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 June-July, 2016 (Persian calendar month of Tir, 1395). This report cannot perfectly and comprehensively reflect the details of human rights […]

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The List of Prisoners Charged with Muharebeh and Sentenced to More than 20 Years

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners who have been charged with Muharebeh according to the old Penal Code, would find the chance of a retrial, after the changes and may receive reduction in their sentences or be released. Currently there are at least 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different […]

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Hamid Babai’s Charges Changed and Retrial Rejected

HRANA News Agency – The charges against Hamid Babai, political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were changed in the case whose verdict had recently been issued and approved by the Court of Appeal and according to the new charges, the Supreme Court rejected his retrial request. Mr. Babai is suffering from eardrum, chronic […]


The Newest List of Political Prisoners in Women’s Ward of Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – In women’s ward of Evin prison, known as Nesvan ward, there are many mothers along with other women who are kept in a bad environment, phone calls are not allowed and visits are very limited. This report is trying to give an overview about the condition and status of 24 female […]

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Amanj Vaisi; Death Row Juvenile Offender in Marivan Prison

HRANA News Agency – Amanj Vaisi, juvenile offender who was arrested and sentenced to death on charge of murder when was 15, is still being held in prison in Marivan after 10 years in the shadow of death. He is not a child any more. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency […]

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Prisoners under Pressure in Karaj Central Prison for Revealing News of Executions

HRANA News Agency – Following the execution of 12 prisoner in Karaj Central Prison and leakage of news to media, security forces have raided ward number 5 and after beating and threating prisoners, transferred at least 6 of them to solitary confinements for interrogations. Security forces are looking for the way that information has been […]

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9 Arab Civilians Arrested in Khuzestan Province

HRANA News Agency – Reports indicate more pressure on Arab citizens, especially in the south of Khuzestan province. At least 9 civilians were arrested by security forces and there is no information about the status of three of them. Also, the revolutionary court sentenced a social activist and poet to two years in prison. Bagher […]


Increasing Pressure on Christians in Iran

HRANA News Agency – The pressures have increased on religious minorities in Iran in recent months. At least 31 Christians, including 3 citizens of Azerbaijan Republic have been arrested in Isfahan, Tehran and Firoozkooh. 19 of these are under detention and the fate of 11 people is not known yet. According to the report of […]


Authorities Prevent Shahrokh Zamani’s Relatives from Holding His First Anniversary

HRANA News Agency – Relatives and friends of Shahrokh Zamani, a labor activist who died last September in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, wanted to hold the first anniversary of his death in Tehran, but the event was canceled by Ministry of Intelligence’s threats. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in […]


A Journalist Detained and Interrogated for Several Hours

HRANA News Agency – A correspondent was arrested and interrogated for 7 hours in the building of Tehran Municipality. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ferortish Rezvanieh had announced on his page that he had introduced him to the guards of both buildings of Municipality of District 3 and they […]


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HRAI Repudiated the Kind of Human Rights Reporting of “the Human of Our Own Kind.”

September 19, 2016

Peace Line Monthly / Shahed Alavi - The story of violations of human rights in Kurdistan is full of sorrows. This sorrowful story, this open wound was denied for a very long time, either because it was labeled as a lie and victimization, or because sometimes it was narrated in a way that was too heroic […]



Journalists’ and Media Activists’ Opinion about HRANA

Peace Line Monthly – “Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA)” which serves as the first professional human rights news agency in Iran, has announced its purpose: informing and educating the public in a way that benefits the victims of human rights violations. How has this news agency which is a compilation of journalism principles with […]



Numerous Executions of Sunni Prisoners in Iran, Continuation of the Ideology of Creators of Summer 1988

August 18, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI) condemns the mass execution of at least 20 Sunni prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison. HRAI issued a statement in which it states that the victims were deprived of a fair trial and it also states that the consequences of executions of these prisoners will be […]

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