14 years, no information about Saeed Zeinali, political student prisoner

Posted on: October 29th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Saeed Zeinali, 22, a Tehran University Computer Science graduate, was arrested at his home on July 10,1999, five days after the 5 July 1999 (18 Tir 1378) unrest at Tehran University dormitories in Tehran. He was allowed to make one phone call to his family three months later. Since then, his family have not heard from him, have not seen him, and have no information about his fate and possible detention location. His family’s persistent pursuit of news about him has proven fruitless. In 2010, Zeinali’s mother, Akram Neghabi, and his sister were arrested and detained inside the Intelligence Ministry’s Ward 209 at Evin Prison for two months, following Akram Neghabi’s September 2009 interview with Voice of America about her missing son’s case.

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Four Ahwazi Christians sentenced to four years in prison

Posted on: October 29th, 2012

HRANA News Agency -Four new Christians from Ahwaz were sentenced to one year in prison for each.

According to reporters of Iranian Christian News Agency, Mohabat News, the detainees include, Farhad Sabokroh, the Pastor of the AOG church of Ahwaz, his wife Shahnaz and two other ministers and converts called Naser Zamen-Dezfuli and Davoud Alijani who is called David. No reliable information is available regarding their health and conditions in the places where they are being held.

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Zahra Mansouri was detained to serve her two years of prison

Posted on: October 28th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Zahra (Mahboubeh) Mansouri was called and detained to serve her two years of prison in Evin.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mansouri who is more than 60 years old, was arrested by security forces on June 1, 2011 and was detained for 90 days in a solitary cell in Section 209 in Evin Prison and was released on bail on August 19, 201, was called and detained to serve her two years of prison in Evin.

 

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Iran – Iranian lawyer on hunger strike / URGENT ACTION

Posted on: October 25th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Ms Nasrin Sotoudeh was arrested in September 2010 on charges of spreading propaganda and conspiring to harm state security and has been imprisoned in solitary confinement in Evin Prison. On September 25 she began a hunger strike to protest being denied visits and phone calls from her family. On October 31 Ms Sotoudeh continued to protest her detention and ill treatment. In January 2011 Ms. Sotoudeh was sentenced to 11 years in prison in addition to the block to exercise its right and to leave the country for 20 years. Her sentenced has been reduced to 6 years in prison, and a 10 year ban from practicing law. The 20 year ban for her to leave the country has not been mentioned in the appeals court’s decision.

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Mahboubeh Karami, Human Rights and Women Activists prisoner with sever health problems not permitted for medical leave

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Mahboubeh Karami, Human Rights and Women Activists prisoner with sever physical and mental problems was not permitted for medical leave by Iran’s judicial authorities.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mahboubeh Karami, Political prisoner of the Women Ward of Evin prison, had been on medical leave two times, just three and seven days, but was backed to prison with incomplete medical period by judicial authorities.

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Ali Moezi was transferred to Ward 240 of Evin prison for Solitary Confinement

Posted on: October 16th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Ali Moezi, one of political prisoners of Evin’s Wars 350 was transferred to Ward 240 of Evin prison for Solitary Confinement because he refused to go to the court.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ali Moezi one of the surviving political prisoners from the 60’s have been refused to go to the court three times up to now, because he believes the Judiciary System in Iran is not justly and fair.

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85 years old Baha’i man was sentenced to three years in prison

Posted on: October 14th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – 85 years old Baha’i citizen, Mohammad Husein Nakha’i  was sentenced to 3 years in prison.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohammad Husein Nakha’i, 85 years old Baha’i citizen from Birjand city was detained five months ago with the charges of propaganda against regime and being member of Baha’i Community was sentenced to 3 years in prison by local revolutionary court.

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Anisa Fanai’an, Iranian Baha’i citizen was sentenced to prison

Posted on: October 14th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Iranian Baha’i citizen Anisa Fanai’an was sentenced to 22 months in prison.

 

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Anisa Fanai’an is Baha’i citizen of Semnan. She was sentenced to four years and four months prison in primary court with charges of propaganda against  the regime and being member of a Baha’i group. But it was reduced to 22 months in the appeals court.

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Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, Iranian jailed blogger in grave danger denied medical leave

Posted on: October 14th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Iranian blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki is again in grave danger in prison because of  his kidney disease and  authorities refused to allow him medical leave.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hossein Ronaghi Maleki was arrested during the 2009 elections protests for publishing his critique of the government on his blog. He was reportedly held in solitary confinement for more than 300 days. He has been sentenced to 15 years in jail and was on medical furlough on bail when he was arrested in the aid camp in Eastern Azerbaijan.

He was beaten when he was arrested by security forces and caused his kidney disease get worst. Ronaghi was held in Tabriz prison, where there was inner bleeding in his kidney with no medical help. He was transferred to Evin prison in Tehran, but his request for medical leave was denied by  authorities while being in grave danger if does not receive all necessary medical attention.

Ronaghi Maleki has written to the head of Iran’s judiciary to call for action against the security officers that “assaulted” the arrested relief workers at their camp and the judges who gave “unfair and inappropriate” verdicts in their cases.

 

 

 

 

Iranian human rights lawyer begins his 9 year sentence in Evin

Posted on: October 1st, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer, Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, was transferred to Ward 350 of Evin Prison in order to begin serving his 9 year prison sentence.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohammad Ali Dadkhah was sentenced to nine years in prison, ten years’ ban on legal practice, flogging, and cash fines by Branch 15 of Tehran Revolutionary Court in July 2011.

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