Breathing in Confinement

ethnic minorities
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 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.

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 […]

June 28th, 2016

Shahab Abbasi and Hadi Albukhanfarnezhad Released from Ardabil Prison

Breathing in Confinement – Shahab Abbasi and Hadi Albukhanfarnezhad, from Falahieh (Shadegan) were released from Ardabil central prison, by finishing their sentences. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” these two Arab activists were released from Ardabil cetreal prison on Monday, June 27.

June 20th, 2016

Appeals Court of Ahwaz Approved Jaber Sakhravi’s Sentence

Breathing in Confinement – Branch 16 of the Appeals Court in Ahwaz, presided by Judge Saeid Kosha, confirmed the 12 years and 5 months imprisonment sentence of Jaber Sakhravi. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” Jaber Sakhravi, 30, son of Gahami, computer science graduate and a native of Ahwaz, was arrested by […]

June 19th, 2016

The Supreme Court Confirmed Death Sentences of 3 Ahwazi Young Men

Breathing in Confinement – The Supreme Court confirmed the death sentences of three young men from Ahwaz. According to the information obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” the death sentences of three young men from Ahwaz, namely Gheis Obeidavi, 26, graduate of law and his brother Ahmad Obeidavi, 21, and their cousin Sajjad Belavi (Obeidavi), a […]

June 19th, 2016

A 17-Year-Old Arab and His Father Arrested in Shoosh

Breathing in Confinement – A 17-year-old Arab civilian was arrested along with his father. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, intelligence agents along with police forces raided the village of Beit Mahmid of the city of Shoosh and arrested two Arab civilians and transferred them to an unknown location on Wednesday June 15.

June 1st, 2016

Abbas Lisani and His Wife Tried in Ardabil Court

Breathing in Confinement – Abbas Lisani and his wife, Roghieh Alizadeh, were tried in Ardabil. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Abbas Lisani, Azarbaijani nationalist-civil activist and his wife Roghieh Alizadeh, attended the first branch of the Revolutionary Court in Ardebil, at 11 am on June 1.

May 26th, 2016

Abbas Lisani Released after 6 Days of Hunger Strike

Breathing in Confinement – Abbas Lisani, political prisoner in Adel Abad prison of Shiraz was released after six days of hunger strike. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, this Azerbaijani civil activist who had been on hunger strike since May 19, was released from Adel Abad prison in Shiraz, on the bail of […]

May 26th, 2016

2 Activists Arrested in Ahvaz

Breathing in Confinement – After more than a week, still there is no news about the fate of arrested civil activists in Ahvaz. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Reza Kaabi, son of Hanash, a graduate of law from the University of Shushtar, from the village of Bayt Thamer Kaabi located in Shoeybieh […]