Breathing in Confinement

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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 […]

May 24th, 2016

Mustafa Gholamnezhad Arrested in Tehran

Breathing in Confinement – Mustafa Gholamnezhad, social activist, was arrested in Tehran on May 23. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Mustafa Gholamnezhad, a philosophy of science graduate from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran was arrested in Tehran and transferred to an unknown location at 6 pm on May 23.

April 9th, 2016

Demonstration in Tehran against Transferring the Museum of Art to the Private Sector

Breathing in Confinement – A group of people in Tehran gathered in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art, to protest against the privatization of this institution. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, about three hundred people in Tehran gathered in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art in this city to protest […]

June 23rd, 2015

Arrested Youth in Tabriz Released on the Bail

Breathing in Confinement – The young people, who were arrested in Hotel Shahriar in Tabriz, accused with “Breaking the Ramadan Fasting”, were released in the hours after midnight. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, 150 youth in city of Tabriz who were arrested in the lobby of Hotel Shahriar, at 7 pm on […]

June 22nd, 2015

Mass Arrest of the Youth in Tabriz for “Breaking Their Fast”

Breathing in Confinement – Security police of Tabriz raided Hotel Shahriar in this city, and arrested 150 young people for “Breaking the Fast” in Ramadan. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, on 22nd June, in a raid on the lobby of Hotel Shahriar in Tabriz, police forces arrested young people who were eating […]

December 21st, 2014

A Civil Rights’ Activist Arrested in Tehran

Breathing in Confinement – Ali (Amir) Amirgholi, civil rights’ activist, has been detained since 20 days ago by the Security Forces. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”; at miidnight on 1st December, security officers went to his father’s house and arrested him.

September 10th, 2014

Navid Kamran and Behnam Mousivand Released

Breathing in Confinement – Two activists who were arrested on September 6th in Tehran, have been released. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Navid Kamran and Behnam Mousivand who had been arrested on September 6th in Tehran have been released on bail on September 9th.

September 6th, 2014

Arash Sadeghi and 3 other Activists Arrested in Tehran

Breathing in Confinement – Arash Sadeghi, former political prisoner has been arrested at his work place in Tehran today, September 6th. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Arash Sadeghi has been arrested at his place on Azerbaijan street in Tehran at 7 o’clock p.m. today and was transferred to an unknown location.

August 10th, 2014

UN rights experts condemn the recent wave of arrest and sentencing of civil society actors

GENEVA (8 August 2014) – United Nations human rights experts* today expressed grave concern over the recent escalating trend of arrest and sentencing of individuals exercising their rights to freedom of expression and opinion, peaceful assembly and association. Since 22 May 2014, at least 36 individuals that include journalists, bloggers, filmmakers and authors, many of […]