HRANA News Agency – Several activists who were arrested recently in Salmas County [West Azarbaijan Province of Iran] have been released on bail.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), following the recent arrests in Salmas, the bail for Saleh Jahangiri and Mostafa Jahangiri was set at approximately $20,000 each. Farzande Panirak’s bail was about $40,000. The bail for Mohammad Atmani-Baheek and Amir Shahrvand-Tehrani was around $10,000 apiece. Three members of the Christian community in Karaj, Saleh Jahangirzadh, Hamid Najafe and his wife, Mahzr Najafe, were also released temporarily after each posted a $15,000 bail.
HRANA News Agency – in agreement with the promise given to the family and protesters in front of Sanandaj prison, family of Habib Latifi met with him in the prison.
According to HRANA Reporters, The family of this prisoner who was waiting from 5am in front of the prison for the head of the prison to keep his promise was able to meet Habib Latifi at 9 am in the prison.
During brief talk with Elaheh Latifi (sister of Habib Latifi) to HRANA; she thanked and congratulate the Iranian people and confirmed the news of the political prisoner’s execution postpone.
Habib Latifi is the student of Eylam University- industrial engineering was detained on Oct.23rd 2007 and tried by the Revolutionary Court on 2008 and sentenced to death on charges of waging war against god and corruption on earth.
The Judiciary system announced that the sentence issued based on the sound bomb explosion recorded on mobile device and his confession, while Habib denied all allegations in the court and claimed that confessions obtained under torture.
HRANA News Agency reports that according to Press TV, the attack occurred in front of Imam Hussein Mosque in southeastern city of Chabahar when people gathered for a mourning ceremony on the religious occasion of Tasua. The Shia religious holiday was overshadowed by the suicide bombing that killed 41 people and injured several more. Although the rebel group Jundollah claimed responsibility for the deadly attack, Chief of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi accused the United States and Britain of involving in the attack, ISNA news agency reported.
HRANA – Three young Balouchis named: Nasser Shahbakhsh, Khan La’al Mohammad Shahbakhsh and Khaled Shahbkash who haved beed arrested and charged with having connections with an armed political group, are facing executions.
According to HRANA, reporting from “Balouchestan Human Rights Activists” these individuals, mainly having been related with “Jaaj Khodabakhsh Shahbakhs, ” the leader of an armed political group opposed to the regime, who was detained six months ago, are facing executions. Following repeated struggles, Nasser’s family have been able to visit with him in jail, and found him in a very grave conditifon.
HRANA – Azad Kamanger, technical and engineering student of Yazdanpanah college of Sanadaj, was detained while going to the university two days ago, and was transferred to an undisclosed location.
According to the HRANA reporters, Azad kamanger who is the niece of the executed teacher, Farzad Kamanger was in the process of holding a ceremony in memory of those who were executed on May 8th and was under indictment by the security forces in June due to the reason of having not been available at home and that efforts had failed to detain him.
Referring to the intelligence office and the revolutionary court of Sanandaj, the family of the said student activist, did not succeed in obtaining any information surrounding him.
HRANA- On the morning of August 14, 2010, five Kurdish citizens from a village near the city of Marivan were detained by security forces and transferred to the offices of the Intelligence Ministry in the city.
HRANA has learned of the identities of those detained. They are thirty five year old Bahman Fatahzadeh, seventeen year old Barbar Kaveh, eighteen year old Barhan Derakhshan, seventeen year old Barhan Khosravi and thirty three year old Ekhtiar Kaveh. There is no information regarding reasons for the arrests.
HRANA- Although three weeks have passed sine their detention, there is still no news regarding the fate of two Kurdish youths
HRANA has learned that the two youths from the town of Loon Sadat by the names of Hassan Rahmani and Menat Rahmani were summoned by the information offices of the Intelligence Ministry in Kamyaran where they were arrested by security forces.
HRANA- A Kurdish citizen was shot and killed on Sunday in the western border region of the country.
HRANA has learned that state security forces opened fire on a group of citizens living in the border region of the city of Marivan, killing one person. Security forces claim that they were smuggling contraband.
HRANA- Over the last week the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp has cut off mobile and telephone services to the villages surrounding Shahu Mountain along the roads leading to Kamyaran and Marivan.
Officials have not responded to protests by the citizens of the villages who are asking for the reasons behind the restrictions. Last year, the Revolutionary Guard cut off telephone services to these villages causing hardship for its citizens.
HRANA- A Balouchi youth who was kidnapped by agents of the Ministry of Intelligence seven months ago is at risk of being executed.
Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi, who is fifteen and hails from Sarbaz, is accused of working with an anti-government organization. Intelligence agents have been putting pressure on Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi in an effort to force him to confess to working with the anti-government organization Jundallah. The intelligence agents have contacted Mohammad’s family informing them of plans to execute him if they are not told of his older brother’s whereabouts. Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi’s older brother is a member of the Jundallah organization.