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“Propaganda”, Fresh Pretext Pressure on Dervishes/Closure of Social Services/Conviction of one Dervish to Whip/collection of Images Donated by Kasra Nouri to Nezam Prison

  Yet the ink of conviction of the holder of the ceremonies of Gonabadi dervishes in Goulpayegan city ,because of what the officials of intelligence organization have composed in their reports as “propaganda for Gonabadi Order”, has not been desiccated that the prison authorities of Nezam in Shiraz made Kasra Nouri collect and remove all […]

Pressure on Dervishes to Close Their House of Worship in the City of Nayriz

  Recently, threats and pressures on Gonabadi Dervishes and violations of their rights has intensified by Basij militia and extremist religious groups with the aim of closing mystic religious ceremonies of the Dervishes in the city of Nayriz, situated in Fars province, Iran.According to Majzooban Noor, over recent days new efforts by extremist religious groups […]

Pressure against human rights defenders continues

  While international relationships between Iran and western countries have been warming up, progress on human rights remains to be seen. Dozens of human rights defenders continue to serve prison sentences and dozens of others are awaiting court decisions in retaliation for their human rights work. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, […]

Transfer of Kasra Nouri to No.100 of Shiraz/ Growing Pressure on Jailed Dervishes by the Judiciary

  Gonabadi Dervish, Kasra Nouri in 75th day of his hunger strike was taken to intelligence detention center of Shiraz (known as Pelak sad/ No. 100) where he was interrogated and beaten.According to Majzooban Noor, this morning 11 Farvardin 1392 (March 31, 2013), Kasra Nouri who along with other Gonabadi Dervish, Saleh Moradi is on […]

Lawyer Mohammad Ali Dadkhah Suffers Memory Loss in Prison, Is Under Pressure to Confess on TV

            The brother of founding member of the Defenders of Human Rights Center Mohammad Ali Dadkhah told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that the prominent human rights lawyer is showing signs of impaired memory at Evin Prison, and that he is under severe pressure to confess against […]

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