2 Death Row Political Prisoners Transferred to Solitary Confinements

HRANA News Agency – Sirvan Nazhavi and Ali Ahmad Soleiman, two Kurdish political prisoners, who has been sentenced to death, were transferred to solitary confinements in Tabriz prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ali Ahmad Soleiman was transferred to the solitary confinement since four days ago and Sirvan Nazhavi other political prisoner was transferred to the solitary confinement in Tabriz prison, on Saturday 8th August.
Hossein Nazhavi, Sirvan’s brother in an interview with HRANA’s reporter confirmed his brother’s transfer to solitary confinement and added: “Sirvan had no contact with us, but yesterday at 3 pm which was his last call and his friends reported that he has been transferred to solitary confinement, some of them said about the possibility of implementing his sentence.”
He said Sirvan Nazhavi’s case had a stop order of execution and judicial authorities have not had any contact with them, and also they have not been called for the last visit.
Sirvan Nazhavi was arrested in the city of Karaj on 5th July 2011, and was sentenced to death on charged of “Waging war on God through membership in PJAK”. This verdict was issued by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in Mahabad, presided by Judge Javadikia, on 11th April 2012. This political prisoner was sentenced to death while he had no appointed lawyer, and his death sentence was finalized and confirmed by Branch 31 of the Supreme Court and communicated to his lawyer.
Ali Ahmad Soleiman is also a citizen of Iraq who has been alleged with connection with PJAK and murder of two members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, and was sentenced to imprisonment and Retaliation.

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