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Judiciary Official to Imprisoned HR Activist Hossein Ronaghi Maleki: You Will Eventually Die In Prison

  A Judiciary official, answering Hossein Ronaghi Maleki making a complaint about the authorities neglecting his and other political prisoners’ situation, responded: “You will eventually die in prison, and after a few weeks of the media noise, everything will become quite.” The Kaleme website describes a short meeting that the incarcerated human rights activist, Hossein […]

Student Activist Forcefully Arrested to Serve Prison Sentence

  Security forces stormed the home of Ashkan Zahabian, a former Mashhad University student and member of the Daftar Tahkim Vahdat Student Organization General Council, arrested him, and transferred him to Babol’s Mati Kola Prison on May 27, a source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. According to the source, the security […]

Environmental activist Mostafa Bani-Sharif arrested

  An environmental activist from Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province has been arrested. According to opposition site Daneshjoo news, Mostafa Bani-Sharif was arrested on Tuesday after being summoned to the Intelligence Bureau of Shahrekord city, the province’s capital. Bani-Sharif is said to have been a signatory to a letter written by 80 activists in the province […]

Iranian Activist Flees Iran, Says ‘Civil Society Is In A State Of Desperation’

  Well-known Iranian human rights activist Kouhyar Goudarzi — who had been banned from his studies, jailed a number of times, and sentenced to five years in prison — recently fled Iran. Goudarzi, a member and former head of the Committee of Human Rights Reporters, was honored while behind bars with the National Press Club’s […]

Longtime Iranian political activist, Dr. Ahmad Sadr Haj Seyed Javadi Died

  Veteran Iranian political activist Dr. Ahmad Sadr Haj Seyed Javadi (24 June 1917 – 31 March 2013), who co-founded the Freedom Movement, a nationalist-religious organization, has died at the age of 96 in Tehran on Sunday 11 Farvardin 1392 (31 March 2013)He was born into a clerical family in Qazvin on 24 June 1917. […]

Incarcerated Student Activist Zia Nabavi Transferred to an Undisclosed Location

          Incarcerated student activist and spokesperson for the Council to Defend the Right to Education Seyed Zia Nabavi who has been serving a 10 year prison sentence in exile at Karoon prison was reportedly taken to the Revolutionary Court in Ahvaz yesterday and later transferred to an undisclosed location.

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