Iran: Two Jailed Dervishes on Hunger Strike in Grave Danger

Posted on: March 26th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Gonabadi Dervish’s rights activists, Kasra Nouri and Saleh Moradi in 69th day of their hunger strike, are in grave danger.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), quoted from Majzooban Noor, Kasra Nouri and Saleh Moradi, two imprisoned Gonabadi Dervishes were transferred to prison’s clinic because of loss of consciousness. (more…)

Ebrahim Firouzi, the converted Christian arrested again

Posted on: March 19th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Ebrahim Firouzi the Christian citizen from Tehran was arrested on March 7th of 2013 by security forces.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) quoted from Mohabbat News, Ebrahim Firouzi who is 28 years old and converted christian, was disappeared for a few days and his family and friends had no news about his condition. Their worries increased while following ups and asking several times from friends and relatives had no result just they found that Ebrahim was arrested by some plainclothes agents when he was on his way to his job. (more…)

Deteriorating Health Condition of Two Jailed Dervishes on 60th Day of Hunger Strike

Posted on: March 18th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Gonabadi Dervish’s rights activists, Kasra Nouri and Saleh Moradi in 60th day of their hunger strike, are in deteriorating health condition.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), quoted from Majzooban Noor, doctors say this can  cause irreparable damages to their health. (more…)

Imprisoned converted Christian in critical health condition

Posted on: March 17th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Irani the converted christian who is imprisoned in Karaj prison has serious critical health condition and the prison officials did not do anything to improve his health condition.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Behnam Irani the converted christian who imprisoned in ward 2 the hall 7 of Karaj prison has suffered from serious backache since two weeks ago and the officials did nothing about his medical treatment.
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Four Baha’i high school students arrested

Posted on: March 8th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The Etela’at agents of Semnan in a rare act arrested four Baha’i students without informing their families.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the Etela’at agents of Semnan entered Shahid Beheshti and Amir Kabir high schools with permission from administration of education, arrested four Baha’i students in classroom and transferred them to Semnan Etela’at. The arrested students are Sina Fanaiyan, Armin Allah Verdi, Ramin Amiri and Younes Khanjani. (more…)

Two Christians are in detention for more than seven weeks

Posted on: March 4th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – About seven weeks ago plainclothes security agents arrested Shahrzad Y and Sam S, two of converted Christians community in Tehran.

According to a report of Mohebbat News, security agents arrested the two converted Christians on January 9th of 2013 at 11 a.m.

Both of them arrested at the same time in different places.

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Banning the bail of Saied Abedini and threatening it’s provider

Posted on: February 17th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The illegal Evin prosecutor banned the bail for Saied Abedini the Iranian-American pastor.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), also the islamic revolutionary guards interrogators threatened the person who tried to put bail to prevent this prisoner’s furlough.

Saied Abedini is the Iranian-American who is accused to establishing home-church in 2009 and after his arrival to Iran in 2012 has been arrested by islamic revolutionary guards Etela’at and transferred to ward 2A.

More than eighty US senators from both Democrat and Republican parties on Thursday February 14th wrote a letter to John Kerry the United States Secretary of States and asked him to try to do all what is needed for freedom of Saied Abedini the Iranian-American pastor.

Iran: Baha’i Couple Arrested in Urmia

Posted on: February 10th, 2013

HRANA News Agency– Security forces inspected living and working places of a Baha’i couple and arrested them.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Security forces first inspected the working place of “Fardin Aghsani” and arrested him on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.

At the same time, intelligence ministry officers went to his house and after searching his house, seized his personal things such as books and photos related to Baha’i faith. They arrested his wife, Farahnaz Moghadam, and transferred them to an unknown place.

The detainees had a phone call to their families and there is no more information about them.