Iran: Execution Sentence Issued for Two Afghan Juvenile Offenders

NCRI - Two young 20- and 19-year-old prisoners from Afghanistan were sentenced to death in central prison of Zahedan, Southeast Iran, on the charges of armed robbery from a financial institution.

According to reports, they were subjected to intense physical and mental torture in the prison, in order to confess to what they were asked to in front of the television camera.

Iran: Qom, Murder Scene of a Poor Street Peddler by Municipality Agents

Iran - Qom, According to reports on Saturday August 12, a fruit peddler was killed by the municipality agents after he was beaten and his head hit the ground.

Iran: No Information on the Status of an Artist Political Prisoner

NCRI - The political prisoner Youssef Emadi has been transferred to the quarantine of Evin prison 3 weeks ago by the order of the prison head, and there is no news about him due to cut-off of phone calls and weekly visits. He was summoned to the prison warden’s room after protesting against one of the prison officers and his phone calls and family visits were cut-off and he was then transferred to quarantine cells of ward 4 as a punishment.

Outrage of UN Rights Expert at Iran Regime's Execution of a Young Man Sentenced as a Child

GENEVA (11 August 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Asma Jahangir, has expressed outrage at the execution of a young man who received the death penalty as a child.

Alireza Tajiki was arrested at the age of 15 in 2012 and sentenced to death in 2013 at the age of 16.

Iran: Confession of a State Mullah to the Execution of Innocent People

NCRI - A member of the Iranian regime's parliament referring to the regime’s judiciary emphasizing on more executions and that 5,300 people are in death row in the regime's prisons, said: “The smuggler who has 500 (billion dollars) capital in Tehran and elsewhere is released, but we will execute the poor porter.”

Iran: Latest Report on the Situation of the Political Prisoners Transferred to Max-Security Hall

NCRI - On the morning of Sunday, 30 July 2017, Gohardasht prison officers in Karaj west of Tehran forcefully transferred the political detainees to the maximum-security Hall after beating and mayhem.

According to a new report, officers took the political prisoners to the courtyard on the pretext that one prisoner has escaped and they have to get statistics, and then transferred them to the max-security Hall 10, Ward 4 by force. All 53 transferred prisoners staged hunger strike to protest regime's actions.

Iran: Six People Arrested for Training Zumba Dance

NCRI - The Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) commander in Shahrud announced the arrest of members of a Zumba and Shafel Dance Training Network.

Colonel Hamid Damaghani, IRGC commander in Shahrud, has announced that a western dance training network has been identified and arrested while filming and making video clips.

Iran: Arrest of 64 Girls and Boys by the IRGC in Isfahan

NCRI - The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Intelligence Organization in Isfahan reported that its forces had arrested 64 boys and girls around the city in co-operation with the police on Tuesday, 8 August 2017.

“The IRGC soldiers in the district of Imam Sadeq in Isfahan, in cooperation with the Isfahan Provincial Police, yesterday arrested 64 boys and girls around the city of Isfahan by taking orders from the judiciary,” Isfahan’s IRGC Intelligence reported.

A Prisoner Executed in Zahedan Prison

NCRI - According to the reports, a prisoner named Javad Rigi was executed in Zahedan Prison on Monday, August 7, 2017.

The 32-year-old prisoner was charged with carrying drugs and imprisoned in Zahedan Prison 7 years ago. So far, 6 members of Javad Rigi's family have been executed.


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