Execution by hanging in Iran

Amensty International has reported Fatemeh Salbehi, a 23-year-old woman, was hanged yesterday for a crime she allegedly committed when she was 17, only a few days after another juvenile offender, Samad Zahabi, was hanged for a crime he also allegedly committed at 17.…

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Syrian refugees

Syrian - Syrian asylum-seekers are the largest component of the latest refugee surge to Europe. Germany has been extraordinarily generous in providing a refuge. But with four million refugees having fled Syria’s daily atrocities and more waiting in the wings, we must ask how to improve the conditions forcing their flight.

Syrian - Syrian asylum-seekers are the largest component of the latest refugee surge to Europe. Germany has been extraordinari…

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M.B.Moradi

IRAN - Mohammad Bagher Moradi, a member of Saraye Ahle Ghalam has been sentenced to 5 years of prison.

According to a report by the committee of human rights reporters HRANA, after being summoned by a telephone call to the branch 26 of the revolutionary court of Tehran, Judge Pir Abbasi has sentenced Mohammad Bagher Moradi to 5 years of prison on charge of colluding and gathering to act against the national security.

 

The members of the Sar…

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World Day 13th World Day Against the Death Penalty: Drug Crimes

 

On 10 October 2015, the 13th World Day Against the Death Penalty is raising awareness around the application of the death penalty for drug-related offences, to reduce its use.

 

Running against the abolitionist worldwide movement, many countries added the death penalty for drug crimes in their legal sustem between 1980 and 2000. This trend is going down today, however, in…

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URGENT ACTION

SAMAN NASEEM TO BE RETRIED

Juvenile offender Saman Naseem has been returned to Oroumieh Central Prison, north-west Iran, where he had been held before to his five-month enforced disappearance. He will be retried by a criminal court in Oroumieh.

Saman Naseem was transferred on 19 September from the north-western prison of Zanjan to Oroumieh Central Prison, where he had been held until 18 February 2015, the day before he was schedul…

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An Unemployed Man Committed Self-Immolation And Died In Ahwaz

HRANA News Agency – “Omid Rashedi Amiri”, 36-year-old Ahwazi citizen, in protest at unemployment and not renewing his job contract, attempted Self-immolation and burned himself, and died.

According to the sources of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Omid Rashidi Amiri, was married and had children. He attempted self-immolation on Wednesday 2nd October at 2:30 pm a…

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Ahwazi: Secretary General Advocates for Protection of Arab Minority

 

The United Nations General Assembly convened for its Seventieth Session. While presenting his report Mr Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, addressed the treatment and human rights situation of the Ahwazi Arabs in Iran. The Secretary General has called on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to undertake changes in its human rights practices towards the Ahwazi and…

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A Neglected Nation: 90 Years of Oppression in Al-Ahwaz

Ahwaz human rights organization representative’s speech at the UN Human Rights Council

 

In the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), the Southern Azerbaijan Alliance and the Nonviolent Radical Party, are convening a side-event entitled “Adding Fuel to Fire or Paving the Way for Peace? Human Rights Post-Iranian Nuclear Dea…

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Ali Nejati, Labor Activist Arrested

HRANA News Agency – Ali Nejati, labor activist and the leader of the Syndicate of Workers of Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane, has been arrested.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the intelligence officers with a warrant, went to the house of Ali Nejati, searched the house and confiscated some of his properties such as the computer and arrested this labor activist, on Tuesd…

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In the 30th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), the Southern Azerbaijan Alliance and the Nonviolent Radical Party, are convening a side-event entitled “Adding Fuel to Fire or Paving the Way for Peace? Human Rights Post-Iranian Nuclear Deal?” to address the growing scepticism as to how Iran’s ethnic and linguistic minority communities.

Mr.Karim Almoor the representative of Ahwaz human…

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