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HRANA News Agency – The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists in Iran has published the following monthly report on the human rights situation in Iran during the period of January – February, 2015 (Persian calendar month of Bahman, 1393). This report cannot perfectly and comprehensively reflect the details of human […]


Political Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison Celebrate Norooz

HRANA News Agency – Political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, celebrated Norooz (Iranian New Year). According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), political prisoners of Hall 12 in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj celebrated Norooz in prison. The celebration was held by the collective efforts of prisoners […]


Iranian Elite Imprisoned since One Thousand and Five Hundred Days ago

HRANA News Agency – Omid Koukabi, Iranian elite student, has been kept in Evin prison for approximately 1500 days so far. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Omid Koukabi, elite Physics student who has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, passed his 1500th day in prison. Omid Koukabi is […]

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Latest Information on Athena Farghdani’s Status

HRANA News Agency – Athena Faraghdani, who had been transferred to a two-person cell in ward 2-A of the Revolutionary Guards, is waiting for her trial. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Athena Faraghdani,  children’s rights activist and painter who had been recently on hunger strike for 21 […]

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3rd class pupil has an operation because of being whipped

HRANA News Agency – Abdulhamid Gargij, 9-year-old student, was sent to “Imam Ali Hospital”, in Zahedan, because of being whipped by the school teacher. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Abdulhamid Gargij, son of Noorollah, 9-year-old, 3rd class student at Shahid Mirhosseini primary school in Mirjaveh city, was sent to […]


Execution of Four Prisoners in Maragheh Prison

HRANA News Agency – Four prisoners with drug related charges were executed in Maragheh prison on February 27. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), four prisoners with drug related charges has been executed in Maragheh prison on February 27. These prisoners were Bahram Ashtari, Atef Ranjbar, Karim saadaat and Vali […]


16 Prisoners In Urmia Prison Receive Imprisonment Sentences

HRANA News Agency – The court verdicts for 16 civilians, who were arrested in the city of Urmia with political and security charges, were issued. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), in February 2015, branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in Urmia issued the court verdict for 15 […]

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12 Instructors of Erfane Halghe Received Their Sentences

HRANA News Agency – 12 instructors of Erfane Halgheh (Interuniversalism Mysticism) have been sentences to 24 years imprisonment and about 100 Million Tomans Fines. According to HRANA quoting from Mashregh, 40 followers and instructors of Erfane Halgheh were arrested in a teaching session and 12 of them were prosecuted and sentenced. These 12 Erfane Halgheh […]

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The Khorramshari Vendor Passed Away in Hospital

HRANA News Agency – Younes Asakereh passed away due to severity of his injuries in Motahari hospital in Tehran on Sunday. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Younes Asakereh, Khoozestani vendor who had committed self-emollition in protest to municipality officers’ behaviorz, passed away due to severity of his injuries. A […]

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A Prominent Iranian Producer Is Being Held at Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Mostafa Azizi, prominent television producer and author, was arrested on February 1st, 2015 and is currently being held at the Evin prison. Sources indicate that Azizi was placed in solitary confinement shortly after his arrest. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Azizi was held at the […]


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Two Political and Conscience Prisoners’ Letter on the New Year

March 22, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Ibrahim Firouzi and Arash Moghadam Aslanpoor in a letter on the New Year have written, “Forsaking people is not forgiveness. Forgiveness is a response to the confession by which, we abandon our resentment and anger for not being consumed by them. Forgiveness means a choice that we love people in contrast […]


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Untold Stories of Nasir Abad – Interview with Habibollah Sarbazi

February 17, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Nasirabad is one of the villages in the county of Sarbaz located in the province of Sistan and Balouchestan (Rusk as its capital). This village become centre of attention of Human Rights Organisations after security forces raided the village and arrested 30 locals on 4:00 am, 04 January 2015. Those arrested […]


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36 Human Rights Organizations Urge Member States to Vote YES to Defend Human Rights in Iran

March 13, 2015

March 12, 2015 To: Member States of the UN Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned human rights and civil society groups, write to you to urge your government to support the resolution to renew the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran at […]

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