RFL/RE - Iran's hard-line judiciary has sentenced the daughter of late Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to jail for "spreading propaganda against the regime," Iranian news media reported on March 17.
HRANA News Agency – Mostafa Barari and Arash Shoa` Shargh, editors of two websites of “Gilan No” and ”Gilan Novin”, are sentenced by criminal court of Gilan province to respectively 114 and 40 lashes, following the complaints from a parliament member and on charge of spreading lies and publishing without having permission. This sentence was confirmed by the appeal court as well.
Iran Human Rights - Four prisoners were reportedly hanged at Darya, Urmia's central prison (West Azerbaijan province, northwestern Iran), on drug related charges.
Iran Human Rights - Three prisoners at Zahedan Central Prison and a prisoner at Chabahar Prison were hanged on drug related charges. Both prisons are located in Iran's Sistan & Baluchestan province (southern Iran).
Iranhumanrights.org - Ehsan Mazandarani Starts Hunger Strike
Reformist editor Ehsan Mazandarani was shocked with a Taser stun gun while being returned to Evin Prison in Tehran by agents of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' (IRGC) Intelligence Organization on March 11, 2017, less than a month after he was released.
thetower.org -A dual American-Iranian citizen and his wife have been sentenced to death by an Iranian court after being convicted of founding a "cult" and "holding mixed parties" that involved serving alcohol, the Financial Times reported Sunday.
RFL/RE - The son of a detained Iranian opposition leader has been sentenced to six months in jail on charges of distributing propaganda against the government, his family and Iranian state media said on March 13.
Al-Arabia - A jailed US-Iranian and his wife have been formally charged with hosting parties in Tehran, while another couple were given the death penalty for running a ''cult'', the Tehran prosecutor said Monday.
Iran Human Rights - An unidentified prisoner was reportedly executed in public on murder charges.
- Iran: Seven Prisoners Hanged in One Day
- Academic Arrested In Iran For 'Insulting Sanctities'
- Iran: Two Prisoners Executed on Murder Charges
- Former Political Prisoner Arrested by “Unidentified Agents” Without a Warrant
- Ahmad Montazeri, Son Of Top Iranian Dissident Cleric, Taken Into Custody
- Top Iranian Professor at Zabol University Sentenced to Imprisonment and Flogging
- Iran: Nine Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges
- Tehran Criminal Court Sentences Three Alleged Thieves to Hand Amputations
- Iran: 15 Prisoners Executed
- Revolutionary Guards Try to Silence US-Based Iranian Dissident by Arresting Her Sister
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