By Jubin Katiraie

The UK is worried about a British-Iranian aid worker wrongfully jailed in Iran and recently transferred to the mental ward of a public hospital and called for her release on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said: “We are extremely concerned about Nazanin [Zaghari-Ratcliffe]’s welfare and call for her immediate release. We urge Iran to allow family members to visit her and check on her care.”

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By Pooya Stone

Iranian authorities have hanged ten prisoners in the past few days in the cities of Mahshahr, Nowshahr, Urmia, and Khandab, with two being hanged in public.

On Wednesday, Iran hanged one inmate in Bandar Mahshahr, southwest Iran, but his name is unknown. They also hanged two inmates convicted of drug charges - Moharam Nemati and Asgar Bartar - in Urmia prison in northwest Iran, who it’s believed were transferred to solitary confinement on Tuesday in preparation for their executions.

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By Jubin Katiraie

Mohammad Nazari, an Iranian political prisoner being held at Urmia Prison, has suffered a suspected tumor in his stomach because of the effects of a long-term hunger strike; however, the authorities do not allow him to be transferred to hospital.

Mohammad Hossein Aghasi, defense lawyer of the prisoner expressed concern about his client's situation on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

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By Jubin Katiraie

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a British-Iranian dual citizen that was arrested and sent to prison in Iran in April 2016 where she has been detained since. The Iranian authorities have charged her with spying and attempting to topple the country’s government. Officials have said that she was in charge of a “foreign-linked hostile network”. Tehran’s prosecutor general said almost two years ago that Nazanin is being detained because she was running a journalism course with the purpose of spreading propaganda about the regime.

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By Jubin Katiraie

The Iranian authorities executed a prisoner in Kashan Prison on Wednesday, 3 July, a judicial authority said.

Rouhollah Dehqani, the Kashan's prosecutor’s deputy for criminal affairs, said the victim was sentenced to Qisas (punishment of retribution) on a murder charge.

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By Jubin Katiraie

On Monday, July 1, eight newly converted Iranian Christians were arrested in the southern city of Bushehr at their houses; some of them were members of the same family. Security forces raided and searched their houses and confiscated their Bibles, Christian statues and signs, wooden crosses, paintings, laptops, cellphones, ID cards and credit cards. The children witnessed all of these events as well as the cruelty by security forces in arresting their parents.

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By Pooya Stone

In recent days, video footage has been published on Iranian social media networks in which elderly members of the Bahai minority at a care center in Karaj, holding placards, are calling on Iranian authorities to stop harassment and pressures against them.

The Iranian authorities are trying to close down the Elder Care Center in Karaj that belongs to the elderly Baha'is.

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By Pooya Stone

On Tuesday, 2 July, Ali Nejati, member of the laborers syndicate of the Haft Tapeh Sugar Cane Mill in Ahvaz, received his indictment in Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran. After their last court session, his dossier along with six others were sent to the revolutionary court of Tehran. The charges against Nejati, in this indictment were “assembly and collusion against national security” and “propaganda against the government”.

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