Imprisonment

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran - 13 September 2012

Special Rapporteur's third report on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran was presented to the UNGA Third Committee on 13 September 2012. ... Read more

Arrest of Saeed Shirzad, a children’s rights activist, while aiding earthquake victims in East Azerbaijan

(23 August 2012) – According to reports obtained by the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC), Saeed Shirzad, an ethnic Kurd and children’s rights ... Read more

Witness Statement of Danial Shahri

In this IHRDC witness statement, Danial Shahri--a 21 year old son of Christian converts from Isfahan, Iran--recalls his activities with a home run church in Iran that eventually led to his arrest in April 2010 and resulting imprisonment. ... Read more

Ten inmates at Orumiyeh prison convicted on drug related offenses at risk of imminent execution

(30 May 2012) – According to a local source in touch with the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC), ten prisoners on death row for ... Read more

Update on the Condition of Mohammad Seddigh Kaboudvand in Evin Prison

(24 May 2012) – After weeks of receiving reports about the hunger strike taken by Kurdish political prisoner Mohammad Seddigh Kaboudvand, who is currently incarcerated ... Read more

The case of Kurdish Iranian death row prisoner Behruz Alakhani

(21 May 2012) -- The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has learned from an informed source close to the case of Kurdish Iranian death ... Read more

Transfer of a Kurdish political prisoner in a dire health condition to an unknown location

(7 May 2012) – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) has received reports from former prisoners at Rajaee Shahr prison in Karaj, Iran that ... Read more

Special Report: Ghader Mohammadzadeh and Mohammad Amin Abdollahi

(5 April 2012) – As part of its on-going investigation into the condition of Kurdish political prisoners in Iran, the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center ... Read more

Mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Iran is Renewed by Human Rights Council

(22 March 2012) – The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) commends the decision of the Human Rights Council this afternoon to extend the mandate ... Read more

Christians in Isfahan face increasing pressure and arrests

(16 March 2012) -- According to reports received in recent weeks by the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC), security agents from the Isfahan intelligence ... Read more

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