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On the Occasion of the Death Anniversary of Ayatollah Mahmoud Taleghani (19 shahrivar 58)

    Ayatollah Mahmoud Taleghani (1911 – September 9, 1979) was an Iranian theologian, humanist, Muslim reformer, democracy advocate and a senior Shi’a cleric of Iran. Taleghani was a contemporary of the Iranian Revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and a leader in his own right of Iran’s Shi’a resistance movement against the pro-western, secularist Shah […]

Gonabadi Dervishes’s Lawyers Condole the Death of Dr. Katouzian ” the Father of Iran’s Science of Law”

  The imprisoned lawyers and Gonabadi Dervish rights activists sent a message expressing their condolences over the death of author, Professor Amir Naser Katouzian known in the country as ” the father of Iran’s science of law”.Born in 1927, Professor Katouzian has 45 books in his career mostly used as university curriculum in teaching Law. […]

Majzooban Noor Managers and Jailed Dervishes Send a Message of Condolences on Mr. Hadi Tabandeh’s Death

Hou 121 If YOU take my soul, it is just like sugar If I’m with YOU, death is sweeter than life   Imprisoned Gonabadi Dervishes and administrators of Majzooban Noor website would like to express their sincere condolences on this sorrowful death of their bother in faith and the late Mr. Hadi Tabandeh to the […]

Sattar Beheshti’s Mother: All Efforts Focused on Protecting Murderer

  Sattar Beheshti’s mother told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that the indictment issued for her son’s prison death case for “quasi-intentional murder” was unexpected. “We’re really disappointed with the indictment. Up until the time the indictment was issued, every time we saw Mr. Shahriari, the case’s Investigative Judge, in the meetings […]

Iran still seeks to erase the ‘1988 prison massacre’ from memories, 25 years on

  The last time Jafar Behkish saw his brothers, Mahmud and Mohammad Ali, both political activists imprisoned in Iran, they only had 10 minutes to talk through a glass window. None of them imagined that it would be their last interaction or the horror that would unfold over the following months. A few weeks after […]

Afshin Osanlo’s Sister: We Are In A Shock Over My Brother’s Death

On Thursday June 20, incarcerated labor activist Afshin Osanlo was taken to a hospital after he suffered a heart attack in Rejaei Shahr prison . Unfortunately he did not survive his heart attack. Director of Tehran’s prisons in an interview with ISNA confirmed Afshin Osanlo’s death and said, Osanlo was arrested in 2010 and was […]

Remembering Hazrat Shah Nematollah Wali on the Occasion of his Birthday and Death

  Sayyid Nūruddīn Kermānī Shāh Ne’matollāh was one of the most influential and prominent Persian Sufi Masters. He was born in Aleppo, Syria, in 1330 CE. He was a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad. His father, Mīr ‘Abdullāh was a Sufi Master. He passed his spirituality on to his son, who later became a Sufi […]

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