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If No Journalists Jailed in Iran, Why Did You Promise Their Release?

  The Iranian president’s short but strange answer to Christian Amanpour’s question has unleashed a wave of criticism against him. One of Rouhani’s main slogans during his presidential campaign was the release of journalists and political prisoner. Only a year after coming to power, however, Rouhani told CNN that he “does not believe that an […]

Hunger Strike Goes on Until Freedom of Dervishes; Jailed Dervishes Mention their Demands on Hunger Strike.

  Nine of jailed rights activists of Gonabadi Dervishes in prisons of Evin of Tehran and Nezam in Shiraz, in an open statement mentioned their goals and objectives of the collective hunger strike.The vocal and collective hunger strike on September 9, commenced when the officials of the prison intensified extra restrictions on Dervishes again.Although the […]

Amnesty International: Jailed for being a journalist

  Journalists and media workers in Iran are yet again targeted for repression as Amnesty International has documented a surge over the last few months in the number of media professionals being arrested and imprisoned for carrying out their journalistic activities. The fresh crackdown appears to be aimed at crushing hopes heralded by promises of […]

Iranian activist jailed for four years: Maryam Shafi’ Pour

  Prisoner of conscience Maryam Shafi’ Pour has had her seven-year prison sentence reduced to four years on appeal. Maryam Shafi’ Pour’s sentence was reduced to four years’ imprisonment on 28 May, by Branch 54 of the Appeals Court of Tehran. Activist Maryam Shafi’ Pour had been sentenced to seven years in prison on 2 […]

Grievance of Jailed Gonabadi Dervish, Mostafa Abdi against Judge Salavati

  Imprisoned Gonabadi Dervish, Mostafa Abdi has complained against judge Salavati to disciplinary prosecutor court of Judges over the violations of law during his case investigation process and the issuance of three year jail sentence by the judge.According to Majzooban Noor, Dervish rights activist, Mostafa Abdi who is currently being held at Evin Prison’s Ward […]

The Families of Jailed Hunger Strikers: Our Dear Ones Are Close to Death

   The hunger strike of Mehdi Khazali , Kasra Nouri , and Saleh Morady is approaching its 100th day.Up to now all that the families of these prisoners have done, including all appeals to the judicial authorities , to save them, have come to nothing.Moradi’s wife , by referring to her useless meeting with the […]

Critical Condition of Hamid Reza Moradi and Other Jailed Gonabadi Dervishes in Evin Prison

  Mrs. Khalili, the wife of Hamid Reza Moradi , one of the seven jailed Gonabadi Dervish lawyers, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, “The health situation of my husband and other imprisoned lawyers are deteriorating and now suffer from a many ailments. They are being held in the basement cells of […]

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