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Iran Judiciary Threatens Narges Mohammadi After Her Hunger Strike Gets International Attention

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iranhumanrights - A Judicial official has threatened Narges Mohammadi, a leading human rights defender who was recently sentenced to 10 years in prison for her peaceful activism,

Jailed Iranian Human Rights Defender's Mother Calls On Rohani To Intervene

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rferl.org - The mother of jailed Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi has called on President Hassan Rohani to intervene in the case of her daughter,

Labor Rights Activists Detained Incommunicado in Iranian Kurdish City of Sanandaj

LaborActivistIranhumarnrights.org - Labor rights activists Hashem Rostami and Mozaffar Salehinia have been imprisoned in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran's Kordestan Province, for more than two weeks without charge or access to a lawyer, informed sources told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

No Food for Prisoners who Don’t Fast in Evin Prison

Evin PrisonDuring Ramadan in different wards of Evin Prison, the stores were closed and two meals “Sehr and Iftar”, at a distance of more than seventeen hours, are served for prisoners. This method has created a lot of problems for non-Muslim prisoners, non-religious and the ill prisoners. Imposing restriction is while the prison food does not even have appropriate quality and nutritional value.

Iran: Further Information: Trade ist granted leave remains at risk: Jafar Azimzadeh

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amnesty.org - Iranian trade ist Jafar Azimzadeh, the Chair of the Free of Workers of Iran, ended his two-month-long hunger strike on 30 June after he was

Plight of Jailed Activist on Hunger Strike Raised in Social Media

jafar azimzadeh hunger strike june 2016Radiozamaneh - Over sixty days into a hunger strike, jailed labour activist Jafar Azimzadeh is reportedly in grave health condition and Iranian judiciary's lack of attention to his situation has triggered a wave of concern in social media.

IRAN: JAILED TRADE IST’S HEALTH AND LIFE AT RISK: JAFAR AZIMZADEH

Image result for Jafar AzimzadehAmnesty -Iranian trade ist Jafar Azimzadeh, the Chair of the Free of Workers of Iran, lost consciousness on 27 June following a two-month-long hunger strike. He has been hospitalized since 18 June due to his deteriorating health, but is at risk of being returned to Tehran's Evin Prison, where his life may be at risk. He is a prisoner of conscience.

I Will Do Nothing for Jafar Azimzadeh, Even if He Dies: Tehran’s Prosecutor

Jafar AzimzadehHRANA News Agency – Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi, Tehran’s prosecutor after accepting to meet the wife of Jafar Azimzadeh, secretary of the board of the Free Trade  of Workers in Iran imprisoned at Evin Prison on 59th day of hunger strike, told her that he would do nothing for her husband even if he dies, yesterday.

Labor Rights Activist in Critical Condition After 50-Day Hunger Strike

jafar-azimzadeh-2Iranhumanrights.org - Prominent leftist scholar Noam Chomsky has called for Jafar Azimzadeh's release

Labor rights activist Jafar Azimzadeh is in critical condition in Evin Prison after enduring a wet hunger strike for more than 50 days, his wife, Akram Rahimpour, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

Imprisoned Journalist Who Sent Letter to Supreme Leader Saying He Was Tortured is Hospitalized

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iranhumanrights - Ehsan Mazandarani, who went on hunger strike on May 17, is in intensive care following a heart attack

Iranian Authorities Reverse Decision to Release Detained Dual National Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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payvand - Richard Ratcliffe's hopes were dashed when he found out that his wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual national who has been detained in Iran

New Rules at Rajaee Shahr Prison Target Political Prisoners for Harsh Treatment

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iranhumanrights - Harsher rules have been imposed upon political prisoners at Rajaee Shahr Prison, already know for its grim conditions,

Iran: Critically ill lawyer returned to Evin prison: Abdolfattah Soltani

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amnesty.org - Prominent human rights lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani was returned to Tehran's Evin Prison on 7 June after he went on prison leave following his mother's death.

Iran’s Judiciary Evades Responsibility for Lashing Sentences against Striking Miners

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iranhumanrights - After a month-long silence amid widespread condemnation of the decision by Iran's Judiciary to intervene in a local labor dispute and punish 17

Religious Minority in Iran Asks Khamenei for Constitutional Protection

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iranhumanrights - The leadership of the Yarsan faith in northwestern Iran has written to Iran's supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, seeking his blessing

Iran’s Judiciary Sues Editor for Exposing Corruption and Poor Treatment of Inmates at Major Penitent

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iranhumanrights - Tehran's chief prosecutor is suing the editor-in-chief of a popular reformist newspaper for publishing a feature piece about a major prison facility

IHR Challenges Iran's Foreign Minister with Human Rights Question at Oslo Seminar

IHR Challenges Iran's Foreign Minister with Human Rights Question at Oslo Seminar

iranhr.net Monday June 13 a seminar was held in Oslo- jointly hosted by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Innovation Norway,

At Least 5 Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Different Prisons

Arash MokriHRANA News Agency – At least 5 political prisoners namely Ehsan Mazandarani, Jafar Aimzadeh, Rasul Razavi, Mohammad Abdullahi and Ayat Mehr Ali Beygloo are on hunger strike in different prisons, in protest to their conditions. The physical condition of some of them is reported to be critical.

IHR Calls for Removal of Flogging Punishment from Iran Laws

IHR Calls for Removal of Flogging Punishment from Iran LawsIran Human Rights - For the past month Iran has been home to a surge in flogging punishments carried out against active members of Iranian society.

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