#SaveGohardasht — Day 20 of Hunger Strike — Political Prisoners in Gohardasht Prison in Iran

#SaveGohardasht — Day 20 of Hunger Strike — Political Prisoners in Gohardasht Prison in Iran

20 August 2017

#SaveGohardasht / The political prisoners in ward 4 in Gohardasht Prison of Karaj, west of Tehran have been on hunger strike to protest the regime’s ruthless attack on the prisoners on 30 July 2017. They were insulted and beaten by prison guards, and forcefully transferred to hall 10 of this...

Children trained for war by Hashid al-Shabi, an Iran-backed militia

Children trained for war by Hashid al-Shabi, an Iran-backed militia

18 August 2017

Despite the fact that all international laws and covenants ban any use of children in wars, local Iraqi outlets have revealed how the Iran-backed Hashid al-Shabi (Popular Mobilization Units) are training children for war. 180 juveniles in the village of Basheer in Kirkuk Province are being trained by the Hashid...

Iran: Contractor commits suicide by self-immolation

Iran: Contractor commits suicide by self-immolation

18 August 2017

On Saturday morning, August 12, 2017, a Qom (Southwest of Tehran) municipality contractor, who, after months of trying was unable to recover his unpaid fees, self-immolated himself in front of the municipality and died Saturday night due to his burns. Fereidoun Abedini, head of the Isfahan Burn Center, said on...

Child rights activist arrested in Qorveh, Iran

Child rights activist arrested in Qorveh, Iran

15 August 2017

Sara Rezaie, a children’s rights activist and a director of the "No to rape and sexual abuse of children" campaign, was arrested in Qorveh, a city in the Iranian Kurdistan Province. She was arrested on August 10, 2017, in a raid on her residence by plain-clothes agents and taken under...

Call to save political prisoners on Hunger strike in Iran

Call to save political prisoners on Hunger strike in Iran

15 August 2017

Following the recent savage attack to political prisoners by Iranian regime, Mr Gérard Deprez, MEP and Chair of the Friends of a Free Iran committee in the European Parliament, issued this statement: We are very much concerned about the health and safety of political prisoners in solitary confinement of ward...

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