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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A Report about Sohail Arabi’s Situation in Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Sohail Arabi is a prisoner of conscience who has been sentenced to 7 years and six months in prison and held in ward 350 of Evin prison since 2012. He had to spend his birthday on August 20 in prison, while judicial and prison authorities are rejecting his requests for parole […]

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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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The List of Women, Imprisoned on Charge of Muharebeh

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners who have been sentenced with the old penal code, now have a chance of retrial, reduction of sentence and even freedom. Currently, many prisoners, including at least 11 female prisoners have heavy sentences on the charge of Muharebeh. The following list, as the first list of “prisoners with Muharebeh charges”, […]


Rahai Group Published the Persian Translation of Menstrupedia

HRANA News Agency – Rahai Group has translated and published a book entitled “Menstrupedia” under the slogan of “Towards a liberating education” as an active group in protecting children’s rights in Iran. This is the second step of the group in the project of “Menstrual Encyclopedia”. You can download this book for free. According to […]

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11 Sunni Prisoners Are Still at the Risk of Execution

HRANA News Agency – After the execution of at least 20 Sunni prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, fears and concerns about the fate of other prisoners in the prison with the similar charges and cases have increased. Among the death row prisoners of “Tohid and Jahad” case, only two prisoners, including a juvenile offender have survived […]

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Jafar Rostami Rad Released after 2 Days of Detention

HRANA News Agency – On August 17, Jafar Rostami Rad from Ardabil was released “without bail” from Evin prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on August 17, Jafar Rostami Rad who had been arrested two days earlier and had been transferred to Evin prison, was released “without bail” from […]


A Report about Sunni Prisoners in West Azerbaijan Province

HRANA News Agency – At least eleven Sunni civilians were arrested by the Intelligence Ministry about three months ago in Bokan and Mahabad. A number of them were recently released from prison. Some of them are still held in detention of Orumiyeh Intelligence Office and some of them have been transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison. According to the report of the Human […]

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A Woman Killed by the Police in Sardasht

HRANA News Agency – On Thursday, August 11, a 36-year-old woman was killed following the shooting by the police forces under the supervision of Torjan Base to a Toyota car suspected of carrying Koolbars. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Thursday, August 11, following the shooting by the police forces under the […]

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Mostafa Fathizadeh’s Case Sent to the Criminal Court of Khuzestan Province

HRANA News Agency – The court session of Mostafa Fathizadeh, journalist of Payk-e-Shooshtar newspaper was held in branch number 101 of criminal court of Shooshtar, and the judge announced incompetency of the court and sent the case to the criminal court of the province. According to the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), […]


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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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Elahe Sharifpour – Hicks: Working for HRAI is a Unique Around a Clock Work

August 15, 2016

Peace Line monthly – Elahe Sharifpour-Hicks has been defending human rights for more than two decades. She was the Iran researcher for the Human Rights Watch from 1994 to 2001, and is currently the manager of Human Rights and Planning at New York. On the tenth anniversary of the Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI), […]



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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