Update on Political Prisoners’ Health Conditions in Rajai Shahr Prison

Update on Political Prisoners’ Health Conditions in Rajai Shahr Prison

Below are the available updates on the health conditions of political prisoners held in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. Rajai Shahr Prison, previously known as Gohardasht Prison, is located in Karaj City in Alborz Province. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Rajai Shahr Prison has been used by security forces for […]

October 21, 2021
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Farangis Mazloum Summoned to Serve Her Eighteen-Month Sentence.
News

Farangis Mazloum Summoned by Evin Court to Endure Eighteen Month Sentence

Yesterday, October 19, civil activist Farangis Mazloum was summoned to serve her 18-month prison sentence by Branch 1 of the Executive Unit of Evin Court. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Mazloum was asked to appear at this branch within five days from the date of the summons’ issuance. Branch 29 […]

October 20, 2021
Aziz Ghasemzadeh, Teacher Activist, Still in Incommunicado Detention
Freedom of Expression

Activist and Teacher Aziz Ghasemzadeh Still Incommunicado in Detention

After eight days, teacher and union activist Aziz Ghasemzadeh is still  incommunicado in a detention facility of the intelligence office in Rudsar County in Gilan Province. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Ghasemzadeh has so far been denied access to a lawyer, phone calls and in-person visits. On September 4, security […]

October 4, 2021
Sunni Prisoner Zaher Roozkhun released on Bail
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Sunni Prisoner Zaher Roozkhun Released on Bail

On Thursday, October 14, Sunni prisoner Zaher Roozkhun was released temporarily on bail until the end of criminal proceedings. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, Mahabad resident Zaher Roozkhun was released on bail for 350 million tomans (approx. 13,000 US dollars). He has been denied access to lawyer and […]

October 15, 2021
Update on Political Prisoners’ Health Conditions in Rajai Shahr Prison
News

Update on Political Prisoners’ Health Conditions in Rajai Shahr Prison

Below are the available updates on the health conditions of political prisoners held in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. Rajai Shahr Prison, previously known as Gohardasht Prison, is located in Karaj City in Alborz Province. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Rajai Shahr Prison has been used by security forces for […]

October 21, 2021
Yousef Salahshouri & Amir Sattari Rauf
News

Yousef Salahshouri Amir Sattari Rauf Summoned to Tabriz Criminal Court

On Monday, October 18, Yousef Salahshouri and Amir Sattari Rauf were summoned to Branch 111 of the Criminal Court of Tabriz. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, they have received separate summons, issued through the online system of Judiciary (SENA), to appear in court. Salahshouri and Sattari Rauf are to appear […]

October 21, 2021
HRANA LGBT prisoners in Iran
LGBTQ+

Fifteen LGBTQ+ Prisoners Being Held in Wards 2 and 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, there are about 15 inmates imprisoned on LGBTQ+ related charges in Wards 2 and 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. Ironically named the “cultural ward” by its residents, Ward 10 is where inmates convicted of crimes such as robbery, murder and membership in ISIS […]

October 20, 2021
Two fatal work accidents
Labor and Guilds

Two Workers Fatally Killed in Accident Due to Unsafe Workplace Conditions in Babaheydar City

On Saturday, October 16, in Babaheydar City, two workers lost their lives in an accident due to unsafe workplace conditions. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Rokna, in Babaheydar city located in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, two workers died while working on a well after the structure’s walls caved in. […]

October 18, 2021
Freedom of Expression

HRANA Recap: This Week’s Protests in Iran

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, a number of protests took place this week in Iran, many of which were continuations of ongoing movements.  Read our recap below for details, photos, and videos from the demonstrations.   Saturday, October 9 In Rameshk city, in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, a number of […]

October 15, 2021
Two Brothers Executed in Sepidar prison in Ahvaz
Executions

Brothers Ali-Muhammad Muhammadi and Eslam Muhammadi Executed in Sepidar Prison in Ahvaz

On the morning of Tuesday, October 19, two brothers who had previously been convicted of murder were executed in Sepidar Prison in Ahvaz. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, the prisoners’ mother died of a heart attack, which is believed to have been induced by the execution of her children. HRANA […]

October 21, 2021
Ali Vaseghi granted leave on bail for one week
Ethnic Minorities

Ali Vaseghi Granted Leave on Bail For One Week

On Tuesday, October 5, Azerbaijani Turk activist Ali Vaseghi was released on bail for a one week leave from Ardabil Prison. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Vaseghi was granted the leave on a bail of 50 million tomans. On June 10, 2020, Ali Vaseghi and his brother Reza Vaseghi were […]

October 6, 2021
Environment

Mostafa Nili, Arash Kaykhosravi and Mehdi Mahmoudian Transferred to General Ward of Evin Prison on 31st Day of Detention

On Wednesday, September 15, lawyers Mostafa Nili, Arash Kaykhosravi, and Mehdi Mahmoudian were transferred from solitary confinement in Ward 241 of Evin Prison to the general ward of the prison. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, these citizens announced their transfer to the public ward of Evin Prison during a telephone […]

September 17, 2021
Inquisition of Journalists by the new managers of Hamshahri newspaper
Cultural

Journalists at Tehran-Municipality-Owned Newspaper Asked Probing Personal Questions by New Management

Following turnover in the Tehran-Municipality-owned Hamshahri newspaper’s managerial board, the extension of staff members’ contracts is being influenced by answers they give to a set of probing personal questions about their lifestyle and beliefs. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Fararu, employees are being asked questions such as “Why haven’t […]

October 6, 2021
Imminent Execution of a young man for a crime allegedly committed at childhood
Children

Juvenile Offender Arman Abdolali in Imminent Danger of Execution in Rajai Shahr Prison

Arman Abdolali, who was previously sentenced to death for a murder charge from when he was a child, is in imminent danger of execution in Rajai Shahr Prison. According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, despite his denial of having committed the crime, and despite the fact that the victim’s body was […]

October 12, 2021

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