Arash Sadeghi

Authorities in Iran’s Prisons Deny Political Prisoners Medical Care

Editor 16 October 2018

by Staff writer, SF

Since this regime’s inception in 1979, its authorities in Iran have a history of endangering the lives of political prisoners by denying them adequate medical treatment and medication as a form of punishment.

This deliberate denial of access has endangered the lives of several political prisoners, including Majid Asadi, Arash Sadeqi, Hassan Sadeqi, Mohammad Banazadeh Amirkhizi and Mohammad Habibi, who are among those whose continued existence is threatened by denial of treatment. Their medical records have been destroyed rather than being transferred to the hospital or the prison clinic.

1988-massacre-in-iran

International Conference Across 20 Cities Commemorates 30th Anniversary of 1988 Iran Massacre

Editor 28 August 2018

by Staff writer, SF

In an online conference held across 20 major cities and capitals of Europe and North America, Iranians commemorated the 30,000 political prisoners massacred in 1988 in Iran. Participants of the conference declared support for the Iranian people’s uprising to overthrow the regime, and for the National Council of Resistance of Iran as the regime’s democratic alternative.

The President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, and former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy were joined by European elected representatives, as well as a number of political and religious dignitaries and jurists to speak at the conference.

Sarir Movaghan-Baha’i student

Just Weeks Before Finishing Degree, Student Expelled From University

Editor 07 August 2018

by Staff writer, SF

Sarir Movaghan, has been a student at Isfahan’s Azad University since 2014. The 23-year-old Baha’i student has been expelled just one semester before she was due to complete her Bachelor’s degree in architecture. Movaghan and her family have only recently decided to go public with the news.

“On May 24, Sarir received a call from the university’s security office,” according to a source. “She was told that she had been expelled from the university and she must go to their office for further explanation.”

After her expulsion, security agents raided and searched Movaghan’s home in Isfahan and interrogated her for hours.

Australia Blamed for Death of Iranian Asylum Seeker in 2014

Australia Blamed for Death of Iranian Asylum Seeker in 2014

Editor 01 August 2018

by Staff writer, SF

An Australian coroner has ruled that the 2014 death of a 24-year-old Iranian asylum-seeker, who was being held in an immigration detention centre on a remote Pacific island was "entirely preventable".

The Queensland state coroner Terry Ryan issued a ruling on Monday, July 30, blaming the "compounding effect of multiple errors" for Hamid Kehazaei’s death and called on the Australian government to prioritise the health of detainees.

Gender equality in Iran only possible through regime change

Navid Felker 10 July 2018

by Navid  Felker
In December, Vida Movahed stood on top of a sidewalk utility box on Revolution Street in Iran to wave her headscarf on a stick in front of her in protest at Iran’s mandatory hijab laws.
An image of her posted on Instagram symbolised to the world how Iran’s growing feminist movement was helping to encourage these protests and the Iranian uprising.
But Movahed had already been arrested for her protest by the time most people saw the post.

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