Sabri Hassanpour Transferred to Hospital, Returned to Prison with No Treatment

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sabri Hassanpour, political prisoner in Evin prison, despite being transferred to the hospital for heart surgery, was denied of surgery because, “the hospital cost was not paid by the prison”, and he was returned to the prison. The prisoner’s heart condition is serious.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Sabri Hassanpour, a spokesman for a political organization and former host of TV satellite channel, Rahaei, had been transferred to Tehran Taleghani hospital for a heart surgery, because the prison had not paid the hospital coasts he was returned to prison. He has a very serious heart and physical condition. (more…)

6 Exiled Political Prisoners in Ardebil Prison under Additional Pressure

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Six political-security prisoners, including five Baluch and one Arab Ahvazi citizens, in Ardabil Central prison are enduring their imprisonment in exile. These people are among the prisoners, about whom less information has been published so far.

According to the report of Human Rights News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ardebil prison is firmly under the control and supervision of the security forces. (more…)

Ayatollah Nekounam Transferred to a Hospital in Tehran

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Nekounam, dissident cleric jailed in Saheli prison in Qom, was transferred to a hospital after being kept in the infirmary of the prison for 3 days. Although Mr. Nekounam had recently ended his 35-day hunger and medication strike, but his physical condition is still very bad.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Nekounam, critic and independent Shiite Marja, following the “physical deterioration” caused by the effects of a stroke and 35-day hunger and medicine strike, was transferred to and “undisclosed hospital in Tehran” on January 31, 2017. (more…)

3 Activists from Gachsaran Sentenced to Imprisonment, Lashes and Fine

Posted on: March 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Seyed Mohammad Miri and Ghasem Ghanbari, two political activists from Gachsaran, have been sentenced to imprisonment, lashes and fines on charge of propaganda against the regime and insulting the supreme cleader. Another political activist from Gachsaran, with the name of Hasan Bozorgzadeh, has been sentenced to imprisonment on charge of association in insulting the supreme leader and Khomeini and being banned of membership in any political group for two years, as well.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the revolutionary court of Gachsaran in Kohkilooyeh-va-Booyer-Ahmad province sentenced three political activists with the names of Hasan Bozorgzadeh, Seyed Mohammad Miri, and Ghasem Ghanbari, to respectively, 6 months, three years and three years imprisonment, as well as, 2 million IRR fine and 30 lashes for each. Besides, the court order for being banned of membership in any political group for two years, based on part 4 of article 23 of Islamic Penal Act, has been issued as the complementary punishment. (more…)

Mehdi and Hussein Rajabian Deprived of Medical Treatment in Evin Prison

Posted on: March 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The authorities continue to reject the medical furlough request of Mehdi and Hussein Rajabian, two artist brothers imprisoned in Evin prison who suffer from various diseases as well as complications after the hunger strike. Despite the progress of MS of Mehdi Rajabian, he has been given only painkillers so far. Hossein Rajabian also suffers from kidney disease and he, like his brother has been denied of medical furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), despite the progress of Mehdi Rajabian’s MS, he is held in prison without treatment. (more…)

6 Activists Began Serving in Gachsaran Prison

Posted on: March 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On January 30, 2017, six activists from Gachsaran village in Kohkiloyeh and Boyerahmad province, were imprisoned.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mojtaba Pourhassan, Abbas Mohammad Sadegh Pour, Mehran Zaki, Ehsan Arshadi, Mohammadreza Mobaraki and Abdullah Alirezanejad, six civilians from Gachsaran village in Kohkiloyeh and Boyerahmad province submitted themselves to Gachsaran prison to serve their 2 years in prison sentence. (more…)

Political Prisoners of Ward 7 in Evin Prison Protest against Lack of Medical Treatment

Posted on: March 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The prisoners of conscience in ward seven of Evin prison have struck to protest against the lack of medical attention for sick prisoners in this ward and signed a letter demanding the dismissal of the head of the infirmary of this ward. Among the ill prisoners in this ward, Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian, and Sohail Arabi have been deprived of medical treatment and being sent to a hospital.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), several prisoners in ward seven of Evin prison, including Mehdi Rajabian, Hossein Rajabian, Esmail Abdi, Soheil Arabi, Omid Alishenas, and Yousof Emadi, by writing a letter to the prison’s authorities have protested against “Ghasem Jafarnejad”, the head of ward seven’s infirmary,  and have demanded his dismissal. (more…)

Navid Kamran Prevented from Being Sent to the Hospital

Posted on: March 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Navid Kamran, political prisoner in ward eight of Evin prison, who suffers from right leg and hand sensory and mobility problems, despite the initial coordination, was prevented from being sent to the hospital because he refused to wear a prison uniform.

According to the report of Human Rights News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Navid Kamran, civil activist who had been imprisoned in 2009, 2010, 2011, also had been arrested on September 6, 2014, along with Arash Sadeghi, Golrokh Irai, and Behnam Mousivand, by the Revolutionary Guards Intelligence Agents, at his workplace and was transferred to ward 2-A of the Revolutionary Guards in Evin prison, and was interrogated and persecuted. He was released on the bail temporarily. (more…)

Arash Sadeghi Transferred to Ward 350 of Evin Prison

Posted on: March 11th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Arash Sadeghi who had gone on hunger strike, concurrent the re-arrest of Golrokh Irai, his wife, was transferred recently to ward 350 where he has the minimum contact with outside.

According to the report of Human Rights News Agency in Iran (HRANA), this prisoner, who had started his second hunger strike after 71 days of hunger strike in the first go, is in a poor health condition and lack of medical care. (more…)