Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Latest Things You Can’t Do in Iran


  Like most bans in the country, they’re informal, unofficial, and likely short-lived. But they’re a reminder of how many freedoms Iranians have lost. Because the Islamic Republic of Iran’s biggest problem has always been its excessive freedoms, Iranian authorities…


three prisoners hanged in Iran


Iran Human Rights, July : Two prisoners were hanged in two Iranian cities today. One man was hanged publicly in Shiraz: One prisoner was hanged publicly in the city of Shiraz (Fars Province, southern Iran) this morning, reported the official…

Three prisoners executed in (Qazvin)Iran


Iran Human Rights, July 18: Three prisoners were hanged in the prison of Qazvin, west of Tehran, yesterday morning July 17. In a press conference after the executions, the prosecuter of Qazvin, Sadeghi Niaraki, told the media that the three…

court in Tehran has banned the 12-year-old Girl


  court in Tehran has banned the 12-year-old daughter of jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh from leaving Iran. Sotoudeh’s husband, Reza Khandan, who was also banned from traveling abroad, tells RFE/RL’s Radio Farda that the court did not…

Iranian police arrested dad for my Facebook posts


How many young people have gotten in trouble for something they’ve posted on Facebook? Maybe a party picture or an offensive comment compromised their chances at a job. But a 25-year-old Iranian says his Facebook activity has led to his…

Three prisoners were hanged in Qazvin


Iran Human Righst, July 12: Three prisoners were hanged in the prison of Qazvin early Thursday morning July 12, reported the official web site of the Iranian judiciary in Qazvin province (west of Tehran). According to the report the prisoners…

Safieh Ghafoori was hanged in Shiraz today


Iran Human Rights, July 12: According to reliable sources that Iran Human Rights have been in contact with, the woman prisoner Safieh Ghafoori was hanged in the prison of Shiraz early this morning. Safieh Ghafoori was convicted of myrder but…

Two prisoners were hanged in Iran (Zahedan)


Iran Human Rights: Two prisoners were hanged in the central prison of Zahedan, the capital of the Sistan-Baluchestan province (southeastern Iran) today. According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars, the prisoners were identified as.. Read more

New death Sentences Issued to five Ahwazi Arabs


Iran Human Rights- Only two week after the execution of four Ahwazi Arab activists, news of new death sentences against Ahwazi Arab political prisoners has created concern among the human rights community. This time, the possible victims of the Iranian…