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Former Student Activist Sentenced to Another Year in Prison

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peyman-arefThe International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran - A revolutionary court in Tehran has sentenced former student activist and political prisoner Payman Aref to another year in prison on charges of “propaganda against the regime,” marking his third sentence since the disputed 2009 presidential election.

Document - Iranian activist jailed for four years: Maryam Shafi' Pour

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maryam-shafi-pourAmnesty International - Prisoner of conscience Maryam Shafi’ Pour has had her seven-year prison sentence reduced to four years on appeal.

Appeal Court confirms Mohsen Rahmani’s imprisonment sentence

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mohsen-rahmaniHRANA News Agency – Mohsen Rahmani’s court verdict, 7 years imprisonment for raising Mir Hossein Moosavi’s photos, was confirmed by the Court of Appeal.

A Children’s Right activist arrested in Tabriz

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said-shirzadHRANA News Agency- Saied Shirzad, Children’s Right activist, was arrested last night in Tabriz and was taken to an unknown place.

Journalist Saba Azarpeik arrested in Iran

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saba-azarpeikThe Guardian - Azarpeik, who has been critical of the state's treatment of journalists and opposition figures, was picked up by judicial authorities in Tehran

A former student activist arrested in Tehran

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masomeh-gholizadehHRANA News Agency - Masomeh Gholizadeh, former student and Left Wing activist, was arrested on the 21st May.

Iran security forces arrest a 15-year old Sunni boy

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prisonHRANA News Agency – A 15-year old boy and a Sunni teacher were arrested by security forces last week in Baneh, Kurdistan province of Iran.

Six Iranians arrested after posting 'Happy' on YouTube

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chadorAFP - Police said on Tuesday they had arrested six Iranians suspected of posting a version of US singer Pharrell Williams's hit song "Happy" on the Internet.

Mother and son arrested in Tehran to serve prison terms

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elham-farahani-shamim-naimiHRANA News Agency – Elham Faramani and her son Shamim Na’imi were arrested in Tehran on May 11 and taken to Evin prison.

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