Four Baha’i citizens were tried and sentenced in Mashhad

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Four Baha’i citizens were tried and sentenced to prison in Mashhad.  Nika Kholoosi, Nava Kholoosi, Adib Sho’aie and Mahsa Mahdavi received sentences ranging from eight months to six years.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), these prisoners of conscious were tried in the 3rd branch of Revolutionary Court in Mashhad.  Judge Soltani presided over the trial during which the defenders were charged with promoting the Baha’i religion, propaganda against the Islamic regime and membership in Baha’i groups. (more…)

Baha’i Citizens interrogated upon return to Iran

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

HRANA News Agency – In the past few months, a number of Baha’i citizens have been interrogated by the authorities after returning to Iran from Turkey.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Iranian intelligent officers have questioned Baha’i citizens at the airport and inspected their belongings in different occasions.

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Two Baha’i sisters denied full access at Mashhad exhibition

Posted on: May 26th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Two Baha’i sisters Nika and Nava Kholoosi have been denied access to fully participate in flower exhibitions held in Mashhad.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Nika and Nava Kholoosi are two young Baha’i sisters who were behind bars for six months and released in March 2013 after posting bail.  While waiting for their verdicts, they rented a booth at Mashhad International Exhibition Center to participate in the annual plant and flower exhibition which starts on May 15 and runs until May 19, 2013. (more…)

Prison authorities denied medical vacation for Behnam Irani

Posted on: May 25th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Prison authorities of Karaj prison denied medical furlough of Behnam Irani the converted christian who is suffering from several health problems.

 

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Behnam Irani the converted christian in ward 2 in hall 7 of Karaj prison has several health problems such as eye-sight weakness, knee issues, gut bleeding and backache, however newly he has afflicted to skin inflammation he has not access to medical treatment inside prison because of lack of specialist in prison. (more…)

Amanollah Mostaghim is arrested to serve his imprisonment

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Amanollah Mostaghim the engineer and one of the Baha’is scientific institute members and colleagues has arrested on Monday.

 

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Amanollah Mostaghim one of the Baha’is scientific institute colleagues, who was summoned by the security authorities to serve his five years imprisonment sentence, appeared in Evin prison and got arrested. (more…)

Two Bahai sisters were tried

Posted on: May 21st, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Nika and Nava Kholusi, the two Bahai sisters living in Mashhad have been tried.

 

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), they have been tried on 6th May on charge of “membership in the sect and organization of Bahais” and “propaganda for the Bahais and against the Islamic Republic.” (more…)

A Bahai is arrested in Gorgan

Posted on: May 10th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The intelligence agents have arrested Parisa Shahidi the Bahai citizen who live is Gorgan.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Tuesday 7th of May evening the intelligence agents of Gorgan has arrested Parisa Shahidi (Kashani), the Bahai citizen after searching his home and transferred her to an unknown place. (more…)

Temporal release of a converted Christian from Evin prison

Posted on: May 5th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Ibrahim Firouzi one of the converted Christians who was arrested for the second time because of his faith, has released temporally from Evin prison on bail.

 

According to a report of Mohebbat News website, Ibrahim Firouzi one of the converted christians on April 29, 2013 has released temporally after 53 days being under arrest in Evin prison by providing 30 million tomans bail. (more…)

2 Christians are arrested in Tehran

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Somayyeh Bakhtiari and Ronak Samavat, 2 Christians have been arrested in their homes in Tehran.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Somayye Bakhtiari on 24th April and Ronak Samavat on 25th April have been arrested.

These 2 Christians were holding praying sessions in their homes.