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We are told “Article 134 of New Islamic Penal Code is not Applicable to my Son” Mother of Kasra Nouri said

  Mother of  Kasra Nouri, prisoner of conscience that after passing more than four years in prison still his demand for the application of Article 134 of the new Penal Code has not been granted said to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran; “we applied this new article for Kasra at the early […]

Half of the Sentences of Jailed Gonabadi Dervishes on Probation

  One of the lawyers of seven rights activists of Dervishes jailed in wards 4, 7 and 8, said that “almost half of the length of sentences of these individuals has been changed on probation (the suspended prison sentence)”.According to the issued verdict by Branch 54 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, which has recently […]

EPP Group Call to the release of nine Gonabadi Dervishes in Iran

  ” I am deeply concerned about the condition of nine imprisoned Dervishes who are members of the Nematollahi-Gonbadi-Order in Iran. A month ago, the Dervishes went into a hunger strike in response to the ongoing suppression of members of the Iranian-Muslim- Sufi- citizens (the Dervishes) in Iran. The dervishes only interrupted their hunger strike […]

October 2014 report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran (mentioning Gonabadi Dervishes)

  The report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ahmed Shaheed. Submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 25/24 to the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in October 2014. The Special Rapporteur submits the present report pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution. He […]

Gonabadi Dervishes and Civil Disobedience

  In an analytical essay entitled “Gonabadi Dervishes and Civil Disobedience”, Tavana website focuses on the dervishes’ sufferings and consequent protests, drawing upon the ideas of Farhad Nouri, the editor-in-chief of Majzooban Noor website, and Ammar Maleki, a researcher in political sciences. Tavana website introduces itself as an electronic training platform for Iranian civil society […]

The Imprisoned Dervishes Stopped Hunger Strike and Announced this in a Letter; Congratulations to Brothers Who Are our Friends and Brothers Who Are Opposed to Us on the Eid.

  According to Majzooban Noor, on the eve of Eid al-Adha (feast of the sacrifice), the imprisoned Dervishes announced the end of their hunger strike saying “We do not want to make our brothers and sisters, who are all members of one soul, to suffer even more”.    Part of their letter reads: “The security-oriented […]

Prison Officials Threaten to Transfer of Jailed Dervish Strikers to Solitary Confinement

  Evin prison guards are trying to take the imprisoned Dervishes who are on hunger strike since twelve days ago, to solitary confinement.According to Kalame, following statement from Dervish prisoners announcing mass hunger strike to protest the violations of their constitutional rights, the Evin prison’s Warden, “Momeni” by putting pressure on the prison administrators wanted […]

Reporters Without Borders: Lives of detained Sufi journalists in the balance

      They began a hunger strike on 31 August in protest against prison conditionsReporters Without Borders is very worried about the many journalists and netizens who continue to be detained despite suffering serious ailments, and condemns the lack of adequate medical treatment in the prisons where they are held. There is currently a […]

Physical Weakness of Jailed Dervishes Due to the Hunger Strike/ Amir Eslami Transferred to Prison Infirmary

  The reports from Evin prison indicate that Amir Eslami is in critical condition and all nine jailed Gonabadi Dervishes who have begun a hunger strike are suffering from extreme body weakness.According to Majzooban Noor, last night, 19 Shahrivar (10 September) imprisoned Gonabadi Dervish lawyer in Evin’s ward 7 , Amir Eslami, suffered from a […]

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