May 13, 2010
HRANA – Mehdi Tajik a Tehran University student and a human rights activist has been sentenced to 27 months in prison and a 30 year prohibition of political activity. The sentence was handed down by the Revolutionary Court, Branch 26.
His original crime was association and plotting against national security and had been sentenced to a 2 year sentence, a 91 day sentence for propaganda against the Government, and a one million touman ($1000) penalty for insulting the President.
He has been banned from reporting, blogging, interview, writing articles and even analysis of political events, as well as membership in any party or affiliation with any party, and any political activity.
This while there has been no evidence of any political activity presented in the Court pertaining to the post-election developments.
May 8, 2010
HRA News Agency – At 1:00 p.m. (IRDT) today, Saturday, May 8, 2010, political prisoner Mehdi Eslamian who has been sentenced to execution was removed from Rajaiee Shahr prison in Karaj and taken to an unknown location.
May 7, 2010
HRA News Agency – Education rights activist, Navid Khanjani, was released after posting heavy bail.
May 4, 2010
HRA News Agency – Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court issued a total of eight years of prison for two individuals, who disputed the election results.
April 28, 2010
HRA News Agency – Mr. Foad Khanjani, who was summoned to present himself to the Ministry of Intelligence on 27 April 2010, was arrested upon arriving there.
April 28, 2010
HRA News Agency – Issuing death sentences for those charged with “Waging War against God” for disputing the election results is one of the methods used by the judges of the Revolutionary Courts to intimidate the public.
April 27, 2010
HRA News Agency – After four months of detainment, three members of a cultural association, named Dr. Ebrahim Babayi, Mehdi Kouhan, and Mohsen SadeghiNoorare, are still being kept at Evin Prison under uncertain circumstances. According to the information received by HRANA reporters, after the public protests of December 27 of this year on the occasion of Ashura, 16 members of a cultural association, known as “The Children of the Great Iran,” were arrested in Tehran by the officials of the Ministry of Information and transferred to Evin Prison Division 209. The interrogators subjected them to beatings and mistreatment.
April 15, 2010
HRA News Agency – On Sunday April 11, two prisoners were beaten and killed by special guards in Urimieh Prison – section 9 and 11.
April 11, 2010
HRA News Agency – Tahereh Saeedi, wife of Jafar Panahi, the imprisoned director, said that he had met with the prosecutor of Tehran, but Jaafar Dolatabadi have given her no clear answer on her husbands situation and have only said: “Panahi still has not changed his position.”
journalist and student activist Peyman Aref was sentenced to one year in prison and 74 lashes by Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court.