At a Glance Weekly report on Human Rights Violation in Iran 21 April 2019

International Condemnation of Violation of Human Rights in IranAmnesty International’s response to Mohammad Javad Larijani who yesterday boasted about the drop in the number of executions in Iran. We say there is no cause for celebration while Iran is still executing hundreds of people each year.


Iran executes four prisoners in the cities of Gorgan, Isfahan and Shiraz Two Men Executed at Adel-Abad Prison.
Man Hanged at Zanjan Prison.
Three Men Hanged at Ilam Prison.

Arbitrary Arrests

12 Conservationists Detained Without Counsel in Iran’s Kurdistan Province.
Iran’s Ministry Of Intelligence Arrests Dozens of Volunteer Relief Workers.

Prisoners of Conscience

Iran: Ongoing judicial harassment against human rights lawyers Mr. Amir Salar Davoodi and Mr. Mohammad Najafi.
Iran: Civil Activist Seeking the Truth About Her Family Member Sentenced to Pay a Fine.
Unfair Trial of Mojtaba Dadashi and His Mistreatment in Sabzevar Prison.
Shiite Mystic Released from Prison in Iran After Serving Nine Years, Case Status Unclear.

Children’s Rights

Child abuse rises 10 percent in one year in North Khorasan Province.

Women’s Rights

Iran: Arbitrary detention and judicial harassment of Ms. Vida Movahedi, women’s rights defender.
Iran: Release women’s rights defenders detained for peacefully protesting against forced veiling.

Mother of rape victim says her family is being forced to undertake honor killing.
Teachers activist Fatemeh Bahmani receives one-year jail sentence and fine. Hijab Protester Vida Movahedi Remains Detained Despite Eligibility for Release.
Mullahs’ parliament votes down quota for women MPs.
Iranian Actress Asks Minister Why She Was Pulled from Film Set Based on “Order from Above”
Iranian women’s volleyball team cancelled plan for Asian Cup.

Freedom of Expression

Reporters Facing Tougher Task Amid Hatred Fueled By Politicians.
Iranians Push Back as Officials Threaten to Block Instagram in Retaliation for Banned IRGC Accounts.
Iran sentences rights defender jail and lashes for ‘anti-state propaganda.

Religious Minorities’ Rights

Second Iranian Councilman Persecuted for Speaking up for Baha’i Rights.