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Comprehensive Report of 2814 Executions During Hassan Rouhani’s First Term

Breathing in Confinement – The comprehensive report of death penalty in Iran during the first term of Hassan Rouhani’s presidency has been published. The center of statistics of Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI), had published the Persian version of this report on December 10, 2017, the International Human Rights Day.

38 Swiss academics call on Asma Jahangir to take immediate action for the freedom of detained students in Iran

Breathing in Confinement – 38 Swiss academics have signed an open letter to Mrs. Asma Jahangir, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran and called her to take immediate action to make sure about the freedom of detained students in Iran. These Swiss university professors, teachers and students have said […]

Aydin Mohsennejad’s Father Transferred to Khoy Prison

Breathing in Confinement – Aydin Mohsennejad’s father who had been arrested in the Intelligence Agents’ raid at his home was transferred to the Prion of Khoy. According to the reports obtained by Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI), Mohammad Mohsennejad, retired teacher had been arrested “instead of his son” two days ago.

A Labor Activist and Two Students Released from Evin Prison

Breathing in Confinement – At least 2 students and one labor activist were released from Evin Prison. According to the reports obtained by Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI), Alireza Moinian, labor activist who had been arrested on January 1st was released this evening on the bail.

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Human rights activist on hunger strike in Iran

URGENT ACTION HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST ON HUNGER STRIKE IN IRAN Human rights activist Latif Hasani, a member of Iran’s Azerbaijani minority who is serving a nine-year prison sentence, has been on hunger strike since 18 May in protest at the treatment of political prisoners in Iran. He is a prisoner of conscience who must be […]

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