According to the HRANA statistics unit, 113 human rights violations cases reported in 2016 that at least 366 citizens have been arrested. Further, at least 70 detainees were sentenced to 996 months in prison, 276 months suspended prison term, and 4105 lashes in the courts.
BCR Group: International Human Rights Day was again celebrated while at least 32 women prisoners of conscience, political, religious and the prisoners related to national security charges, are kept in Women's Ward at Tehran notorious Evin prison, including 17 mothers, 13 of them are more than 50 year old. More..
Traffic-related fatalities are the leading cause of death in Iran, say officials. 90% of road-traffic deaths in the world happen in low-income and middle-income countries, reports World Health Organizations. More..
Domestic violence against family members has reach record highs.
26% of emergency calls are related to domestic violence, Jam-e Jam newspaper quoted deputy of Welfare Organization Habibollah Masoudi. Domestic violence reaches alarming levels in Iran, confirm officials. More..
Thousands of Syrians are being slaughtered as a result of civil war, millions displaced. Whereas, Iranian citizens both political prisoners and prisoners of conscience or prisoners for serious crimes are jailed, brutally tortured and disgracefully denied for medical care. Dozens denial-related death cases reported from Iran prisons annually that unofficial statistics represent higher rate of death estimates to hundreds.See More..
At least 22 workers died as a result of unsafe workplace conditions in the past month, Iran's official media report.
Iran's regime imprisons dozens of laborers and independent trade union activists for speaking out in defense of their basic rights. The regime is astonishingly violating laborers' rights just for peaceful assembly. More..
"So often the world sits idly by, watching ethnic conflicts flare up, as if these were mere entertainment rather than human beings whose lives are being destroyed. Shouldn't the existence of even one single refugee be a cause for alarm throughout the world?" Urkhan Alakbarov
At least 13.5 million Syrians lost their homes and need immediate humanitarian aid; 4.6 million Syrians are refugees, and 6.6 million are displaced within Syria. More..
Iranian women endure systematic gender discrimination as second class citizens in Iran, they are deprived of fundamental rights. Of course, the situation of Iranian women is slightly better than their peers in Middle-East, but, they undergo many hardships under both Sharia Laws and backward traditions. More..
Arbitrary Arrests Continue against Minorities in the Marginalized Regions of Iran.
Arash Mokri, a student at Tabriz University, was arrested by security officials in a raid on his house on February 26, 2016. Officials seized his personal belongings such as cell phone, books in Kurdish language and laptop without a court warrant and had taken him to an unknown location. He was previously arrested on alleged charges of relationship with one of the Kurdish opposition parties in recent months, his relatives said.More..
At least 7 persons were detained due to their religious beliefs during January-February.
Imprisoned at times for their expression of theological beliefs that challenge those endorsed by the government, are included but not limited to Some of the members of more newly formed spiritual groups, such as Inter-universalism, founded by Mohammad-Ali Taheri and similarly some members of the official state religion Shia Islam, such as Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeini Boroujerdi. More..
Freedom of opinion is one of the basic rights of every individual and despite explicit declaration of this right in Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which says: "Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion;. this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance."; but violations of citizens' rights because of their beliefs is continually seen in Iran. more..
Although the allegedly moderate President Hassan Rouhani has pledged more freedom in Iran, the country has seen no significant improvements in human rights and Iran remains one of the biggest jailers in the world of journalists, bloggers, social media and civil rights activists.
In reports to the Human Rights Council, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also expressed concern over the continuing high rate of executions in Iran, the jailing of journalists and human rights activists, the lack of freedom of expression, and discrimination against women. The widespread human rights violations continue unabated despite numerous promises from Iran to take steps to end or ameliorate them at Iran's 2010 UPR session, Dr. Shaheed said on March 2015. More..
If we want to compare women rights in Iran with that of western women we can see (no the) huge disparities as Iranian women are still denied their basic fundamental rights. Iranian women are treated as second class citizens but authorities chose to ignore it as well. The basic civil rights chosen to reject women accessing rights as entering stadiums, gender barriers in market, no control on their bodies and leaving the country without their husband permission. see More..
Thursday, September 24, 2015 11:41:55 AM Shapoor Reshnow, an Iranian civil rights activist, was arrested by security officials after an attack at his house on September 16, whereupon his wife had a miscarriage as a result of fear and anxiety in the attack. More..
President Hassan Rouhani had expressed, during his presidential campaign, that: ďWe don't have second-class citizens. All Iranians are equal.Ē
Poverty and unemployment are reaching high levels, inflation is rising high rank, and the citizens must take several jobs in a hard dayís work; a majority of Iranian labors (estimated 70%) are surviving under the poverty line. Reports estimate that out of Iranís 77 million population, 10 million are jobless. While thousands are homeless, living in the streets. More..
Iran's foreign minister Mr. Javad Zarif who has lead the nuclear negotiations for the Islamic Republic of Iran for the past 20 months stated: "We do not jail people for their opinions" In an April 28 interview with Charlie Rose: -a statement that angered activists, ex-political prisoners and many other experts on the regime's human rights violations. More..
15 percent of homeless people and 37 percent of ďbeggarsĒ in Iran are female. ISNA reported on 12 July 2015, Tehran Municipal has gathered atleast 250 beggars and transferred them to the Social Welfare till the end of 2014. More..
Drug trafficking represents a major challenge for the Islamic Republic of Iran. The geographical location of the country, particularly its porous 1,923 km-long Eastern border with Afghanistan - the world's largest illicit opium producer - and Pakistan, has turned it into a major transit country for illicit drugs. More..
Iran's Chief Executive of Empowering and Organization of Informal Settlements said that at least 11 million citizens are currently inhabited in the Urban Distressed Areas and outskirts of cities across the country. More..
Viral and fungal diseases have been spreading in Central Zahedan prison and despite the authorities' negligence.
Many reports have been received by rights groups cited the serious outbreak of viral and fungal illnesses such as ringworm and tinea disease in the Wards 3, 5, 7 and 8 of the prison according to the news received by BCR group. More..
An exclusive interview with Shiva Ganji an Iranian women rights activists who lives in Turkey since 2013.Gharchak prison is one of the prisons in Iran to hold especially female prisoners with general crimes.More..
According to a 2011 census, the Province of Baluchistan has a population of 5 million with over 50% living in rural areas. A 2006 study showed that 32% of the population that should be educated but in fact they are illiterate.More..
More than 22 Balochs citizens have been killed and wounded by Revolutionary Guards and police of Iran due to the security situation in Sistan and Balouchistan province since 2014 till at the moment according to the Baloch Activist Campaign's reports received by the BCR Group. More..
More than 200 of Sunni Kurds prisoners are kept in the prisons of Iran. It is worth noting that the highest ranking of Sunni prisoners is allocated to Rajai Shahr prison with more than 80 prisoners who are serving their imprisonment or awaiting to death. More..
Exclusive detailed report of illness prisoners in Iran
We would like to inform you based on the human rights reports from United Nations and according received news from prisoners; the situation of Iranian prisons is horrible especially for the jailed political prisoners. More..
Death in drug treatment camps is an oppressive and undeniable issue which causes death in Iran. Iranian addicts suffer from lack of facilities in the camps such as health treatment, quality of food, inhuman attitude of officials, etc. More..
November 27,2014 Child market is not a new phenomenon in Tehran, capital of Iran, rather; it is a bitter reality that has been breathing alongside pedestrian without any fear for many years and offers you a mint flavored chewing gum.