tasnim news agency said police detained Mortazavi …

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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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Five Detainees in Borujerd under Pressure for False Confessions

HRANA News Agency – The Ministry of Intelligence issued a statement announcing the arrest of “the core of the terrorist group in Borujerd”. The statement claimed that the core has played a role in subversive acts during the recent national protests. Also, a member of this group has been wounded in a clash during the arrest, according to the security …

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Eight Prisoners Including Two Afghans Executed in Iran

Iran Human Rights – Eight prisoners most of whom were charged with murder were secretly executed at Rajai Shahr Prison. According to a close source, on the morning of Wednesday, April 18, eight prisoners most of whom were charged with murder were executed at Rajai Shahr Prison. One of the prisoners were identified as Akbar Eftekhari from ward 6, who …

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