The Sentences of 3 Sunni Prisoners Reduced to 12 Years

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The appeal court reduced the sentences of three Sunni prisoner in Rajaei Shahr prison, to 12 years in prison. These prisoners who had previously been sentenced to death, were sentenced to 15 years in prison after the supreme court reject the sentence, and their retrial.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the sentence of 15 years in prison of three Sunni prisoners of Rajaei Shahr with the names of Taymoor Naderizadeh, Farshid Naseri and Farzad Shahnazari, who are being kept in hall number 21 in ward 7, were reduced to 12 years in prison in the appeal court. (more…)

Concerns Rise about Putting New Pressure on Sunni Prisoners

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sunni prisoners of Rajaei Shahr are being kept in very bad conditions. However, these conditions could become even worse if they would be transferred to their previous hall and new pressures could be imposed on them.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Sunni prisoners in hall number 21 of section 7 in Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj, are being kept in very bad conditions. However, there are concerns that they would be transferred to hall number 10 of ward number 4, which is the place that the executed prisoners were being kept, and consequently they would face new level of pressure by security authorities. (more…)

Foad Rezazade Ended His Hunger Strike after 23 Days

Posted on: January 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On December 13, Foad Rezazade Sunni prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison ended his hunger strike on its 23rd day after reaching his demands.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Foad Rezazade, Sunni prisoner in hall 21, ward 7 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj had gone on hunger strike to protest against the denial of furlough, despite the death of his father since November 20. (more…)

Maryam Naghash Zargaran Returned to Evin Prison

Posted on: January 12th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On December 6, Maryam (Nasim) Naghash Zargaran, Christian convert returned to Evin prison by the end of her furlough and also 42 days has been added to her sentence because of her “absence”.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Maryam Naghash Zargaran returned to women’s ward of Evin prison by the end of her furlough on December 6. (more…)

Sunni Scholars and Activists Called on Foad Rezazadeh to End His Hunger Strike

Posted on: January 6th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sunni scholars including Kak Hassan Amini, the religious judge of Kurdistan and Mollana Gargij, one of the Sunni leaders of Iran and also a group of activists called on Foad Rezazadeh, Sunni prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison to end his hunger strike. Mr. Rezazadeh was sent to the hospital in coma on December 11, and on the evening of the same day despite physical ailments he was returned to prison. At the same time, prison officials promised him to follow-up his demands at a meeting with him.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mr. Rezazadeh Sunni prisoner of hall 21, ward 7 in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj has gone on hunger strike to protest against the denial of furlough, despite his father’s death. (more…)

Solaiman Pairoti in Critical Health Condition in Rajae Shahr Prison

Posted on: January 3rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Solaiman Pairoti, Sunni prisoner in Rajae Shahr prison in Karaj was hospitalized in hospital due to the second heart attack on November 19, 2016. The agents who were responsible for his protecting had introduced the prisoner who was tied to the bed by handcuffs and shackles, as a “dirty Daesh” to people at the hospital and beat him. He is in a critical condition and the second heart attack has paralyzed half of his body in Rajae Shahr prison in Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), while the medical condition of Solaiman Pairoti has been reported to be critical, prison authorities have taken no action so far. (more…)

Foad Rezazadeh Has Gone on Hunger Strike in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: January 1st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Foad Rezazadeh, Sunni prisoner of Rajai Shahr, has been on hunger strike for the past three weeks, in protest to rejection of his furlough request, despite the death of his father.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Foad Rezazadeh, Sunni prisoner of hall number 21 of ward number 7 of Rajaei Shahr prison, is on hunger strike since November 20, in protest to rejection of his furlough requests, despite the death of his father. (more…)

Solaiman Pairoti in a Critical Health Condition in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: December 27th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Solaiman Pairoti, Sunni prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj was hospitalized in the hospital due to his second heart attack on November 19, 2016. The agents who were responsible for his protection had introduced the prisoner who was tied to the bed by handcuffs and shackles, as a “dirty Daesh” to the people at the hospital and beaten him. He is in a critical condition after half of his body was paralyzed in Rajae Shahr prison in Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), while medical condition of Solaiman Pairoti abused Sunni prisoners is reported to be very bad, the prison authorities do not take any action in this regard. (more…)