Monday, June 24, 2019 03:50

Bahareh Hedayat

Nasrin Sotoudeh given first furlough

Nasrin Sotoudeh, the jailed Iranian human rights lawyer and activist, has been given a furlough for the first time since she was jailed in September of 2010. » read more

Female prisoners demand apology for “attack”

Thirty-three female prisoners at Evin Prison have called on the warden to issue an official apology for the “offensive attack” they suffered, opposition websites report. » read more

Jailed activist receives rights prize

The very first Harald Edelstam Defence of Human Rights Award was given to jailed Iranian student activist Bahareh Hedayat on Monday in Stockholm. » read more

Jailed student activist gets human rights award

Jailed Iranian student activist Bahareh Hedayat has been awarded the first Harald Edelstam Prize for her “outstanding courage and commitment to justice” and for actively working “against the violation of Human Rights in Iran.” » read more

Activists' jail terms lengthened

An Iranian appeals court has approved new sentences for three prominent student activists who are already serving out earlier sentences. » read more

Prison authorities deny use of torture

The head of the Iranian Prisons Organization has dismissed recent statements about the use of torture in prisons as "absurd lies." » read more

Jailed student activists moved to solitary confinement

Jailed student activists Bahareh Hedayat and Mehdieh Golrou were reportedly moved to solitary confinement in Evin Prison on Saturday. » read more

Campaign in support of jailed Iranian student activist

A group of activists has launched a campaign to focus international attention on the condition of jailed Iranian student activist Bahareh Hedayat. » read more

Iranian jailed activists allowed visitors

Behareh Hedayat and Mehdieh Golrou, the two jailed student activists who were barred by Iranian judiciary from having any visitors were finally allowed a prison visit from their husbands yesterday. » read more

Iran presses fresh charges against student activists

Iranian judiciary is reportedly pressuring jailed student activist, Majid Tavakoli to accept new charges of collusion with another jailed activist, Bahereh Hedayat through foreign media. » read more