Breathing in Confinement

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April 18th, 2017

Amnesty International: Iran Must Halt Imminent Execution of 2 Men Arrested as Teenagers

Breathing in Confinement – The Iranian authorities must urgently stop the imminent execution of two long-time death row prisoners who were children at the time of their arrest, Amnesty International said today. According to the statement of Amnesty International, one of the men, Mehdi Bahlouli, is due to be executed tomorrow morning in Karaj’s Raja’i […]

September 10th, 2016

An Arab Woman Arrested in Shoosh

Breathing in Confinement – Ministry of Intelligence’s agents arrested an Arab woman in Shoosh. According to the report obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” the Intelligence Bureau’s agents arrested an Arab woman named Basneh Debat, 56, from Shoosh, at 10 pm on September 16.

September 8th, 2016

Ministry of Intelligence Disrupting Shahrokh Zamani’s Anniversary

Breathing in Confinement: Although, after a year of Shahrokh Zamani’s death, the judicial authorities have not given any reason for his death, the Ministry of Intelligence’s agents are trying to prevent his first anniversary. According to the report obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” the Ministry of Intelligence’s agents with repeated contact with labor and civil […]

September 7th, 2016

Latif Hassani Sent to Furlough

Breathing in Confinement – Latif Hassani, political prisoner was sent on leave for 3 days. According to the report obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” this Azerbaijani political prisoner was sent on leave for 3 days after more than a year of imprisonment in Raji Shahr prison in Karaj on September 7.

September 4th, 2016

“Breathing in Confinement’s” Report about Mahabad Central Prison

Breathing in Confinement – Mahabad Central Prison is one of the prisons that a fairly large number of political-conscience prisoners and death row prisoners are being kept in it. “Breathing in Confinement” after researching and following interviews with several prisoners have prepared a comprehensive report on the situation of this prison which is being published […]

August 28th, 2016

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Returned to Rajai Shahr Prison

Breathing in Confinement – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh returned to Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj after his furlough was not extended. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” Behnam Ebrahimzadeh who had been sent on leave in the evening of July 12 on the bail of 6000 million IRR, returned to Rajai Shahr prison in […]

August 26th, 2016

Additional Information: Sahar Beheshti’s Husband Released

Breathing in Confinement – Mustafa Islami, Sahar Beheshti’s husband, was released from detention. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” Mustafa Islami was arrested along with his wife. He was released on the same day, but security forces have not released Sahar Beheshti, yet.

August 26th, 2016

Sattar Beheshti’s Sister Arrested

Breathing in Confinement – The security forces disrupted the celebration of the birthday of Sattar Beheshti and arrested his sister. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” since the morning of August 26, security forces have repeatedly contacted the people who attended the birthday celebration of Sattar Beheshti and threatened them to be […]

August 22nd, 2016

At Least 20 Arab Activists Arrested in Dezful

Breathing in Confinement – At least 20 Arab activists were arrested during the Intelligence Agents’ attack on Hamzeh Town in Dezful. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” during a night invasion by the Intelligence Agents on the houses of a number of Arab activists in Hamzeh Town in Dezful, 20 people were […]

August 21st, 2016

76 Prisoners Executed in the Iranian Month of Mordad

Breathing in Confinement – During the Iranian month of Mordad (June – August), at least 76 people were executed in prisons and different cities of Iran. According to the Center of Statistics of “Breathing in Confinement,” this figure includes at least seven public executions and 29 political executions.