Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee

January 10, 2017

Wife of Imprisoned Activist Arash Sadeghi Resists Order to Return to Prison

Wife of Imprisoned Activist Arash Sadeghi Resists Order to Return to Prison UPDATED on January 23, 2017:  While trying to visit her hospitalized husband, Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was forced to return to Evin Prison by agents of the Revolutionary Guards Sarallah Headquarters on January 22, an informed source told the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. The agents also arrested her friend, Saeed Eghbali, who was accompanying her, and took him to […]... read more
January 4, 2017

Arash Sadeghi’s 71-Day Hunger Strike Achieves Promise of Case Review for Imprisoned Wife

Arash Sadeghi’s 71-Day Hunger Strike Achieves Promise of Case Review for Imprisoned Wife Public Pressure Forces Iran’s Judiciary to Retreat From Hardline Stance “The [Tehran] Assistant Prosecutor Mr. Hajilou accepted that my case was wrongfully handled, but said it would take time for it to be reviewed,” Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee told the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran on the first day of her temporary leave from Evin […]... read more
December 8, 2016

Rights Activist Sentenced to 15 Years Imprisonment in Critical Condition After 45-Day Hunger Strike

Rights Activist Sentenced to 15 Years Imprisonment in Critical Condition After 45-Day Hunger Strike Civil rights defender Arash Sadeghi, who is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for his peaceful activism, is in “critical and worrying” condition after 45 days on hunger strike in Tehran’s Evin Prison, an informed source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. “Arash has lost a lot of weight and he’s suffering […]... read more
November 15, 2016

Iranian Officials Ignore Demands of Eight Ailing Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Iranian Officials Ignore Demands of Eight Ailing Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike At least eight political prisoners are currently on life-threatening hunger strikes in Tehran and Karaj to demand better conditions and reviews of their unjust prison sentences. Even though at least one political prisoner in Iran has died as a result of his hunger strike, judicial officials have not only ignored the worsening conditions of the […]... read more
October 12, 2016

Woman Sentenced to 6 years in Prison for Unpublished Story and Facebook Posts Rejects Prison Summons

Woman Sentenced to 6 years in Prison for Unpublished Story and Facebook Posts Rejects Prison Summons Co-Defendants Forced to Unexpectedly Begin Prison Sentences Four months after her husband was unexpectedly forced to begin serving his 19-year prison sentence for his peaceful activism, Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee has refused to abide by a verbal order via telephone to report to Evin Prison to begin serving a six-year prison sentence for writing an unpublished […]... read more