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Weekly report on Human Right Violation in Iran (19/05/2013)

  The Sentences: Execution Flogging, amputation, imprisonment and custody1. On Thursday the 9th of March Jahan-bakhsh Soltan-zadeh and Behnam Bagheri, two Civil Rights Activists were arrested by security agents in Maku.2. On Saturday the 11th of May Mojtaba Maleki, the prosecutor of Public and Revolutionary Court of Kermanshah announced the execution by hanging of a […]

Why Have My Rights Been Trampled? An Open Letter from a Lawyer

  Massoud Shafiee, the lawyer who represented the three American hikers in Iran, shared an open letter to the Iranian authorities with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. In the letter, he calls out the Iranian authorities for confiscating of his passport, monitoring all his communications, and preventing him from continuing his professional […]

Weekly report on Human Right Violation in Iran (05/05/2013)

  Responses to Human Rights Abuses in Iran 1. Mohammad-Ali Taheri, founder of “Halgheh Gnosticism”, has gone on a hunger strike, in order to protest against sabotaging of the cases by the investigators and interrogators. Mohammad-Ali Taheri is now in section 2A of Evin prison due to his religious beliefs, and so far, there is […]

Iran government increasingly violating labour rights, says Human Rights Watch

  The Iranian government is increasingly violating workers’ rights to peaceful assembly and association. Dozens of labor and independent trade union activists are in prison for speaking out in defense of workers.Human Rights Watch called for the government to end the crackdown and free labor rights advocates in anticipation of International Workers’ Day on May […]

Abdolghafour Ghalandari Nejad Released From Bandar Abbas’s Central Prison

  Abdolghafour Ghalandari Nejad, Gonabadi Dervish and one of the collaborators of Majzooban Noor website, was released after spending nine days in detention.According to Majzooban Noor website, Abdolghafour Ghalandari Nejad who was arrested on Saturday, 31 Farvardin 1392 ( April 20, 2013) after being interrogated in Bandar Abbas’s Intelligence office for 5 days and had […]

Weekly report on Human Right Violation in Iran (28/04/2013)

  Responses to Human Rights Abuses in Iran1. The Belgium Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders on behalf of the Belgium government and EU countries, showed their support in a letter for the continuous work done by the special reporter for Iran ‘Dr Ahmad Shaheed’. They also demanded the immediate and […]

Weekly report on Human Right Violation in Iran (21/04/2013)

Responces to Human Rights Abuses in Iran 1. Ana Gomes, one of European Parliament’s representatives, issued an official letter to the Iranian ambassadors, such as Mahmood Barimani in the regime’s embassy in Brussels, and Hasan Gharibi at the regime’s embassy in Lisbon, Portugal, requesting them to take immediate action regarding the situations of the Dervishes […]

U.S. Issues Country Reports On Human Rights Practices (Situation of Dervish Lawyers)

  The U.S. State Department has released its “Country Reports On Human Rights Practices” for 2012, highlighting crackdowns on civil society, struggles for democratic change, and threats to freedom of expression. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry presented the reports to the media in Washington on April 19. The document states that “governments continued to […]

Weekly report on Human Right Violation in Iran (14/04/2013)

  Responses to Human Rights abuses in Iran 1. Due to the continued imprisonment and critical states of the dervishes, more than 365 Iranian activists, human rights activists and academic figures, have published a statement in order to draw the international attention to the critical state of the dervishes and demand their immediate release.2. According […]

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