A Juvenile Offender on Death Row in Ardabil Prison

Posted on: October 10th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mehrab Eyvazi, juvenile offender from Ardabil was arrested at the age of 17 with nine other defendants. Mr. Eyvazi was accused of participation in kidnapping and rape. He was severely beaten at the police station and was threatened with rape by the police officer while he was naked in front of the camera. Mr. Eyvazi was sentenced to death, despite his young age. He believes that the verdict has been issued just based on his confessions which have been obtained while he was denied to access his family and lawyer and was subjected to torture and ill-treatment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), according to two relevant incidents, a case with 10 defendants was opened in the judicial district in Ardabil, in addition to the plaintiff, at least 4 defendants were under the age of 18 years. (more…)

A Juvenile Offender on Death Row since 11 Years Ago

Posted on: September 10th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Yahya Firouzi is involved in a murder case with his older brother when he was 17 years old. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison and then to death. He is still being kept in an undecided condition and the complaints in the case has changed their address and are not willing to follow-up this case.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Yahya Firouzi was born on April 29, 1998 in Sagan-Oulia village in Gilan-e-Gharb territory. He committed a murder in December 2006 when he was 17 years old, along with his brother Lotfollah, who was 27 at the time. (more…)

Alireza Tajiki, Juvenile Offender Executed in Shiraz

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Alireza Tajiki who had been kept in Adelabad prison in Shiraz on charge of murder since the age of 15, was executed on August 10, 2017, despite repeated requests from human rights organizations and ambiguities in the case.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ehsan Neisari, 16, was killed in the city of Fasa in 2011. A 15-year-old teenager namely Alireza Tajiki was arrested on charge of this murder. After a while, the death sentence was issued for the teenager on charge of rape and murder. (more…)

The Association to Defend the Street and Working Children Sealed

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The office of Association to Defend the Street and Working Children, which is located in Nemat Abad in Tehran was sealed. This NGO had made extensive efforts in support and help of street and working children, including public education.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), a group of people who introduced themselves as representatives of interior ministry and municipality sealed the office. (more…)

Saman Naseem Examined by Forensic to Verify His Age

Posted on: August 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Saman Naseem, death row juvenile offender in Uremia prison was transferred to the court for verification of his age at the time of arrest. The examination was conducted by forensic officers but no result has been publicized yet.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Saman Naseem, death row juvenile offender, who is imprisoned in ward number 12 of central prison of Uremia was transferred to the revolutionary court of Uremia in order to be examined regarding his age at the time arrest, by presence of judge and forensic officers on June 1, 2017, even though he had previously been examined and it had been confirmed by the forensic that he was under 18 at the time of the alleged crime. (more…)

A 12-Year-Old Boy Committed Suicide and Died in Shoosh

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Abbas Badavi, 12-year-old student living in the city of Shoosh, died in the hospital after committing suicide. His relatives, believe his expulsion from the school, is the reason of this kid’s suicide.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Abbas Badvi, a student from Shoosh, after had committed suicide “punishment and expulsion from school”. (more…)

A Juvenile Offender Saved from the Gallows in Sanandaj

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Heiman Araminejad, juvenile offender who was held in Sanandaj prison, with forgiveness and consent of the next of kin at the gallows was saved from death. The people of Sanandaj put flowers on the victim’s grave in Behesht Mohammad cemetery in this city.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Heiman Araminejad, who had been accused of murder at the age of 17, escaped the corded, with the consent of the victim’s father and was forgiven on the eve of execution on January 1, 2017.  (more…)

A Teenager Committed Suicide and Died in Shadegan

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On December 24, a 14-year-old teenager in Shadegan in Khuzestan hanged himself and died.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hamed Albokhanfer, 14-year-old boy from Shadegan city in Khuzestan province hanged himself and died on December 24. (more…)

2 Prisoners Including a Juvenile Offender Executed in Kerman

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Two young prisoner, one of whom was 16 at the time of arrest after an unsuccessful attempt to obtain the consent of the next of kin by lawyers and civil society activists were hanged in the prison of Kerman.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 16, 2017, two prisoners with the identities of Arman Bahr Asemani, born on February 10, 1997, who had killed his cousin in Jiroft in 2012 when he was 16 along with the other prisoner, “Shamsollah, R”, 23, from Sirjan after an unsuccessful attempt to obtain the consent of the next of kin by the lawyers and civil society activists were hanged in the prison of Kerman. (more…)

4 Prisoners Including a Juvenile Executed in Tabriz

Posted on: January 29th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Three prisoners with drug related charges and a juvenile offender, charged with murder were hanged in central prison of Tabriz.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), three prisoners with the charge of possessing and smuggling drugs, and a juvenile charged with murder were executed in central prison of Tabriz, on Wednesday January 18. (more…)