A 17-Year-Old Activist Arrested in Ahvaz

Posted on: April 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ali Kab Aamir, 17, from Kian Abad in Ahvaz was arrested by the Ahvaz intelligence office at his house. The hand of the teenager broke while being arrested as a result of his resistance and protest of his family. It is said that his mother was shocked and is hospitalized due to her critical condition.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ali Kab Aamir’s relatives told that during the home inspection, the family’s computer and several mobile phones were seized by intelligence ministry of Ahvaz and he was taken to an unknown location. (more…)

“I Counted Neither as Dead Nor as Alive”; A Report about 7 Years of Imprisonment of Shir-Ahmad Shirani

Posted on: April 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Shir-Ahmad Shirani, Baluch prisoner who is serving the 7th year of his 22 years of imprisonment sentence in exile in Ardabil, have a shocking story about tortures that he experienced and violation of his rights as a human being.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shir-Ahmad Shirani, son of Chaker, born on September 21, 1983, single, from Zahedan and resident of Tehran, was arrested by the intelligent service on June 2, 2000. (more…)

A Pedestrian Shot Dead by the Police

Posted on: April 20th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The police’s effort to stop a motorcycle resulted in the death of a pedestrian. Two other citizens were injured.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), following the police’s pursue of a motorcycle with two passengers, police forces started shooting at them. A pedestrian with the name of Hasan Alboughaish was shot in the head and killed in Shadegan town on February 9th. (more…)

An Arab Activist Arrested in Ahvaz

Posted on: April 5th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The Intelligence Office in Ahvaz arrested an Arab citizen of Ahvaz for unknown reasons and transferred him to their detention centre.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Amir Zargani, 23, from Zargan area in the north of Ahvaz city, was arrested in his workplace by the Intelligence Agents and was taken to an unknown location, at 11am, on February 6, 2017. (more…)

No Information about Mahmoud Mazraeh Since His Arrest

Posted on: March 29th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mahmoud Mazraeh, citizen of Ahvaz, has been detained by the intelligence office in this city, since late October, but has not had a phone call or a visit with his family.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mahmoud Mazraeh, born in 1973, single and industrial electrical technician, a former employee of Steel Industries who lives in Kampelo area in Ahvaz, was arrested by the Ahwaz Intelligence Bureau, outside his house and was taken to an unknown location. (more…)

Mehdi Kokhian Restarted His Hunger Strike by Sewing His Lips

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mehdi Kokhian activist from Malakan, has gone on hunger strike by sewing his lips again in Maragheh prison, to protest against breach in promises made by the authorities. This political prisoner has symbolically sewed his ears as well to “avoid hearing the officials’ insults”.

A close source to Mr. Kokhian told HRANA’s reporter: “Mehdi again has gone on hunger strike and has sewed his mouth and ears on January 31, and he has said that he sewed his ears to avoid hearing their insults”. (more…)

Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi Transferred to the Hospital

Posted on: March 16th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 29, 2017, Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi, Baloch political prisoner who is serving his 15 years in prison sentence in exile in Ardebil prison, was transferred to a specialized hospital for tests and was returned to prison after the examinations. He recently ended his hunger strike and was interrogated because of writing letters to the UN Special Rapporteur.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), doctors of Fatemi Hospital in Ardebil examined Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi because of hemorrhoid disease and have prescribed medication for one month. The prison should undergo a surgery if he would not recover after a month. (more…)

Sajjad Afrozian Released on the Bail

Posted on: March 9th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sajjad Afrozian was released on the bail from the prison of Maragheh, until the trial. It is also reported that a bail of 3 billion IRR has been set for Mehdi Kokhian, other civil activist detained in this prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Sajjad Afrozian, Turkish activist from Malakan, was released from Maragheh prison, by depositing a bail of 500 million IRR, on January 29. (more…)

Siamak Mirzaee Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison and 2 Years Exile

Posted on: March 8th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Siamak Mirzaee, security prisoner in Evin Prison, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and two years of exile to Tabas.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Public and Revolutionary Court in Baharestan in Tehran, presided by Judge Hasani, sentenced Siamak Mirzaee Turkish (Azeri) activist to 10 years in prison and two years of exile to Tabas on charge of “forming an illegal group with the aim of disrupting the national security.” (more…)

3 Arab Activists Arrested in Ahvaz

Posted on: March 6th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Eisa Domaney (Haddad), Mojahed Zargani, and Naji Heydari, three Arab citizens from Ahvaz, were arrested and taken to an unknown place by the security forces.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Eisa Domaney (Haddad), Mojahed Zargani, and Naji Heydari, three Arab citizens from Ahvaz, were arrested and taken to an unknown place by the Intelligence agents in Ahvaz at 3 am on Monday, January 16, 2017. (more…)