Hedayat Abdullahpour Sentenced to Death Despite Supreme Court’s Objection

Posted on: May 3rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Hedayat Abdullahpour was sentenced to death again after his case was sent to the appeal court by the Supreme Court of the country. Hossein Ahmad Niazi, lawyer of this political prisoner, told HRANA that he would make an appeal for his client.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the verdict of a prisoner at Orumieh Central Prison, who had sentenced to death for Baghi (combat with the regime), by the lower court, was referred to another branch after being reviewed by the Supreme Court, for re-examination. (more…)

At Least 6 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: April 24th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – At least six inmates were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. The main charge of these people was murder and they had been sentenced to retaliation. These prisoners were sent to the gallows in the form of a group of 13 people, seven of whom were able to obtain a deadline or consent from the plaintiffs, and were returned to their cells.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least 6 prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj at dawn of February 14, 2018. The main charge of these people was murder. (more…)

Karim Zarger Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Karim Zarger, former head of the School of Radio and Television in Iran, who had been recently sentenced to death along with Marjan Davari on charge of promoting  new movement  of Sufism; Eckankar, was executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Karim Zarger, founder of the “Way of Knowledge Institute”, was executed at Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj on February 11. (more…)

A Juvenile Offender Executed in Bushehr

Posted on: April 5th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Ali Kazemi, a prisoner who had been sentenced to death at the age of 15 when he was charged with murder, was executed in Bushehr Prison, at noon on December 31. It is said that the prisoner was alive for an hour after the verdict was executed and he eventually died in the hospital.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the death sentence of Ali Kazemi, juvenile offender, was carried out in Bushehr Prison, at noon on December 31. (more…)

One Prisoner Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: March 30th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner was executed on charge of murder in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. Two other prisoners who were sentenced to death were returned to their wards by receiving a deadline from the plaintiffs.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least one prisoner was executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj on charge of murder, on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. (more…)

Supreme Court Rejected Marjan Davari’s Death Sentence

Posted on: March 5th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Branch 47 of the Supreme Court rejected the death sentence of Marjan Davari, 50-year-old translator and scholar in Shahr Ray women’s prison, who had been sentenced to death on charge of corruption in 2017. One of the charges against Mrs. Davari is membership in Eckankar. It is said that the death sentence of Karim Zarger has been confirmed by the judicial authorities.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the death sentence of Marjan Davari was rejected by Branch 47 of the Supreme Court. (more…)

New Details about the Executed Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: March 1st, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Several days after the execution of at least five inmates in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, more information has been obtained about the details of the cases and the identity of the executed people, including a young men who had killed a soldier while escaping from the police by hitting a car to the road guards.

According to the report of HRANA, the execution of a group of at least 5 prisoners was carried out in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj at dawn of December 20, 2017. (more…)

At Least 5 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj

Posted on: February 23rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – A group of prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj on December 20, 2017. HRANA had estimated their number to be at least four inmates in the previous reports, however, after more investigation, it was revealed that in addition to the previous four prisoners, at least one other prisoner was executed at the same time and place.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least five prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. The main charge of the executed prisoners was murder and all had been sentenced to death. (more…)