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Reporters invited to Qasr Prison to mark Revolution anniversary

The Qasr Prison Museum has invited reporters to spend a night in Qasr Prison to mark the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution. » read more

Gravely ill political prisoners kept from hospital

Civil activists in Iran are seriously concerned about the lack of medical facilities and services for political prisoners in Iran. Six political prisoners in Oroumiyeh Prison are said to be in a grave state of health. » read more

Women’s rights activist, filmmaker summoned to Evin

Evin Prison has summoned Mahnaz Mohammadi, the Iranian filmmaker and women’s rights activist, to serve out her five-year prison sentence. » read more

Concern for jailed activist's health

Iranian political prisoner Shahram Radmehr was transferred from prison for medical treatments for the second time this week, and his health remains precarious. » read more

Heath of political prisoner on hunger strike in decline

Family of political prisoner Ayat Mehralibegloo are expressing grave concern regarding his health after nine days of hunger strike. » read more

Former president announces regret that political arrests continue

Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami said in his New Year’s message that the year just ending could have been more glorious had house arrests and imprisonments ended, referring to the house arrest of opposition leaders MirHosein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi and the imprisonment of political prisoners charged in connection with the election protests of 2009. » read more

Sunni prisoners end hunger strike in Iranian prison

Four Iranian Sunni prisoners in Qezel Hessar Prison have ended their hunger strike after 75 days. » read more

Reformists call for release of opposition leaders in open letter

Nine reformist figures have called for the release of political prisoners and an end to the house arrest of MirHosein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi. » read more

Political prisoner’s execution part of a recent surge

Iranian political prisoner Shirkouh Moarefi was executed on Monday November 4 at Saghez Prison. » read more

Conservative MP supports release of political prisoners

Iranian conservative MP Ali Motahari told the Khabar on line website that it’s no longer necessary to continue incarcerating political prisoners who were jailed following the 2009 election protests. » read more