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Dec 13 2014 9:22AM
Time Will Never Say, a prisoner's account

On 9 DEcember, International Coalition Against Violence in Iran-ICAVI organised the launch of Ramin Jahanbegloo's memoirs: "Time Will Never Say". IN 2007, Ramin was detained at the airport while bording a flight to Brussels. He was...

Dec 13 2014 9:22AM
Time Will Never Say, a prisoner's account

On 9 DEcember, International Coalition Against Violence in Iran-ICAVI organised the launch of Ramin Jahanbegloo's memoirs: "Time Will Never Say". IN 2007, Ramin was detained at the airport while bording a flight to Brussels. He was...

Oct 24 2014 10:26AM
Protests in Iranian Cities of Esfahan and Tehran Against Acid Attacks on Women

In recent days thousands of people took to the streets to protest against recent chain of acid attacks on women in the city of Esfahan. Reports, films and photos on facebook shows people's anger at the inability or reluctance of the...

Oct 18 2014 6:00PM
Women in Iran in Serious Danger From the Fundamentalists' New Tactics

In recent weeks, 5 women in the city of Esfahan have been victims of acid attacks by unknown mobs. In one reported case, a motorcyclist with two passengers stopped a car driving by a woman, pretending to ask for an address. When the...

Sep 29 2014 9:59AM
Iran, Life of Prisoner of Conscious Mr Boroujerdi at Risk

Days before Iran's President Hassan Rohani addresses United Nations General Assembly, Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi, the prominent dissident clergy was informed that he will be executed for "anti-government views" -- that is...

Sep 25 2014 12:55PM
Executed for presenting a new reading of the Quran

Mohsen Amir Aslani, an Iranian young man who had been imprisoned for almost 11 years was found guilty and sentenced to death for the crime of presenting a new reading of the Quran. Mohsen's case was referred to the high court at least...

Nov 4 2013 10:20AM
From: Evin Prison-Ward 350

To: you Call in support of sick political prisoners from 47 political prisoners from Ward 350 of Evin prison in Iran With great thanks and appreciation to the organizers of this campaign in Europe, United States and Canada We...

Sep 30 2013 9:19AM
Forgotten Prisoners in Iran's jails

Recently, a small number of prisoners of conscience have been released from prison without due legal procedures. Some of these people were due to be released shortly as their prison terms were about to finish. There is a possibility...

Jun 24 2013 12:11PM
Death of Afshin Osanloo in the Iranian Prison

Once again one of the political prisoners died in prison after years of torture and harsh conditions which exist in the notorious Rejaishahr prison in Iran. Afhsin Osanloo, brother of Mansoor Osanloo, the ex-bus drivers's syndicate...

Jun 19 2013 5:46PM
Women Were Not Allowed to Enter Football Stadium in Iran

On Wednsday, when Iran was playing for the world cup final and eventually won, hundreds of women gathered at the Azadi (Freedom) Stadium to watch and celebrate the Iranian national team play against South Korea. They were not allowed...

Jun 11 2013 12:29PM
When Sleeping Women Wake, Mountains Move

When Sleeping Women Wake, Mountains Move This was the title of a conference convened by Justice for Iran on Saturday 8 June at Regent’s College, London. The packed Turke Hall once again witnessed speaker after speaker talk of their...

Jun 8 2013 9:47AM
Police brutality against protestors in Turkey who demand democracy

Protestors in Turkey, men & women demanded their beautiful Taqusim Square be spared demolition to give way to a shopping mall. This was how thousands gathered at the Square to raise their voices. The police response was extreme...

Apr 5 2013 11:06AM
Detention of more than 170 Arab speaking citizens in southern regions of Iran

In recent weeks and in an unprecedented act security and intelligence forces have attacked homes and workplaces and detained more than 170 people and transferred them to the notorious Karoon prison. According to family members their...

Nov 4 2012 6:48PM
Women Prisoners on Hunger Strike in the Evin Prison

The women's ward of the Evin prison in Iran where political and ideological prisoners are serving their time is once again the sight of ugly encounters between women and the prison's special forces. Last week, about 20 of tained women...

Jun 26 2012 1:20PM
Pressure on political prisoners: Bahman Ahmadi Amouie transfered to solitary

Bahamn Ahmadi Amouie, journalist and husband to DJila Baniyaquob (journalist herself with a suspended sentence) has been transfered from the common ward at the Evin prison to solitary in the notorious Rajaie Shar prison. Bahman was...

Apr 10 2012 10:39PM
Iranian Revolutionary Court sentenced Mansoureh Behkish to 4 years Imprisonment

Mansoureh Behkish, women's rights activists and member of Iran's Mourning Mothers, a woman who had lost 6 members of her family to the bloody revolution, is sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for her recent activities. A worldwide...

Feb 10 2012 7:39PM
Thirty Three years after the Iranian Revolution

On the anniversary of the Iranian revolution Against the war and violence, for freedom and democracy in Iran & the region Twelfth of February marks 33 years since the Iranians ended 2,500 dynasty rule in Iran in order to establish a...

Feb 10 2012 5:05PM
Iran Mourning Mothers protest against mass detention of the Bahaies in Shiraz

Stop persecutions, detentions, executions! On 2 February 2012 and in an orchestrated operation security forces raided the homes of about 30 Bahaie citizens in the city of Shiraz in south of the country and took away 11 people. The...

Jan 23 2012 1:55PM
On the eve of the Iran's parliamentary elections silencing journalists is on top of menu!

In recent weeks, detention of journalists has increased to an alarming scale. Customaririly, the Islamic regime would open up the atmosphere, leaving windows open for poeple to express themselves creating a false image of freedom of...

Oct 11 2011 10:54AM
Iran, once the land of nightingales and rose gardens, now the land of violence and darkness!

In other parts of our worlds 3 women won the Noble Peace Prize for their efforts to bring peace to their countries. In Iran despite having a woman Noble winner and the efforts of many to stop violence against citizens, the authorities...