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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 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. A founding member of the Freedom Movement of Iran, he has been described as a representative of […]

Gonabadi Dervishes mark anniversary of Mr. Hadi Tabandeh’s death

  First anniversary of death of Mr. Hadi Tabandeh, the son of Hajj Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh, Majzoob Ali Shah yesterday on 19th of Ordibehest ( May,9 ) was held to mark a year since his death in (Doulatsara) the house of the great Qutb of Nematollahi Gonabadi Sufi Order, His excellency Dr. Noor Ali Tabandeh. According to a report by Majzooban Noor, coinciding with this memorial ceremony which was held at ” Doulatsara “, […]

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. Katouzian was one of those experts who provided the drafts of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Constitution, however he was […]

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 presence of the Holy great Qutb of Nematollahi Gonabadi Order, Hajj Dr.Noor Ali Tabandeh, “Majzoob AliShah” , his honorable family […]

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 he spoke of Sattar’s murder, and he always told us, ‘You must forgive Sattar’s murderer, as [Imam] Ali did.’ He […]

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 that meeting in August 1988, without any warning, Iran’s prison authorities suspended all family visits. Televisions and radios were removed […]

Sattar Beheshti’s Aggressor Could Still Be Prosecuted

  The Head of the Iranian Medical Examiner’s Office said on Tuesday, July 9, that according to his organization’s final report, the blows dealt to blogger Sattar Beheshti during his interrogation were not fatal and could not have caused his death, Mehr News Agency reported. Dr. Ahmad Shojaee also told Mehr that in the Medical Examiner’s toxicology reports, nothing could be found to indicate death by unnatural causes. Nonetheless, the Head of the Medical Examiner’s […]

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 to be released next February but, unfortunately he died due of a heart attack at Shahid Rejaei’s hospital in Karaj. […]

Two Years After Hoda Saber’s Death

  Hoda Reza Zadeh Saber (19 March 1959 – 10 June 2011) was an Iranian journalist, translator and political activist. He served several prison terms since 2000,[1] and died while on a hunger strike in prison protesting the death of Haleh Sahabi.[2] Saber played a leading role in the magazine Iran-e Farda (Iran of Tomorrow), which was published from 1992 to 2000.Saber was devoted to social justice. In recent years he had been working in […]

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 Master himself. During his spiritual journeys he met many other Sufi Masters who shed light upon his path and helped […]

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