News From Iran .... In a statement, FIDH & OMCT demanded from regime to stop harassing and imprisoning the Iranian human rights lawyers. According to news , Masoud Shamsnejad ( lawyer) , Mehdi Houshmand Rahimi ( lawyer ) and Farhad Mohammadi ( lawyer ) ...

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  1. FIDH & OMCT In A joint Statement To the Regime : End Imprisonment And Harassment Of Iranian Human Rights Lawyers ....
  2. Maurice Capithorne UN Reporter On Iran From 1995-2002 Has Passed Away ......
  3. Students Demanded Their Teacher Be Released From Prison......
  4. Esmail Bakhshi's Family Members And " Haft Tapeh Workers" gathered In Front Of Judiciary Power In The City Of Shoosh ........
  5. Parvin Mohammadi A Well Known Labor Activist Is Arrested .....
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FIDH & OMCT In A joint Statement To the Regime : End Imprisonment And Harassment Of Iranian Human Rights Lawyers ....

News From Iran ....

 
In a statement, FIDH & OMCT demanded from regime to stop harassing and imprisoning the Iranian human rights lawyers.

According to news , Masoud Shamsnejad ( lawyer) , Mehdi Houshmand Rahimi ( lawyer ) and Farhad Mohammadi ( lawyer ) are the human rights lawyer who were arrested / detained or harassed recently by regime security agents.

Mr. Masoud Shamsnejad is a university professor and defence lawyer of several Kurdish political prisoners.
On Feb. 10, 2019 branch number 3 of the court of revolution has sentenced him to six years imprisonment. He is arrested on Jan. 8 in the city of Orumieh . The security agents searched his office and home and took away his files and materials.

Mr. Farhad Mohammadi is a Kurdish lawyer and is arrested in the city of Sanandaj . He is also an environmental advocate.

Mr. Mehdi Houshmand Rahimi is sentenced to two years imprisonment by the court of revolution in the city of Arak . Mr. Rahimi later by another court was sentenced to five years imprisonment.

The statement demanded those arrested immediately and unconditionally be released.




    

Maurice Capithorne UN Reporter On Iran From 1995-2002 Has Passed Away ......



 
Maurice Capithorne The Special reporter of UN to Iran between 1995-2002 has passed away .......
Condolence to his wife Tama and his son Asa 
While working on human rights issues in Iran with human rights organizations several years ago, i had the privilege working with Mr. Capithorne and had invited him to Toronto to speak with the Iranian community about his experience. fortunately he spoke two times to the Iranian community here in Toronto and informed us about his experience while as UN reporter.
I just called and spoke with Asa his son and expressed our condolence to him and his mother Tama .


Great man ........



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Students Demanded Their Teacher Be Released From Prison......

News from Iran .....

 

Students at a school in the city of Marivan in Kurdistan demanded their teacher Mukhtar Asadi who is a member of Teachers Union be released from prison. They carried slogan which reads: Teachers place is in school and not in prison .......

Mokhtar Asadi is a very popular and active teacher in Kurdistan . He is a member of Iran teachers union . He was arrested last week by the security agents in the city of Sanandaj and was transferred to an unknown location.



    

Esmail Bakhshi's Family Members And " Haft Tapeh Workers" gathered In Front Of Judiciary Power In The City Of Shoosh ........

News from Iran ....

On Monday last week, the family members including the mother of Esmail Bakhshi the spokesperson of the " Haft Tapeh Workers " including some workers from Haft Tapeh gathered in front of the judiciary power building in the city of Shoosh and demanded about the situation of Esmail Bakhshi .

A day earlier Email Bakhshi's mom was attacked by the security agents at her home and was transferred to the hospital .




    

Parvin Mohammadi A Well Known Labor Activist Is Arrested .....

News From Iran .....

Ms. Parvin Mohammadi a well known labor activist and vice president of the " Free Workers Union"  together with Jafar Azimzadeh is arrested . This is happening because of the pressure the regime put on labor activists in recent months.


Its been two weeks the family members of Parvin have no news from her . The officials at Evin prison told to her sister that, she is going to contact the family soon.

All her family including her sick mom are worried on her situation.
    

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