Hamze Noorzehi; Death Row Juvenile Offender in Zahedan Prison

Posted on: February 8th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Two Afghan juvenile offenders who were born and grew up in Iran, were tried for drug possession while they were under the age of 18 and eventually one of them was sentenced to death in Zahedan. They claim that they have been tortured and the officers hung them from the ceiling using the rope, took their clothes off and plundered them with wood and cable for the purpose of obtaining untrue confessions.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hamze Noorzehi, juvenile offender from Afghanistan was arrested by security forces when was 17 years old and was sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court of Zahedan. (more…)

Ma’ed Shabani Nejad Released on the Bail

Posted on: January 31st, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Ma’ed Shabani Nejad, 15-year-old girl from Abadan who was arrested by intelligence forces, was released on the bail after about 12 days on October 29, 2017.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the intelligence Office of Abadan detained a girl named “Ma’ed Shabani Nejad (Amouri)”, born in 2002, on October 18, 2017. (more…)

15-Year-Old Girl Arrested by the Intelligence Office of Abadan

Posted on: January 26th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – A 15-year-old girl in Abadan was arrested by intelligence forces at her high school and transferred to the detention center of Ahvaz intelligence ministry.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the intelligence Office of Abadan detained a student named Ma’ed Shabani Nejad (Amouri), born in 2002, on October 18, 2017. (more…)

Amanj Weisi Saved from Execution after 11 Years

Posted on: January 23rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Amanaj Weisi, juvenile offender who was arrested on charge of murder when was 15 years old and sentenced to death, was finally saved from execution after 11 years in jail and legal struggle by the help of his lawyer and Supreme Court’s verdict, and sentenced to 3 years imprisonment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Amanaj Weisi, born in 1991, was arrested on charge of murder of his cousin when was 15 years old and sentenced to death. He spent 11 years waiting for the execution in prison. (more…)

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…)