Protestors Arrested in front of Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj

Posted on: November 25th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – While the situation of detainees in hall 10 of Rajai Shahr prison still remains unclear, a number of civil activists were also present in front of the prison to show their solidarity with them on September 13, 2017. The peaceful presence of these activists was drawn to violence by police forces and some were arrested.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a number of civil activists were also present in front of Rajai Shahr prison On September 13, 2017, at the same time with the day of the meeting of prisoners in hall 10 who are in a critical and tense situation since August. (more…)

Heshmatullah Tabarzadi Sentenced to 6 Years Imprisonment

Posted on: November 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court sentenced Heshmatullah Tabarzadi, political activist, to six years imprisonment for “gathering and colluding” and “propaganda against the regime”. The sentence was sent of Mr. Tabarzadi’s lawyer.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court, chaired by Judge Ahmadzadeh, sentenced Heshmatullah Tabarzadi, political activist to six years imprisonment. In the case of the application of Article 134 (aggregation of sentences), the sentence is valid for a period of 5 years. (more…)

Mahmoud Masoumi and Elham Rasouli Sentenced to Imprisonment

Posted on: October 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – According the verdict issued by Judge Moghiseh of Branch 28 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court, Mahmoud Masoumi and Elham Rasouli Baghi, two civil activists were respectively sentenced to 12 years and 1 year imprisonment due to attending the protest gatherings, contacts with the families of detained activists and insulting the leader.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mahmoud Masoumi and Elham Rasouli Baghi were sentenced to 12 years and 1 year imprisonment in a joint case by Tehran Revolutionary Court. (more…)

Arash Shoa Sharq Sentenced to Lashes

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Arash Shoa Sharq, 24-year-old journalist, has been sentenced to lashes and imprisonment by Branch 107 of the Penal Court of the city of Rasht. Mr. Shoa Sharq, who has the responsibility of “Gilan Noo”, or “New Gilan”, was tried on the complaint made by “one of the deposed directors of the government”. This journalist had been previously sentenced to 40 lashes because of a complaint made by the MP of Rasht city, which was suspended by the Court of Appeals.  If this new sentence will be confirmed, the former sentences, including 40 lashes, will be applicable, too.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Arash Shoa Sharq has been sentenced to 75 lashes and 3 months suspended imprisonment, due to a complaint made by the former Director of Libraries of Gilan province and on charges of “spreading lies through” and “publication of photographs of the plaintiff in the website”, by the head of Branch 107 of the Criminal Court of Rasht city.  (more…)

A Lawyer Arrested on Charge of Insulting the Supreme Leader

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Danial Estakhr, a lawyer in Shiraz city, was arrested and sent to prison on charge on insulting the supreme leader. It is said that this charge is related to one of his writings about the mass executions of political prisoners in 1980s.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Danial Estakhr, known professional lawyer who is practicing in Shiraz city, was arrested and sent to prison. (more…)

Zartosht Ahmadi Ragheb Sentenced to Fines

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The 6 months of imprisonment sentence for propaganda against the regime charge, of Zartosht Ahmadi Ragheb, civil rights activist, was changed to fines in lieu of imprisonment in the appeal court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), branch number 54 of appeal court of Tehran province, changed the 6 month imprisonment sentence of Zartosht Ahmadi Ragheb, to 20 million IRR fines in lieu of imprisonment. (more…)

Police Beat Arrested Lawyer with Heart Problems

Posted on: August 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Hossain Mehrandish, judiciary lawyer, was arrested following the order of the judge in branch number 29, while he was defending his client. He who had heart failure following the tension was transferred to the hospital while being in police custody. At least one of the police officers hit the chest of this lawyer for no obvious reason. This could have had deadly consequence for someone in this situation. Hossain Mehrandish is currently in Rajai Shahr prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hossain Mehrandish who was defending his client in Shahid Madany court, was arrested by the order of the judge in branch 29 with the allegation of insulting the judge. (more…)

6 Members of Erfan Halgheh Sued IRIB Over Publishing Disinformation

Posted on: July 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Six members of Erfan Halgheh, attended the court of culture and media, and sued IRIB for broadcasting a documentary called “Ring of Satan” because of spreading lies.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), six members of Erfan Halgheh attended the fourth branch of the court of culture and the media, with their complaints under the title of; “spreading lies and disturbing public opinion by broadcasting a documentary, called; Halgheh Sheitan (Ring of Satan) and publishing materials including violating honour or dignity” against the IRIB. (more…)

Mohammad Hossein Karroubi Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison

Posted on: July 3rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Hossein Karroubi was sentenced to six months imprisonment, due to publishing the letter of his father, Mehdi Karroubi, to Hassan Rouhani, regarding a public trial.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Karroubi has announced in his page that Mohammad Hossein Karroubi was sentenced to six months imprisonment, due to publishing the letter of his father, Mehdi Karroubi, to Hassan Rouhani, regarding a public trial. (more…)

Mohammad Najafi Tried and Released on the Bail

Posted on: May 31st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Najafi, a registered lawyer who is active in human rights related lawsuits in Shazand town, had his court hearing about the allegation of propaganda against the regime, and was then released on the bail. Mr. Najafi has three other cases against him, the first one in the armed forces’ court, the second one in the prosecution office of the town and the third one in branch number two of Evin court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohammad Najafi, registered lawyer of judiciary, who is active in human rights related lawsuits, had his court hearing regarding the charge of propaganda against the regime in Shazand court in Markazi province, on march 4. His lawyers, Mr. Kaikhosro and Derakhshan were also present in that session. (more…)