Washington D.C. – Hamid Gharagozloo, IOPHR US representative and a member of Gonabadi Sufis was invited to speak at the historical Howard University, sponsored by the Baha’is of D.C. organization, to discuss the systemic egregious Human and Civil Rights violations of religious minorities in Iran such as the right to education and employment.
Today USCIRF condemned the govt of #Iran for sentencing religious prisoner of conscience Golrokh Iraee to an additional year in prison, a ban on membership in political organizations, & a two-year travel ban on charges of “propaganda against the state.” https://t.co/2V9eMC9RZ8
The brutal regime of #Iran has sentenced #NazaninZaghariRatcliffe to 1 more year in prison.
Our sympathy & thoughts go to Nazanin & her family who have fallen victim to a government that has zero respect for humanity or justice.
#Mohammad_Nourizad, has been imprisoned for speaking out against the gross #HumanRights violations by the #Iranian Regime, is in a critical condition.His family has reported, he has been sexually&medically violated 8times by forcibly injecting drugs into his genitalia
The US-Iran Working Group at Int'l #ReligiousFreedom Roundtable has reported to @USCIRF of #AfshinSohrabzadeh's life threatening situation as he is facing #Deportation to #Iran by the #Turkish authorities & risks certain death by EXECUTION