A court in Tehran has condemned Nahid Khodajou, a labor rights activist arrested during Labor Day demonstrations on May 1, to six years in jail and 74 lashes
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK) published a report, on October 13, about the mounting pressure on Iranian prisoners and worsening humanitarian and human rights conditions inside Iran’s prisons
According to global statistics, Iran occupied the sixth place in the world in terms of the most number of prisoners. Yet Iran ranks 19th globally in terms of population
The Iranian regime sentenced six people to flogging in Iran in three separate cases for what it deems social and political “crimes”
Australian academic Kylie Gilbert-Moore has been held for almost a year in Ward 2-A of Tehran’s Evin Prison, controlled by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) intelligence organization, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned
A number of prisoners of conscience were beaten and attacked in Raja’i Shahr Prison in Karaj. The guards attacked the Sunni prisoners because they dared to protest against the horrific conditions that they have been enduring in prison. They were also speaking out about the denial of essential medical treatment
The Iranian regime’s authorities are denying political prisoner Majid Assadi access to medical care for his severe ailments. Assadi suffers from Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a rheumatism disease that affects the spine, ulcers, inflammation in his vision network, inflammation of his intestines, and digestive problems that have intensified because of the deprivation of medical care
Iranian Sunni prisoners of conscience were attacked and beaten by Raja’i Shahr Prison guards in Karaj after protesting prison conditions and denial of medical treatment. Many were injured but are still in solitary confinement
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has said she is trying to secure the release of three of her country’s citizens held by Tehran, one of whom has been imprisoned for nearly a year, Reuters reported.
Former prisoners and human rights groups have warned of the squalid and terrifying conditions in Iran’s notorious Evin prison, as Australian authorities press Iranian leaders for the release of three Australian citizens.
The Iranian Judiciary has condemned several labor activist during recent weeks to unusually long-term imprisonment and up to 148 lashes