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2010 (47)
Dec 23 2010 8:28PM
Merry Christmas among worries for the imprisoned priest condemned to death in Iran.

A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to Iranian Christians International Coalition Against Violence in Iran (ICAVI), with regards to all other religions, wishes a Merry Christmas for all Iranian Christians.Throughout the world at this...

Dec 18 2010 9:54AM
Free Nasrin Sotoudeh from prison. Sit in protest in Geneva.

Protest outside the United Nations Offices in Genève, Switzerland by a group of women’s rights activists. ‘Free Nasrin Sotoudeh’ Press Release No. 1 Freedom-Loving People of the World; The life of Nasrin Sotoudeh, an Iranian human...

Nov 24 2010 9:30AM
Stop further executions in Iran! Shahla Jahed to be executed!

. URGENT ACTION iranian footballer’s wife’s execution scheduled ADditional InformationShahla Jahed, who had contracted a temporary marriage with Nasser Mohammad-Khani, a former striker for the Iranian national football team and former...

Nov 24 2010 9:24AM
Stop another Kurdish National to be executed!

URGENT ACTION KURD’S DEATH SENTENCE TO BE CARRIED OUTADditional InformationBoth Hossein Khezri and Zeynab Jalalian were convicted of “moharebeh” (enmity against God) for membership of the Party for Free Life of Kurdistan (known by its...

Nov 3 2010 8:52AM
Iran & Saudi Arabia Might sit at the new UN Women Exedcutive Committee

Oppose Iran’s government’s attempt to join the executive board of the newly established United Nations Women! Women of Iran, subjected to gender discrimination, oppression and imprisonment Women in Iran are deprived of many basic human...

Oct 17 2010 10:18PM
16,00 people signed petitions for the immediate release of Nasrin Sotoodeh.

Sun, 17 October, 2010 20:03:58 1600 Call for Immediate Release of Nasrin Sotoodeh Two Statements with 1600 Signatures Call for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Nasrin Sotoodeh, Human Rights...

Sep 28 2010 11:00PM
After a lifetime in his country, Tuka Niyestani son of the late poet Manuchehr Niystani left Iran for the following reasons:

I was getting tired of my criminal life. I used to teach graphics to some young men and women but that was not acceptable. I used to have live models but that was not acceptable. In my classes I was talking of things that were not...

Sep 7 2010 7:07PM
Iran is holding the biggest number of political prisoners

Human Rights House of Iran reports that at present there are more than 600 political prisoners kept in the Iranian prisons. The figure might be higher but information is hard to verify the correct figure. Out of the 600 prisoners: 173...

Aug 27 2010 3:54PM
Help us free Shiva Nazar Ahari from prison in Iran

GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO FREE SHIVA NAZAR AHARI "RELEASE HER IMMEDIATELY AND UNCONDITIONALLY!" Date before her court: 2 September 2010 Worldwide August 26, 2010 - Shiva Nazar Ahari, a 26-year-old Iranian citizen and human rights defender is...

Jul 31 2010 11:57AM
Hostage taking an old habit which dies hard

Iran has become a country of hostage taking and terror. American kids, hicking the mountains are taken hostage; French lecturer innocent of any crime is taken hostage; Iranian academics who travel to the country to see their families...

Jul 13 2010 1:15PM
Explosions at the Evin Prison

Families of political prisoners demanded explanations Source: Kalameh website In a letter to Tehran’s prosecutor, Jafari Dowlatabadi, families of political prisoners have demanded explanations regarding the explosions which were heard...

Jun 28 2010 11:09AM
Two cases which need urgent action.

Zeynab Jalalian faces Danger of Execution! Sakineh Mohammedi Ashtiani in danger of being stoned to death! 1- Iran’s Supreme Court approved the death sentence by execution of Zeynab Jalalian in November 2009. The sentence has been...

Jun 14 2010 6:25PM
On the anniversary of the disputed presidential election.

Reports from Iran indicate that more than 600 people have been detained in yesterday's sparodic demonstrations in Tehran and other cities. Students at Tehran and Sharif universities came out in large nubmers to demonstrate. At Tehran...

Jun 8 2010 11:25PM
Iran, a year on after the disputed presidential elections

Statement by International coalition against Violence in Iran (ICAVI) A year ago at this time Iranians were preparing themselves to participate in the tenth presidential elections, hoping to select from among the 4 designated...

Jun 8 2010 11:36AM
London is preparing to mark the disputed elections in Iran.

LONDON NGOS UNITE TO HIGHLIGHT THE DETERIORATING HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN IRAN Unite for Iran is a week of events bringing together ARTICLE 19, Amnesty International UK, Exiled Writers Ink, Human Rights Watch, Prisoners of Conscience...

May 27 2010 2:11PM
Stop the killingfields in Iran

Statment by International Coalition against Violence in Iran in condemnation of recent public executions 2010-05-27 In a time that the increasing number of countries have abolished capital punishment, cases of executions are on the...

May 14 2010 2:38PM
Shrin Ebadi appeals to the UN High Commissioner

Mrs Navanethem PillayUnited Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsOffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsPalais des NationsCH-1211 Geneva 10Switzerland Friday, 14 May 2010 Your Excellency Mrs Navanethem...

May 9 2010 1:49PM
FARZAD KAMANGAR and 4 Other political prisoners EXECUTED!

Street Journal Written by Saeed Valadbaygi Editor's Choice, Human Rights, Videos May 9, 2010 Evin prison phone lines have been disconnected by prison authorities from two days ago to execute political prisoners; Farzad Kamangarn child...

May 9 2010 12:28PM
Five Kurdish prisoners were executed in Evin

In the morning of 10 May we woke up by the horrible news of the execution of 5 Kurdish prisoners in the notorious Evin prison in our country. One woman, Shirin Dehlovi and four men: Farzad Kamangar, a teacher who was arrested in 2007...

Apr 13 2010 12:42PM
At night, when you close your eyes, think of a woman who never sleeps.

Farangis Khanum Davoudifar, Kaveh Kermanshahi's mother Farangis khanum is 50 years old and mother of two sons although she tragically lost one of them 10 years ago and the other, Kaveh is in prison for over two months. As a young girl...