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Last month, a 63-year-old Iranian man died in prison. His name was Kavous Seyed-Emami and he was the managing director of the Persian Heritage Wildlife Foundation and a professor of sociology at Imam Sadeq University in Iran’s capital.He was arrested during the protests at the end of January and was imprisoned.His wife, Maryam Mombeini,

Abdul Rauf Pahang, a 30-year-old prisoner in Saravan Prison, who was infected with TB, died on the eve of Nowruz and the Iranian New Year on Tuesday morning, March 14, because the torturers denied him medical treatment. Abdul Rauf's cellmates had repeatedly warned the prison guards about the condition of the prisoner and demanded his transfer to the hospital, but did not receive any response.

By Mahmoud Hakamian

The grandson of former Supreme Leader of Iran Ruhollah Khomeini has spoken out against the brutal crackdown on protesters in Iran and warned that the Iranian Regime will fall if it fails to listen to its people who are crying out for change.Hassan Khomeini spoke with Arman newspaper on Sunday to explain that these protests, which he described as a “healthy phenomenon”, began because of economic problems and

Just days after International Women’s Day, Amnesty International has revealed that two jailed female human rights defenders in Iran are being subjected to brutal treatment in the Shahr-e Rey prison, in Varamin, just outside of Tehran.As such, Amnesty International is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Atena Daemi and Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee,

The Political prisoner Mr. Soheil Arabi on the forty-sixth day of his strike at Tehran's Great Prison has sent the following message:

“Place your Nowruz spread or sofreh (Persian New Year tradition) in front of their (regime’s) prison gates.

It's dry and weird in the torture chamber dying with suffering from depression, after an unsuccessful strike.

Iranian Resistance calls for saving the life of the political prisoner, Soheil Arabi, who has been on hunger strike for 48 days. It also askes all international authorities, especially the High Commissioner for Human Rights and rapporteurs on arbitrary arrests, torture and the right to life, to take immediate and effective action to save the life of this political prisoner who is in a very grave situation.

 According to the Trade Councils of Iranian Students report, on its Telegram channel,Three Iranian students who were arrested during the nationwide protests earlier this year have been sentenced to nine years in prison by the Revolutionary Courts.Dozens of people were killed and up to 8.000 arrested from December 28, 2017, to the first week of January,

The United Nations said that the human rights situation in Iran has gotten considerably worse since its previous report in August, citing executions (including of juveniles), discrimination against women and other marginalised groups, corporal punishment, free speech restrictions, and arbitrary arrests.The UN report reads: “The late Special Rapporteur [Asma Jahangir] had observed a worrying picture

 According to the statement issued by the Amnesty International on March 9, Atena Daemi and Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee are serving their prison term in a prison which used to be an industrial chicken farm with "unsanitary conditions" at present. Access to the outside world for Atena Daemi and Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee is being"severely restricted," the statements reports.

During a five-day conference of governors and Governors-General of the clerical regime, Rouhani's officials warned the regime about protests and the continuation of the uprising of the Iranian people.“we should worry about is people’s hatred, anger, and spite against the regime and the authorities, so we should not allow the people's protest to turn into hatred and anger," Jahangiri, Rohani’s veep,