Human Rights
Friday April 28, 2017

Iran: Student Describes Horror of Iran Prison

In an interview with The Express in the United Kingdom, Shabnam Madadzadeh speaks about the terrible abuses she endured during her time in prison in Iran. The 29 year-old computer science student was arrested along with her brother in 2009 on her way to Tehran’s Tarbiat Moalem University. Intelligence officers charged them both for speaking out against the Iranian regime.

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Iran: Call for EU to clarify if mass executions will be funded via anti-narcotics programmes

Alexandra Sims for The Independent has reported that Reprieve, a human rights charity has raised concerns about the European Union preparing to fund Iranian anti-narcotics programmes that are responsible for mass executions in Iran.

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Iran: Musician hospitalised following hunger strike

Musician Mehdi Rajabian, 27, and his filmmaker brother Hossein, 31, have been jailed in Iran since June. They each received a three-year prison sentence for “spreading propaganda against the system” and “insulting the sacred”. For the past month, the brothers have been on hunger strike in protest against the treatment they are receiving in prison.

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Dual nationality Iranians jailed in Iran

Hadi Ghaemi, the executive director of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, has said that an American-Iranian man and his wife was arrested by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in July and have been held in the notorious Evin prison in Tehran. They have been detained without charge and do not have access to a lawyer.

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Iran: Musician hospitalised during hunger strike

The Guardian has reported that Iranian musician Mehdi Rajabian who is serving three years in prison is being treated in hospital for internal bleeding. He was imprisoned (with his brother) for distributing underground music. 

This news comes one month after he started a hunger strike.

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