A Story From Evin Prison

The Plight of Iran’s Baha’is by KAMIAR ALAEI 01 Jun 2012 Arash and Kamiar Alaei, physicians specializing in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, were found guilty in 2009 of “cooperating with an… Continue reading

Riaz Sobhani: Prisoner of the day – May 20th – on Iranian.com

  (The following is an article on Riaz Sobhani written – for more details – http://www.iranian.com/main/2012/may/riaz-sobhani-prisoner-day)   HRANA: Riaz Sobhani, a 66-year-old Baha’i citizen and a supporter of the Baha’i University, was transferred from… Continue reading

World Press Freedom Day, May 3rd 2012

Every year, May 3rd is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to… Continue reading

Iran’s ‘Schindler’

The ‘Iranian Schindler’ who saved Jews from the Nazis By Brian Wheeler – BBC News, Washington, December 21, 2011 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16190541) Thousands of Iranian Jews and their descendants owe their lives to a Muslim diplomat… Continue reading

An Important Call for Human Rights in Iran

Love and Freedom

A story of love, courage, and belief in freedom with Reza Fani Yazdi and his wife Soheila Vahdati. Reza never gave in to brutal torture, or years in prison. It’s all about your… Continue reading

10,000 Days and Counting…

  At the beginning of April, Iranians everywhere celebrate the festival of Sizdah-Bidar, a time for picnics and family get-togethers. But for over 500 Iranians the idea of a picnic with their families… Continue reading

Mourning Mothers

IRAN: Supporter of “Mourning Mothers”, Ms. Mansoureh Behkish, sentenced to 4.5 years of prison (FIDH – 5 April 2012) Paris-Geneva, April 5, 2012. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a… Continue reading

Happy Anniversary…

Letter by women’s rights and student activist Bahareh Hedayat (1) By Bahareh Hedayat Translation Arash Azizi My Amin, My dear, the fourth anniversary of our wedding has arrived… I am filled with so much happiness… Continue reading

Wife of Ehsan Houshmand Threatened

Imprisoned Journalist Beaten During Interrogation (http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2012/04/houshmandzadeh)  Imprisoned journalist Ehsan Houshmand, who suffers from serious ear pain as a result of beatings he received during his interrogation, is currently being threatened with his wife’s… Continue reading