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Saeid Shirzad Faces New Charges in a Court without His Lawyer

  The court session of Saeid Shirzad was conducted, while his lawyer could not attend the session, because he was not informed. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Saeid Shirzad, children’s rights activist, was transferred to branch number 15 of the revolutionary court, early last week, without any notice and […]

A letter written by some of Gonabadi Dervishes to the Minister of Work and Social Welfare: “Security Forces Have Closed All the Routes to Prosperity and Empathy”

  A while ago, a crowd of dervishes gathered in Reza Welfare Centre (“Madad-kari-ye Reza” institute-“Reza Social Service institute) which was closed by the security forces. They issued a letter to the Minister of Work and Social Welfare, Ali Rabi’i, holding the manner in which the social workers were treated by intelligence agents responsible for the […]

Reza Shahabi in worrisome health continues hunger strike after 40 days

   Labor activist Reza Shahabi held in Rajai Shahr prison has lost 15 kilograms and lost consciousness several times in the past days while he continues his hunger strike that has now exceeded 40 days. CHRR reports that according to the Committee to Defend Reza Shahabi, the labor activist has severe fluctuations in his blood […]

A labor activist is still in solitary confinement of ward 209

  Behnam Ibrahimzadeh, the labor activist, is still kept in the solitary confinement in ward 209 of Evin Prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Behnam Ibrahimzadeh was summoned by the authorities in prison’s court, the Shahid Moghadas, and then transferred to solitary confinement in ward 209, which is governed […]

Jailed trade unionist’s health at risk: Reza Shahabi

  URGENT ACTION – Iranian trade unionist’s Reza Shahabi, held in Tehran’s Evin Prison, is in urgent need of medical care that he cannot obtain in prison. He is serving a six-year prison sentence. Reza Shahabi is a prisoner of conscience who must be released immediately and unconditionally. Reza Shahabi (also known as Reza Shahabi Zakaria), […]

Shahrokh Zamani is sentenced to another six months in prison

  After being tried once more, Shahrokh Zamani has been sentenced to another six months in prison.According to the report of committee to support Shahrokh Zamani, this labor activist who was sentenced to 11 years in prison on charge of establishing the socialistic group and propagating against the regime, was transferred to branch 2 of […]

Trade unionist Reza Shahabi in strike on medical treatment in jail

  According to Südwind journalist,Vandad Oladiazimi,Reza Shahabi,a member of director’s board of the drivers’ trade union of great Tehran and it’s Suburb,who has been imprisoned on political charges since June 2010,is refusing medical treatment to protest against the prevention of treatment in hospital,his poor medical care,insolence of the prison’s medical doctor and abuse by prison […]

Security Forces Closely Watch Osanloo’s Memorial Service

  The 40th-day memorial service for labor activist Afshin Osanloo, who died on June 20 of what prison authorities announced as “a heart attack,” was held at Tehran’s Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery, under the close watch and direction of a large number of security forces. Afshin Osanloo’s mother told the International Campaign for Human Rights in […]

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