Iranian authorities have arrested five Iranians on charges of spying for Israel, Britain and Germany, convicting and handing down prison sentences on at least two of them, the judiciary said on Tuesday.
The remote area in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province has now become well known for its increased suicide rate for female domestic violence victims, most notably for the method chosen, which is self-immolation or setting oneself on fire.
Arsames, an Iranian melodic death metal band, is reportedly facing inarceration for creating and playing ‘Satanic music.’
Iranian authorities have arrested a number of Afghans for waving the Taliban flag at a park in the capital, Tehran, during celebrations for the Eid al-Adha holy festival this past weekend.
The Iranian Writers’ Association (IWA) has condemned the detention of a poet and translator, Milad Jannat, and demanded the release of all other political and ideological prisoners in the clergy-dominated Iran.
The Iranian regime appears to be in the midst of a new wave of politically motivated arrests and judicial summons. This happens regularly when the regime finds itself in the midst of crises…
Imprisoned teachers’ rights activist Esmail Abdi, who has been serving a six-year prison sentence since 2016 for his peaceful teachers’ rights activism, is facing additional years in prison with the enforcement of a suspended sentence issued a decade ago.
Referring to continued suppression of freedom of expression in the Islamic Republic, more than 300 Iranian writers, artists, academics, civil society activists, and journalists have warned that blocking all sorts of criticism and questioning the regime’s performance will lead to a “social collapse”.
The destruction of Iran’s ecosystem by the Iranian regime is nothing new, as in the past weeks we have witnessed the burning of a wide area of Iran’s forests and the neglect of the regime.
Iranian security forces on Monday arrested the founder of an influential student charity organization and two of his aides, and sealed the group’s offices in Tehran, a local news website reported.
On 20 June 1981 in an ultimatum to the Khomeini regime, the Iranian opposition People’s Mujahedin (PMOI), or Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), protested against organized repression in Iran and held a peaceful demonstration. Nearly half a million people took to the streets in Tehran on this day