A Report about the Situation of 2 Death Row Baluch Prisoners

Posted on: July 11th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Hassan Dehvari, 28 and Elias Qalandarzehi, 21, two Baluch citizens, have been sentenced to death on charge of Muharebe. They claim that they have been arrested and sentenced to death as hostages just because of other relatives or family member’s political activities to force them to return or stop their activities, like other Baluch prisoners. They claim that they have been torture despite their innocence and even when they reported to the judge about the torture, he laughed and said, “you deserve it”. The two prisoners in time of armed conflicts between IRIG and a number of members of a Baluch militant group were transferred from prison to the front of the house where the conflict was and those who were armed and resisted in the house, were the relatives of Hassan Dehvari and Elias Qalandarzehi who were threatened that if they would not give up, they would see the execution of the inmates in the same place.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA) Hassan Dehvari, 28, son of Abdullah, married and father of 5, as well as Elias Qalandarzehi 21, married and father of a daughter, both used to live in Saravan. (more…)

Hamid Allahverdi Pour Put on Trial in Ahar

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On March 15, 2017, the trial of Hamid Allahverdi Pour with new charges was held in the Revolutionary Court in Ahar.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the last hearing of Hamid Allahverdi Pour Turkish (Azeri) activist who had been summoned to the Court in Ahar with new charges was held in the Revolutionary Court in Ahar on March 14, 2017. (more…)

Abbas Lisani Put on Trial in Meshgin Shahr

Posted on: June 15th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The court hearing of Abbas Lisani, Turk (Azeri) activist from Ardabil and former political prisoner, was held in Branch one of the Revolutionary Court in Meshgin Shahr after changing the location of public and revolutionary courts. Mr. Lisani gave his defense in Turkish, which was accepted, unlike the previous sessions.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the last trial of Abbas Lisani was held in Branch one of the Revolutionary Court of Meshgin Shahr on March 7, 2017. (more…)

Morteza Moradpour Arrested by IRGC Forces

Posted on: June 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Morteza Moradpour, political prisoner, who had been released recently from prison, after 65 days of hunger strike was arrested by the Revolutionary Guards’ Intelligence agents from A’shoura headquarters of East Azerbaijan province in Tabriz, and was taken to an unknown location.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Morteza Moradpour, Turk (Azeri) activist, was arrested by 4 agents from the Revolutionary Guards’ Intelligence from A’shoura headquarters of East Azerbaijan province, in a BRT bus on A’bresani zone in Tabriz city. (more…)

At Least 3 Arab Civilians Arrested in Ahvaz

Posted on: June 1st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least three Arab citizens from Ahvaz namely; Naji Dahimi, Adnan Abyat, and Lafteh Ghavabesh (Jalali), were arrested by the Revolutionary Guards and Ministry of Intelligence and there is no information available regarding their fate and whereabouts.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Naji Dahimi, 34, married and father of two children, was arrested by the Headquarters of the Hazrat Abulfazl Alabbas Security Forces, on February 28, 2017, and was transferred to an unknown location. (more…)

An Arab Asylum Seeker Sentenced to Jail after Returning to Iran

Posted on: May 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Zia Savari, 24, resident of Ahvaz, has been sentenced to 6 years in prison after returning from Netherlands. This sentence was confirmed in the appeal court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Zia Savari, 24, resident of Kooy-e-Alaviyeh area in Ahvaz city, who had returned from Netherlands in March 2016, was arrested on Thursday, April 14, 2015 by the intelligence forces of IRGC. (more…)

Abdulkarim Shah Bakhsh; 8 Years of Torture and Harassment in Prisons

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Abdulkarim Shah Bakhsh, 55, Baluch Sunni political prisoner, after eight years of imprisonment in exile in the Central Prison of Ardabil, is held without leave and medical treatment for the diseases such as; “asthma, swelling and scarring of the lungs” with coughing up blood. In his referring to the prison clinic, he was told that he had to pay “6 million IRR” for his medicines as they had to get them from outside the prison, while in the past eight years Mr. Shah Bakhsh had no income because of the imprisonment, and his family is in poverty caused by being “orphaned”.

The following report is a statement of the 8 years of torture and religious discrimination of this citizen who used to work as a shepherd and was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in exile on security charges. (more…)

Naser Kholosi Released on the Bail

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Naser Kholosi, Turk (Azeri) activist, was released temporarily from Tabriz Central Prison, on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Naser Kholosi, Turk (Azeri) activist, was released temporarily from Tabriz Central Prison, on a bail of 5 billion IRR. (more…)

Mahdi Kokhian Released on the Bail

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mahdi Kokhian, civil activist from Malekan, was released from Maragheh prison on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mahdi Kokhian, civil activist from Malekan, was released temporarily from Maragheh prison on a bail of 3 billion IRR, until his trial. (more…)

A’yat Mehrali Beiglo Released from Tabriz Prison

Posted on: May 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – A’yat (Youroush) Mehrali Beiglo was released from Tabriz prison on parole after serving 5 years.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), A’yat (Youroush) Mehrali Beiglo was released on parole after enduring 5 of his 8 years imprisonment sentence on February 22, 2017. (more…)