Hamid Babai’s Charges Changed and Retrial Rejected

Posted on: September 8th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The charges against Hamid Babai, political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were changed in the case whose verdict had recently been issued and approved by the Court of Appeal and according to the new charges, the Supreme Court rejected his retrial request. Mr. Babai is suffering from eardrum, chronic and progressive infection and his medical furlough request is being rejected by the Ministry of Intelligent.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), although Hamid Babai had been sentenced to 6 years imprisonment and 4 years suspended imprisonment on charges of “espionage and contact with enemy states” and the sentence was upheld by the Court of Appeal but the charges against him have been changed to “encouraging people to commit a crime and crimes against internal and external security” in the Supreme Court and his retrial request was rejected. (more…)

Mahmoud Masumi Transferred to Great Prison of Tehran

Posted on: June 12th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – On June 6, Mahmoud Masumi, student who had been arrested in front of Dena Tire building, was transferred to Great Prison of Tehran (Fashafoyeh), once again. The reason for his transfer to the prison is still unknown.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mahmoud Masumi, student who had been arrested in a gathering of the followers of Mohammad Ali Taheri in front of Dena Tire building on Thursday, May 12, was transferred to Great Prison of Tehran (Fashafoyeh), once again. (more…)

No Information about Afsaneh and Shahoo Bayazidi

Posted on: May 24th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – After weeks since Afsaneh and Shahoo Bayazidi have been arrested, yet there is no news about their condition and status, and their family is concerned.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Afsaneh and Shahoo Bayazidi, Boukani siblings, were arrested few days after each other and transferred to an unknown location. (more…)

Zanjan University Students’ Sit-In Goes on

Posted on: May 22nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Following the denial of delivering food to students in Zanjan University’s dormitory, just because of a delay of 4 minutes at 2pm on Thursday, a sit in started by two students and then it continued after a number of students joined them.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), heretofore the food distribution time and strict rules of university were protested by the majority of students, as the news of the sit-in in the Mountain self-service (old) in Zanjan University spread at the dinner time, the number of demanding students reached to more than forty people and the number of participants in the sit-in gradually increased. (more…)

Misagh Yazdannejad Released after Serving 9 Years

Posted on: May 18th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Misagh Yazdannejad, political prisoner was released after 9 years and after a retrial.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), after invalidating the sentence of 13 years in prison by the Supreme Court, Misagh Yazdannejad, imprisoned student and political prisoner was released after 9 years. (more…)

Arash Mokri on Hunger Strike in Urmia Intelligence Service since 33 Days ago

Posted on: May 15th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Arash Mokri, graduate student at the University of Tabriz, who has been detained since 24th February. It is now more than two months that he has been transferred to Urmia Intelligence Service’s solitary confinement, and it is told that he has gone on hunger strike since 33 days ago, to protest against his situation.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Arash Mokri, son of Saeid, graduate student at Tabriz University, was arrested at his home and was taken to an unknown location by the Revolutionary Guards Intelligence Office in Mahabad on 24th February, and his family was unaware of his whereabouts for a long time. (more…)

Yashar Darulshafa Granted A 4-Day-Furlough

Posted on: May 15th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Yashar Darulshafa, political prisoner in Ward 350 of Evin Prison, was released for four days on a furlough on May 6, 2016. He has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Yashar Darulshafa, political prisoner in Ward 350 of Evin Prison, was released for four days on May 6, 2016. (more…)

Rauf Shahbazi Released from Hamadan Prison

Posted on: April 26th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Rauf Shahbazi, imprisoned student of Hamadan University was released from Hamedan prison due to general amnesty.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Rauf Shahbazi, imprisoned student who had been sentenced to one year in prison on charges of “insulting the Islamic Republic’s founder in Cyberspace” on December 7, 2014, was released from Hamedan prison after serving six months in prison (October 25, 2015 to April 7, 2016) including 44 days of temporary detention and usage of general amnesty. (more…)

The 9th Year on Death Row; Habibollah Latifi

Posted on: April 6th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The execution sentence of Habibollah Latifi still remains, despite the promises of the authorities. He is still held in Sanandaj Central Prison in the ninth year of his imprisonment without furlough and visitation.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), political prisoner, Habibollah Latifi a senior industrial engineering student whose execution sentence has been suspended in September 2015 is still in his ninth year in prison deprived of furlough and family visits. (more…)

Mohammad Saeid Naderi Released after 6 Days under Detention

Posted on: March 30th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Saeid Naderi, former student of Yasouj University, was released after six days of detention by the security forces.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Saeid Naderi, a former physics student at the University of Yasouj, was arrested by three plainclothes officers of the security forces who were probably from Basij or Ilam Revolutionary Guards in the city of Ivan (located in Ilam province) at his father home on Thursday morning March17, 2016. (more…)