Category Archives: Political prisoners

Atena Daemi’s new trumped-up charges and trial

The trial of Atena Daemi, a civil rights activist jailed in Evin Prison, was held on June 28th. Continue reading

Zeynab Jalalian: female Kurdish activist contracts Coronavirus in jail

Zeynab Jalalian, a female Kurdish political activist, has contracted Coronavirus in Gharchak jail. Continue reading

Seyed Rasoul Taleb Moghadam: Vahed Bus Company trade unionist flogged 74 times!

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Haft Tappeh charges dropped: Esmail Bakhshi, Mohammad Khanifar and Ali Nejati amnestied

On Saturday May 23rd the Iranian regime dropped charges against a number of workers and labour activists as part of its Eid amnesty. Continue reading

Ten years ago: Farzad Kamangar and three other Kurds executed!

The following is a statement issued by Iranian Workers’ Solidarity Network (IWSN), SZAC’s predecessor on May 9th 2010. Farzad Kamangar was a teacher.
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No news of Nahid Fathalian after ten days of arrest!

Ten days have passed since the arrest of Nahid Fathalian. Ms Fathalian is a retired labour activist and a volunteer supporter of Iran’s flood victims. Continue reading

Mohammad Davari freed on bail

Mohammad Davari, a 26-years-old political and labour activist, has been released on 15 billion rial ($356,928) bail pending appeal. He was being held in Shiraz’s Adelabad jail.

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Jailed teacher Mohammad-Hossein Sepehri contracts Corona virus

Mohammad-Hossein Sepehri, a teacher jailed in Mashhad’s Vakilabad prison, has contracted Corona virus. Continue reading

Esmail Abdi temporarily freed from jail

Esmail Abdi, the former General Secretary of the Tehran Teachers’ Trade Association, was temporarily released from jail on March 17th.

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Neda Naji released

After 303 days in detention, Neda Naji has been released temporarily. She was arrested at a peaceful May Day rally outside the Iranian regime’s parliament on May 1st 2019.
See also: Neda Naji: 300 days in prison!