The Iranian regime knew that the country had coronavirus infections in Tehran as early in January, an Iranian resistance group is claiming — a timeline much earlier than that given by government officials.
Death row juvenile offender Danial Zeinolabedini was beaten to death by prison guards. Danial’s body was handed over to his family on Thursday, April 2.
Iran arrested and detained a journalist who criticized the state’s response to the novel coronavirus outbreak on social media.
Iran’s parliament says speaker Ali Larijani has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in quarantine. Larijani is the highest-ranking official within Iran’s government to test positive for the virus and the COVID-19 illness it causes.
Khastar, the representative of the Iranian Teacher’s Association in Khorassan Razavi province, another Iranian teacher Mohammad-Hossein Sepehri, his sister Fatemeh Sepehri, and Mohammad Nourizad, were given these long sentences for publically asking Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei to step down in an open letter in June 2019.
President Hassan Rouhani says U.S. sanctions have not curbed Iran’s ability to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak. Meanwhile, for the first time he acknowledged that there is no end in sight for the current crisis.
A prison riot in two prisons in Ahvaz on Monday left 18 prisoners dead, human rights activists say, as detainees protested sanitary conditions and being denied furlough amid coronavirus outbreak.
Iran tops the list of the confirmed coronavirus cases registered in Bahrain as linked to travel abroad, the Health Ministry said Thursday.
As many as 42 million people in Iran purportedly used unofficial Telegram apps due to the messenger’s ban in the country only to have their data leaked. Data of 42 million Iranians using unofficial Telegram messengers got publicly exposed online
Reports received by Radio Farda indicate during rebellions in two prisons in the city of Ahvaz, southwestern Iran, at least three inmates were killed and several others injured.
One thing that stands out these days is the Iranian regime’s endless lies about confronting the coronavirus.