The Amnesty International Demands the Immediate Release of Soheil Arabi

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Amnesty International expresses concern over the political prisoner, Soheil Arabi who has been going on hunger strike for 38 days. This organization demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the political prisoner as well as his access to full medical care.

Soheil Arabi started his dry hunger strike 9 days ago and he had been already on hunger strike for 30 days. On the 8th day of his dry hunger strike, Soheil Arabi recorded an audio file in Evin Prison and explained his critical condition announcing that the authorities have not paid attention to his legal demands.

Iran: The Situation of Arrested Christian Couple Is Still Unclear

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NCRI - The situation of a newly converted Christian couple who were summoned to the intelligence office of the Revolutionary Guards Corps in Tehran on September 11 and arrested after interrogation is still unclear.

Mehrdad Houshmand and Sarah Nemati have been accused of acting in a funeral ceremony in Behesht-e Zahra cemetery in Tehran according to Christian religious rites.

Human Rights in Iran Under Spotlight on the 'Place De La Bastille' in Paris

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NCRI - On Friday September29, the historic Place de la Bastille in Paris - France, witnessed, the theater of a cluster of shoes and flowers symbolizing the 30,000 political prisoners executed in 1988 in Iran.

One could see photos, names, and some brief explanations, about the lives of tens of thousands of courageous men and women decimated by a fatwa of Khomeini, one of the most brutal dictators of the 20th century. "Suppress the unbelievers with the utmost violence ... All those prisoners who persist in their hypocrisy are condemned to death because they are at war with God," he wrote in his religious decree.

Iran: Latest on Political Prisoners After Temporary Cease of Hunger Strike

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NCRI - Despite forty days of hunger strike of political prisoners, they face a number of serious challenges, including the lack of adequate nutrition and the lack of solutions to health issues and medical care.

For more than two months, the prisoners have not received any fruit, vegetable, or legumes. The prison food is not suitable. Prisoners inevitably have to purchase the food they need from the prison shop, but the prison officials do not allow them to have access to the prison shop.

Iran: Another Five Years Imprisonment for Spokesman of Teachers Association Confirmed

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NCRI - Relatives of the imprisoned spokesperson of Teachers' Association said that the Iranian judiciary confirmed the recent five-year prison sentence for this guild activist.

Mahmoud Beheshti Langroudi is currently spending his pervious prison sentence in Evin prison in Tehran. According to his son, his total sentencing reaches 14 years of imprisonment.

Iran: Dangerous Health Conditions of a Political Prisoner on Dry Hunger Strike

NCRI Staff

NCRI - After a month of hunger strike, the political and conscious prisoner, Soheil Arabi on Saturday, September 23, 2017, started a dry hunger strike and announced that he will not stop till his wife is acquitted of all charges and is freed. He has also refused to go to the infirmary of Evin Prison.

U.N. Special Rapporteur Tells Iran Regime: Abolish Torture and Release Detainees

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NCRI - Asma Jahangir, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, was interviewed by Al Arabiya’s studios in the United Nations about the current situation in the country.

Iran: School Ordered Not to Register the Son of a Christian Pastor Prisoner

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NCRI - Pressure on the family of a Christian pastor in Iran has augmented. According to reports, the agents of the Iranian regime have even refused to register Pastor Youssef Naderkhani’s son at the school. This is while this new Christian, in addition to 10 years in prison, has also been sentenced to two years of exile to the city of Nikshahr in Sistan and Baluchistan province (south-east of Iran).

Iran: Attacking a Mixed Gender Party by Security Forces and Arrest of 30 Girls and Boys in Southeast Tehran

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NCRI - According to Iran regime state media on September 22, 30 girls and boys were arrested for participating in a mixed gender party in Southeastern region 38 kilometers from Tehran.

The state run 'Borna' press agency reported: that according to the commander of the revolutionary guards in the city of 'Varamin' on Wednesday night, security forces were informed about a party and after completing the supplementary information and getting the arrest warrant ,attacked the house.

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