Monthly Archive: June 2015

Jun 27

More than 23 Years of Imprisonment for 6 Protesters to the Raid in Ward 350

By the verdict of judge Salavati, the head of branch number 15 of the revolutionary court, 6 protesters who gathered in front of the presidential office during April 2014, to show their remonstration to beating the prisoners of ward 350 of Evin prison, known as Black Thursday, have been sentenced to a total of 23 …

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Jun 23

Rouhani Minister Expresses Outrage that Women Were Banned from Attending Iran-US Volleyball Match

Hours after women were denied entry to the volleyball game between Iran’s and the United States’ national teams on June 19, 2015 at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, Rouhani’s Vice President for Women’s and Family Affairs, Shahindokht Molaverdi, criticized those in power who have worked to ban women’s presence in sports stadiums, particularly volleyball games, in a …

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Jun 19

Child Rights Activist’s Mother Pleas for Help for Son’s Ten-Year Prison Sentence

Ten months after his arrest, children’s rights activist Omid Alishenas has been sentenced to ten years in prison for “assembly and collusion and propaganda against the state,” and “insulting the Supreme Leader.”

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Jun 18

Lawyer and Client Accused of “Illegitimate Relations” for a Handshake in Prison

Update: Mohammad Moghimi was released from Rajaee Shahr Prison on bail of 20 million toman (approximately $60,000) on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

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Jun 17

Three Concerts Cancelled by Police and Judiciary despite Protests by Rouhani

In his latest reaction to consecutive cancellations by the Iranian Police and the Judiciary of music concerts, President Hassan Rouhani condemned the cancellations and said such actions violate the people’s rights.

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Jun 16

4 Social Media Activists and 2 Underground Musicians Arrested

4 social media activists and 2 members of underground music bands have been arrested in Tehran and Kerman.

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Jun 16

Abbas Lesani’s Imprisonment Sentence Confirmed by the Court of Appeal

Abbas Lesani’s one year in prison sentence has been confirmed by the court of appeal of Ardebil.

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Jun 15

A New Round of Intimidation, Arrests, and Prosecution of Social Media Users in Iran

Iranian Cyber Police and Judiciary officials reported a new wave of arrests of Internet users this week. Colonel Gholamreza Kazemzadeh, Chief of Iran’s Cyber Police, told reporters on June 8 that an individual he claimed managed 23 groups on the WhatsApp and Line social media networks had been arrested.

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Jun 13

The Images of Court Verdicts of 4 Civil Rights Activists

The images below are the verdict against four civil right activists, Omid Alishenas, Atena Daeimi, Asou Rostami and Ali Noori, who have been sentenced in to 38 years in prison.

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Jun 12

No Information about Political Prisoner, Mansour Arvand

“Do not look for Mansour anymore”, is the only sentence that the family of Mansour Arvand has heard from Uremia intelligence service officers.

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