Suspicious death of environmentalist in Iran prison is more evidence of torture

Navid Felker 22 February 2018

by Navid  Felker
With the death in custody of environmentalist Dr. Kavous Seyed Emami, the Iranian Regime has added yet another person to its long list of murdered political prisoners.

Iranian-Canadian Seyed Emami, founder of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, was arrested on bogus charges espionage under the cover of conservation research in January and his death was announced by the authorities just two weeks later.

Regime still holding student protesters in prison

Editor 14 February 2018

by Staff writer, SF
Some Iranian university students are still being held in prison without access to legal counsel, despite the Iranian Regime’s claims that all of the people arrested in connection with the nationwide protests had been released.

Iran: Another suspicious death in Iran prison

Navid Felker 14 February 2018

by Navid  Felker

Kavous Seyed Emami, a well-known environmentalist and Iranian-Canadian university professor, has allegedly committed suicide in the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran where he was detained since being arrested two weeks ago. He worked hard in efforts to protect the Iranian environment.

Iranian MP admits Swedish-Iranian scholar was not granted a fair trial

Armin Baldwin 14 February 2018

by Armin Baldwin

Ahmadreza Jalali, a Swedish-Iranian scholar, was told he would be sentenced to death in Iran last year. Jalali is a researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. Although he has Iranian citizenship, he is a permanent resident of Sweden.

New Hunger Strike by Iranian Political prisoners

Atousa Pilger 07 February 2018

 

by Atousa Pilger

In a statement released on February 7th, Amnesty International demanded that Iranian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release human rights activists and her husband Arash Sadeghi. It has been reported that all three have begun hunger strikes following the transfer of Atena Daemi and Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee to Shahr-e Rey (Gharchak) prison in Varamin outside Tehran.

150 Protesters Indicted, according to Tehran Prosecutor

Editor 05 February 2018

by Staff writer, SF

According to Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, Tehran’s Prosecutor, 150 of the protesters arrested during the recent unrest have been indicted.

He added that four protesters are still in custody. However, he told journalists last week that 10 protesters were in custody. No independent source has corroborated or ruled out the figures released by Dolatabadi.

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