Lack of Water in Khorin Prison in Varamin

Posted on: July 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Since about a month ago the hot water and from one week ago, the cold water in Khorin prison in Varamin have been cut off. These have caused hygiene and health problems because prisoners do not have water to take a shower. On the other hand, prisoners are forced to buy drinking water from the prison shop on a high price. Prison officials say that there is a flaw in the technical system and also the lack of funds to fix it, are the cause of the crisis, which threatens the health and lives of several thousand prisoners.

A number of prisoners and families of prisoners of Khorein prison, located in Kheirabad of Varamin, have told HRANA: “It is more than a month that the prisoners had not taken shower, because hot water was cut off and it is more than a week that cold water has been cut off in this prison, as well.” (more…)

Shahin Aghdami Went on Hunger Strike for a ‘Limited Time’

Posted on: July 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Jafar (Shahin) Aghdami, political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, shaved his hair and has gone on hunger strike for a limited time in protest of the unconventional inspecting of families and young children in the visiting room at Rajai Shahr prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Jafar (Shahin) Aghdami has gone on a 3-day long hunger strike to protest against the unconventional inspecting of families and young children which has terrorized children in the visiting room. (more…)

Arash Sadeghi Transferred to Evin Prison’s Clinic

Posted on: July 10th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Arash Sadeghi, civic activist in ward 350 of Evin Prison, following the “deterioration” of his condition, was transferred to infirmary in Evin prison. The infirmary doctor insisted that he needed a protein injection, due to severe protein deficiency, which should be done in a hospital because of the risk of blood clots. This prisoner has faced chronic inflammatory diseases of the airways (asthma), bleeding in the stomach and intestinal colitis in the shade denial of medical attention, in the aftermath of hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), according to the prison doctor that examined Arash Sadeghi, this prisoner needs a protein injection, due to extreme protein deficiency because of his stomach inability to eat solid food and not be disposed of in the large intestine. The doctor has said that if Arash Sadeghi would not receive protein then his heart, liver and kidneys would suffer more than before. (more…)

Keyvan Karimi and Behnam Mosivand Sent to Furlough

Posted on: July 8th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On March 20, 2017, Keyvan Karimi and Behnam Mosivand were sent to furlough from Evin and Rajaee Shahr prisons.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on March 20, 2017, Keyvan Karimi prominent Iranian filmmaker and Behnam Mosivand political prisoner were sent to furlough from Evin and Rajaee Shahr prisons. (more…)

Arash Sadeghi’s Medical Dossier Missing in Evin Prison

Posted on: July 6th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The doctor who examined Arash Sadeghi in prison, claimed that “all of his medical documents and records have been lost”. Mr. Sadeghi after the end of his long hunger strike is suffering from chronic inflammatory diseases of the airways (asthma), bleeding in the stomach and intestinal colitis in light of the denial of medical care. The prisoner is also prevented from meeting his wife Golrokh Irai who is held in the women’s ward of Evin prison.

According to the report of Human Rights News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a doctor went to prison for examining Arash and several other prisoners. He had visited Arash Sadeghi in a short time and asked him about the record of the endoscopic examination, echo and spirometry. He responded that he had done them previously during the strike. The Medical examiner also added that if he had done such tests already, it might be that his medical documents and records had been lost, because they were not in his medical case. (more…)

The Sentence of Blinding a Prisoner’s Eye Stopped

Posted on: July 2nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – After the consent of the acid attack victim, the blinding sentence of Mojtaba Yasavoli was stopped and this prisoner was released. Retribution of an eye of Mr. Yasavoli was the first sentence in Iran after 56 years after the law was passed, and it was executed in March 2015.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the sentence of blinding second eye of Mojtaba Yasavoli (Saheli) who had blinded another person in 2009 with acid, was stopped after complainant’s consent. (more…)

Ayatollah Nekounam Sent to Furlough

Posted on: July 1st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ayatollah Nekounam, critic clergy who is ill, was sent to medical furlough from Salehi prison in Qom.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ayatollah Mohammadreza Nekounam was sent to furlough, following the approval of special clergy court on Saturday March 18. (more…)

Arash Sadeghi and Golrokh Irai Prevented from Meeting Each Other

Posted on: June 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Arash Sadeghi, prisoner of ward number 350, and Golrokh Irai prisoner of women’s ward in Evin prison are banned from monthly visits based on an arbitrary order of the prosecutor. This ban is applied while Arash Sadeghi is suffering from different diseases following a long term hunger strike, and is still denied by Sarallah corps of revolutionary guards from being transferred to hospital. This illegal deprivation has raised concerns about the health condition of Arash Sadeghi.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Arash Sadeghi, civil rights activist who is imprisoned in ward 350 of Evin prison and his wife, Golrokh Irai are deprived from visiting each other by prosecutor’s order, since the arrest of Ms. Irai on December 23. (more…)

Osman Mostafapour; 27 Years Imprisonment without Furlough

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Osman Mostafapour, political prisoner in Urmia prison has begun the 27th year of his imprisonment without furlough. In 1994, He was sentenced to a total of 35 years in prison in two separate cases.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Osman Mostafapour, born in 1967, was arrested on July 14, 1991. He was sentenced to death on charge of murder by branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in Urmia by Judge Javaheri. The sentence was commuted to 10 years imprisonment in 2000. (more…)