HRANA News Agency – The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists Association of Iran has published the following monthly report on the human rights situation in Iran during the period of April-May, 2016 (Persian calendar month of Ordibehesht, 1395). This report cannot perfectly and comprehensively reflect the details of human rights […]

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Hamidreza Yazdani Returned to Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Hamidreza Yazdani, political prisoner returned to Evin prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hamidreza Yazdani, political prisoner, returned to Evin prison after the end of his furlough. Hamidreza Yazdani was first arrested on December 27, 2011, for disclosing top-secret letter from supreme leader’s office regarding […]

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Mahmoud Masumi Transferred to Great Prison of Tehran

HRANA News Agency – On June 6, Mahmoud Masumi, student who had been arrested in front of Dena Tire building, was transferred to Great Prison of Tehran (Fashafoyeh), once again. The reason for his transfer to the prison is still unknown. According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mahmoud Masumi, student who […]

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Shima Babi Summoned to Ministry of Intelligence

HRANA News Agency – On July 12, Shima Babai, civil rights activist who is free on the bail until her trial was summoned to “the office of the ministry of intelligence” to be there on Wednesday, July 13, by phone. The activist has been summoned for the fourth time after being released. According to the […]


A Teenager Committed Self-Immolation in Gonabd-e-Qavos City

HRANA News Agency – Following a family conflict, a teenage boy set himself in fire in Helal Ahmar Street in Gonbad-e Qavous. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a teenage boy set himself in fire in Helal Ahmar Street in the city of Gonbad-e-Qavous, in Golestan province, in […]

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A Prisoner Scheduled to Be Executed Within 3 Days

HRANA News Agency – Mehdi Pakgoftar, from Ilam is scheduled to be executed on drug related charges within 3 days. His elderly parents have sit in front of the Head of Judiciary’s Office since 2 months ago and insist on their son’s innocence. They say the Supreme Leader’s representative has also asked the authorities to […]

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4 Arab Civilians Arrested in Ahvaz

HRANA News Agency – Younes Alsorkhy, Adnan Bayanat, Harbi Alsary and Mustafa Obaidavi, four Arab civilians from Ahvaz have been arrested on Monday, July 4, 2016 and transferred to an unknown location. Probably their detention was due to calling for cleaning a street in the city for Eid al-Fitr prayers. According to the report of […]

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Yekta Fahandezh Sentenced to 5 Years

HRANA News Agency – Yekta Fahandezh-Sa`adi, a Bahai from Shiraz, has been sentenced to five years in prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), she was one of fifteen Bahais arrested in Shiraz in 2010. On February 3, 2012, she was again arrested by agents from the Ministry of […]


Violent Clashed Between the Civilians and Police in Asaluyeh

HRANA News Agency – Following the death of a sailor because of being suspicious of unloading smuggled goods by the police, a group of protesters by attacking a police vehicle burned it in front of Dakhl Taqi hospital in Asaluyeh and clashed with security forces during which several other civilians were wounded. Bushehr province police […]

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Isa Khan Hatami Released after 7 Hours of Interrogation

HRANA News Agency – On July 5, Isa Khan Hatami, member of the National Front of Iran and editor of banned Iranmehr magazine was summoned to the office of Ministry of Intelligence of Esrafin, and was interrogated for seven hours with 16 charges. He eventually was released by the warning of interrogators against the continuation […]


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The Human Right Activists in Iran and 10 Years of Experience and Team Work

June 3, 2016

Peace Line Monthly / Ali Kalaei – Out of the ashes of a great incident something new will always be born; something that perhaps is part of the evolution of that incident itself. A phoenix is born from its own ashes; although the new phoenix might be reborn with a different form each time, yet […]


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Mahmood Amiry-Moghadam: HRAI Does Not Represent a Specific Ideology and Political Wing

July 15, 2016

Peace Line Monthly – Mahmood Amiry-Moghadam is the co-founders of “Iran Human Rights (IHR)”, a non-profit organization mostly focused on death penalty in Iran. On the tenth anniversary of “Human rights Activists in Iran, (HRAI)”, while emphasizing on “discrimination exists in every social strata in a country like Iran”, Mr. Amiry-Moghadam told Peace Line Monthly: […]



Death, Cancer and Injustice Threaten Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s Life

May 18, 2016

HRANA – Fourteen Human rights organizations released a joint statement, expressing deep concern about the dire condition of political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh, who is dealing with cancer and illness in Minab prison, where he was exiled. The undersigned organizations highlighted the lack of medical attention threatening Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s life and demanded that the Iranian authorities […]

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