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 Saghez Central Prison

HRANA News Agency – Saghez Central Prison as most prisons in the country has many problems including environmental, behavioral and management, inmates in the prison are the best narrators to explain the situation in such places. Prisoners in Central Prison of Saghez had prepared a report to attract the attention of the authorities and reform the […]

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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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Marjan Davari; Over 10 Months of Detention in Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Marjan Davari, 50-year-old scholar and translator was arrested by security forces and is kept in the women’s ward of Evin prison. Despite over 10 months of detention, her hearing has not been held and the charges against her are not known yet. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency […]

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Rahai Group Published Their Newest Book on Sex Education

HRANA News Agency – Rahai group has translated and published a book entitled “Where did I come from?” 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 “sex education for children”. You can download […]


A Drug Offender Executed in Gorgan

HRANA News Agency – A drug offender was executed in central prison of Gorgan. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a prisoner was executed on charge of “transportation and storage of drugs” in central prison of Gorgan on Sunday, August 14. The prisoners has been identified as “Hamidreza Roostasefat”. […]

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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 […]


11 Christians Arrested in Isfahan

HRANA News Agency – On August 12, eleven members of a house church in Isfahan were arrested and transferred to an unknown location. The fate and whereabouts of detainees remain unknown. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Ilyas, Mohsen Khubyar, Edmund Khachatvryan, Mohammad Malek Khataiee, Samaneh Shahbazifar, Arash Ghodsi, Fatemeh Amini, Maryam Zenobi, Amin Ahanin, Hamid Sepidar along with another unidentified person […]

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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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A Transsexual Civilian Arrested in Golestan Province

HRANA News Agency – Valiullah Vaziri, transsexual resident of Galikesh in Golestan province who had been collectively raped, was ridiculed after going to the police. After protests from this citizen to their disregard, he was detained and transferred to general crime prison in Gonbad-e-Kawoos. According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency […]


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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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