Top Iranian Film Directors

Abbas Kiarostami was an internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker known for his poetic and introspective approach to storytelling. His top films include “Taste of Cherry” (1997), which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, “Close-Up” (1990), a mesmerizing blend of documentary and fiction, and “A Taste of Cherry” (1997), which won the Palme d’Or […]

Islamic Republic executed Majid Kazemi, Saeed Yaghoubi and Saleh Mirhashemi Friday morning

The three men – Saeed Yaghoubi, Saleh Mir-Hashemi, and Majid Kazemi were charged with ‘moharebeh’, meaning “war against God”, a vague religious concept, for their alleged role in the shooting of three government agents during a day of protests at Khane-ye Esfahan neighborhood on November 16. The ‘Khane-ye Esfahan case’ involves several other protesters. Another […]

57 Prisoners have been executed in various Iranian cities

Based on the reports compiled by HRANA, the death sentences were carried out in several prisons, including Rajai Shahr (Karaj), Ghezel Hesar (Karaj), Urmia, Salmas, Ardabil, Dastgerd (Isfahan), Vakilabad (Mashhad), Neishabur, Torbat-e-Jam, Rasht, Yazd, Birjand, Qazvin, Minab, Bandar Abbas, Zahedan, Khorramabad, and Iranshahr. Out of the 57 executed prisoners, 36 were convicted of drug-related charges, […]