A Juvenile prisoner will be hanged in a week in Uremia

Posted on: October 19th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner who committed murder while he was a juvenile will be hanged next week in Uremia central prison.

 

According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ahmad Shafiekhani the prisoner in Uremia prison is from Boukan and sentenced to execution in 2010 on charge of murder as he was arrested in 2009. (more…)

A juvenile prisoner is going to be executed

Posted on: October 12th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Bahaoddin Ghasemzadeh who was arrested on charge of murder, when he was 16 is confronting with death penalty after Supreme Court’s confirmation.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), a prisoner with the name of Bahaoddin Ghasemzadeh, who has committed murder on his juvenile, is now confronting with death penalty and likely to be executed, after reaching to legal age. (more…)

Juvenile offender on death row is in danger of more torture

Posted on: July 11th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Juvenile offender Baha’uddin Ghasemzadeh has been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department in Urmia to be interrogated more.  His family fears for his safety as he might be tortured once again.  Despite his initial confession taken at age 15, Ghasemzadeh denied committing the murder at the trial, and the case against him appears to have many problems such as lack of motive.

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Corrections – The case of the eight-year-old juvenile offender

Posted on: July 6th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – On July 4, 2013, Shargh Newspaper published a short news story inviting its readers to attend the debut of a play to save the life of an innocent child who was to be executed the following week.  The story appeared on page 16 of the issue numbered 1773 and identified the name of the play, the Blue Sensation of Death, as well as the location and time of the debut.  The news story indicated that the proceeds from the play was to be used towards the retribution demanded by the family of a victim who was killed by the child.

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A cab driver sexually assaulted a six-year-old girl

Posted on: May 24th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – A cab driver has sexually assaulted a six-year-old girl multiple times.  Last year, a cab driver who was hired to take three little girls to school every day began abusing one of the children sexually after awhile.

According to a report by Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), the driver owns a Ford Festiva, is visually impaired in one eye and had taken the girl to an abandoned building near the school.  The mother of the child says that she has no hope of recovery for her daughter.  “It has been years since my daughter has been potty trained, but she is having accidents now because of what has happened to her,” the mother says.

The mother has also reported that the cab driver assaulted her daughter for weeks by taking her to the abandoned building under false pretenses of wanting to play games.  “My children say the driver has a yellow knife that he keeps under his seat,” the mother adds while crying.  “He has threatened my kids.  When two of them weren’t there, he abused my daughter, Freshteh.  He threatened to cut her parent’s heads off if she didn’t keep quiet.”

“Freshteh is now undergoing psychiatric therapy and has been taking sedatives.  She is easily agitated and even fears her father and brothers,” the mother says.

 

141,000 kids are deprived of education in Iran

Posted on: April 25th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The head of the statistics and ICT department of education ministry says “There are 141 thousand children between the ages 6 and 11 who are not attending schools in Iran.”

 

According to a report of Kaleme website, Yousef Nouri said “The intention of statistics is to extract the total number of the ones deprived of obligatory study rule in education ministry that supreme council of education ministry determine it.” (more…)

Three kids died in a mortar explosion in Soosangerd

Posted on: April 25th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Explosion of a mortar in Mara’i village of Soosangerd killed three kids. Also last winter in Larak island two kids has been killed by sea-mine.

 

One of parliamentarians declared a while ago that after Iran-Iraq war yearly 200 have been killed by mine explosions. During the eight years of Iran-Iraq war more than 20 millions of various types of mine and explosives have dispersed in an area around 42 thousands square kilometers in five provinces -West Azerbayejan, Kurdistan, Ilam, Kermanshah and Khouzestan. (more…)

Two Infants along their mothers in grave danger in Semnan Prison, Iran

Posted on: December 7th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Two Baha’i citizens, Zahra Nik-A’in and Taraneh Torabi with their infants in Semnan Prison are in grave danger and need immediate medical care.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Zahra Nik-A’in and Taraneh Torabi, Baha’i citizens who were sentenced to 23 and 20 months in prison, respectively, are serving their sentences at Semnana Prison despite being mothers of infants. Zahra has a 11-month old son, and Taraneh has a five-month old son. All of them are severely sick and need immediate medical care.

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Hamza Rigi, Baluch political prisoner on 26th day of hunger strike

Posted on: October 25th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Hamza Rigi, Iranian Baluch political prisoner who has been arrested 30 months ago, held in Solitary Confinement is in 26th day of his hunger strike.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hamza Rigi was arrested on charge of relating to Jondollah opposition group and was sentenced to death in the revolutionary court of Zahedan and his verdict has been confirmed.

“Hamza Rigi was under 18 years old when he was arrested and his death sentence is against International Convention that Islamic Republic has signed it too. Hamza was tortured when he was arrested and most of his confessions was under the torture.”  one of his relatives told HRANA’s reporter.