An outspoken member of Iran’s parliament, Mahmoud Sadeghi, says a Tehran court of appeals has upheld a decision, sentencing him to 21 months in prison, and a 100 million rial (roughly $2400) fine.
After the prison riots in various prisons, the clerical regime used the death penalty in April 2020 to suppress prisoners and prevent further riots. This month, which coincided with the month of Ramadan
Iranian border guards killed 45 Afghan migrant workers trying to cross into Iran this month by forcing them into a raging mountain torrent at gunpoint, according to two Afghan lawmakers investigating the deaths.
The spokesperson for the Judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Tuesday, May 5, accused Ali Younesi and Amir Hossein Moradi, who were arrested on April 10
Majid Esmaeilzadeh, a juvenile offender who was executed at Ardabil prison on April 18, 2020, “was tortured to confess at the time of arrest”
To escape war and poverty, Shah Wali left his village in northwestern Afghanistan in search of a better life in neighboring Iran.
An Iranian couple and influencers were sentenced to 16 years in prison, 74 lashes and a cash fine on charges of ‘propaganda against the regime’, ‘obscene and vulgar’, posting on social media and acting against public morals, local daily Radio Farda reported.
On 10 April 2020, the Revolutionary Guards arrested Ali Younesi, a second-year Computer Engineering student, and Amir Hossein Moradi, second-year Physics student. The agents confiscated their personal belongings such as phones and laptops, without showing an arrest warrant or stating any reason.
Increased physical and mental pressure on prisoners compelled two inmates in the prisons of Urmia and Qezelhessar in Karaj to take their own lives.
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.
Arthur Stark, Chairman, William Daroff, CEO, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, issued a statement on Thursday about the death of former FBI agent Robert Levinson.