Sunday, August 18, 2019 04:51

Iranian activists

Activist challenges Rohani to fulfill promises on citizen rights

Iranian activist Nargess Mohammadi has written to President Rohani protesting against the interrogation procedure she was subjected to in Evin Court. According to the Human Rights Defenders Centre website, Mohammadi has been under investigation by Islamic Republic authorities since last March for meeting with Catherine Ashton when the latter was visiting Iran as the EU foreign policy chief. » read more

Activist’s state unclear a month after arrest

A month after the arrest of Iranian-Kurdish activist Dana Lanjabadi, he remains in an undetermined state at the Intelligence Ministry detention centre in Marivon. » read more

Activists mark four years of opposition house arrests

225 Iranian activists issued a statement calling for the release of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Zahra Rahnavard. » read more

Activists implore Obama to end pressures on Iranians

Fifty-five Iranian activists, many of whom are currently behind bars in Iran, have written a letter reminding the U.S. president that sanctions are hurting the people of Iran. They urged him to seize the opportunity of a new Iranian administration to put an end to the pressures being imposed on Iranians. » read more