A Comprehensive Report about the Situation in Central Prison of Sanandaj

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Applying the double restrictions by prison officials in Sanandaj prison along with a surplus population has made it very difficult for prisoners to serve their prison sentence. There widely are problems such as deliberate gas interruption, kidney and digestive diseases due to inappropriate drinking water, lack of appropriate medical facilities, non-separation of offenses, insulting and punishment and beating the prisoners, the poor quality and the lack of food in the prison, excessive congestion on the capacity and applying restrictions by prison officials based on what they would like.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Sanandaj Central Prison has a very low standard for keeping inmates and ensuring that the prisoners have their own defined rights despite the media advertisements by the judiciary. (more…)

3 Political Activists under Pro-longed Detention in Arak

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Bijan Kalngari, former political prisoner in the 1980s, along with two of his nephews who were kept at the intelligence office in Arak since July 26, 2017, were transferred to the Central Prison in Arak after almost two weeks of interrogations. These people, who are in a state of legal uncertainty, are still deprived of having a lawyer by the court’s refusal.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Bijan Kalngari, 60, former political prisoner, was arrested by Ministry of Intelligence agents in Arak on July 26, 2017. (more…)

Soheil Arabi Beaten by IRGC Forces in Ward 2-A

Posted on: October 2nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Soheil Arabi, prisoner of conscience who is serving the fourth year of his sentence in Evin prison, was transferred to ward 2-A in Evin prison at the same time as his wife was arrested. During his presence in the IRGC ward, this prisoner has been beaten continuously and has been suffering from chronic headaches, particularly as a result of blows by the interrogation team, which has caused him more vision problems in the past few days.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Soheil Arabi, prisoner of conscience who is serving the fourth year of his sentence in Evin prison, was informed about his wife’s detention on July 31, 2017. (more…)

Osman Mostafapour Deprived of Furlough and Parole after Serving 27 Years

Posted on: September 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Osman Mostafapour, prisoner in Urmia Central Prison, who is in his twenty-seventh year of imprisonment, has been deprived of having furlough or parole.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), over the past month, Osman Mustafapour, political prisoner in Ward 12 of Urmia Central Prison, has requested   prison’s judge for a furlough permission but it has been denied. (more…)

New Details about Arash Sadeghi’s Medical Condition

Posted on: September 25th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Arash Sadeghi’s long hunger strike followed by medical deprivation has created irreparable complications. Mr. Sadeghi is still unable to digest food and has to take medicine for his condition. This is while Sarallah base of the IRGC continues to sabotage any progress in his medical treatment and impose heavy limitations on it. He is not given a medial furlough and hospitalization is being denied. Adding to all these issues, some reports are surfacing that his medical records and documents might be missing.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Arash Sadeghi, civil rights activist who is imprisoned in ward number 350 of notorious Evin prison, is still in a critical condition. (more…)

Mohammadsaber Malekraeisi Sent Back to Ardabil Prison

Posted on: September 24th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mohammadsaber Malekraeisi, Baluchi political prisoner, who is serving the 8th year of his sentence, was transferred to Ardabil prison, after unexpectedly having been sent to ward 209 of Evin prison for three months.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammadsaber Malekraeisi was transferred to Evin prison with all of his belonging. This prisoner sent back to ward number 7 of Ardabil prison, after three months. (more…)

Ayoub Asadi Deprived of Medical Treatment in Kashmar Prison

Posted on: September 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ayoub Asadi is an ill and exiled political prisoner in Kashmar prison who suffers from asthma, lumbar disc disease, kidney problems, and vision loss in the left eye. Despite being allowed to go on leave, since about six years ago the security agencies have deprived him of being sent on medical leave and having medical treatment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ayoub Asadi, from Marivan, is in the seventh year of his imprisonment in Kashmar Prison in Khorasan Razavi province. Despite inappropriate physical conditions and the issuance of a bail of 2.5 billion IRR since two years ago, he has been prevented from having medical furlough with the intervention of the security forces. (more…)

Mohammad Karimi Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison

Posted on: September 21st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Karimi has been sentenced to one year in prison on charge of propaganda against the regime by branch number 28 of the revolutionary court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the verdict of the trial of Mohammad Karimi, civil rights activist which was conducted in branch number 28 of revolutionary court by presiding judge Moghiseh in May 2016, was submitted to him. (more…)

No Access to Hot Water in Urmia Prison

Posted on: September 16th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Hundreds of prisoners detained in several wards of Central Prison of Urmia, have been deprived of having access to warm water for showering, and these prisoners by placing water containers exposed to direct sunlight in their wards have tried to heat the water they need for their showering.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the prisoners detained in Ward 12, psychotherapy 1, psychotherapy 2, and young prisoners in Urmia, despite other deprivations and restrictions, have been deprived of hot water since June 5th. (more…)

Ali Zahed; Still Awaiting the Court Session

Posted on: September 11th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ali Zahed, political prisoner at Ward 350 in Evin Prison, has been kept in limbo for more than a year, after his life imprisonment sentence was broken. His case has been referred to Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court, however, there is still no information on determining the date and time for the case in order to be treated.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the life time imprisonment sentence for Ali Zahed was revoked by Judge Razini about a year ago at the Supreme Court. His case has been referred to Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran a few months ago. However, there is still no indication of the timing of the trial. (more…)