Daemi Sisters Sentenced to 91 Days of Imprisonment

Posted on: July 31st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Daemi sisters (Athena, Ensieh and Haniyeh) were sentenced to three months and one day imprisonment each, by branch 1162 of Quds judiciary complex in Tehran. According to the decree, Ensieh and Haniyeh Daemi’s sentences have been suspended for one year.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), this decree has cleared Athena Daemi and her sisters of the alleged refusal to execute an arrest warrant, but Branch 1162 Penal Court of Tehran, presided by Judge Ali Babaei, on charge of “insulting officers in the line of duty” says: “Charges are clear and indisputable, and according to Article 609 of the Penal Code Act of 1978, each defendant has been sentenced to three months and one day imprisonment, counting the days of previous detention, and by considering specific circumstances of the second and third row of the accused, the court do not interest to sentence them now and according to the articles 46 and 49 of the Penal Code Act of 2013, has suspended the sentence for one year”. (more…)

Women’s Ward of Evin Prison: 9 Prisoners Went to Furlough, 2 Returned to Prison

Posted on: July 26th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Maryam (Nasim) Naghash Zargaran, Fatemeh Mothanna, and Sotoudeh Fazel were sent on a 6-day long leave from women’s Ward of Evin prison. Of this ward, also ladies; Leila Jafari, Maryam Olengi, Azita Rafi Zadeh, Zahra (Nadereh) Rastgoo, Ameneh Jaberi, and Elham Barmaki had been sent to leave, on March 19 and 20, and Maryam Olengi and Azita Rafizadeh have returned to the Ward on March 26 and 29, respectively. On the other hand, Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian, two imprisoned artist brothers in ward eight of Evin prison were sent on a four-day medical leave, on March 28.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Leila Jafari, Maryam Olangi, Azita Rafi Zadeh, Zahra (Nadereh) Rastgoo, Ameneh Jaberi, and Elham Barmaki were sent on leave from the women’s ward of Evin prison on March 19 and 20. (more…)

Sohaila Kargar Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

Posted on: July 24th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sohaila Kargar, Turk (Azeri) activist, was sentenced to 5 years in prison on charge of membership in a group with the intension of distorting public order.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), judge Zoughi of branch number one of the revolutionary court of Qazvin, sentenced Sohaila Kargar, Turk (Azeri) activist to 5 years in prison, based on article 499 of Islamic penal code, on charge of membership in a group with the intention of distorting public order. (more…)

4 Women Transferred to Solitary Confinements of Evin Prison

Posted on: July 9th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Tahereh Riyahi, Masoumeh Zia, Mahsa Raja`ti, and Mehrak Karimpoor, 4 civil rights activists were transferred from women’s ward in Evin prison to solitary confinements in ward 241 (security of judiciary). Ms. Karimpoor returned to the ward one day later, but three others are still in solitary confinement of ward 241, and due to this reason were deprived of visiting their families.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), four civil rights activists who are imprisoned in women’s ward in Evin prison with the name of Tahereh Riyahi, Masoumeh (Pegah) Zia, Mahsa Raja`ti, and Mehrak Karimpoor Andalibi are transferred to ward 241 of judiciary for unknown reasons. (more…)

Marjan Davari’s Lawyers Appealed against the Her Death Sentence

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – One of the lawyers of Marjan Davari, researcher and translator on death row told, “we have objected the verdict but the court has not set a branch.” Marjan Davari, 50, after being transferred from women’s ward of Evin prison to the prison in Rey (Qarchak Women’s Prison) in February, was sentenced to death. One of the charges against Ms. Davari is membership in the emerging movement of “Eckankar”.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), one of the lawyers of Marjan Davari, researcher and translator on death row told, “we have objected the verdict but the court has not set a branch.” (more…)

4 Activists Transferred to Women’s Ward of Evin Prison

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Tahereh Riyahi, Masoumeh Zia, Mahsa Raj`ati, and Mehrak Karimpoor are four civil rights activists who were mainly active in the field of news coverage, and were arrested in late December and early January. They were transferred to general female ward after more than two months, from solitary confinement of ward 209.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mahsa Ra`ati, 36, was arrested on January 2, Tahereh Riyahi, 35, journalist and editor of Borna press was arrested on January 4, Masoumeh (Pegah) Zia, 39, was arrested on January 4 and Mehrak Karimpoor Andalibi, 24, was arrested on December 27. They all have been transferred to female ward in Evin prison, on March 12th. (more…)

Farzaneh Jalali Released on the Bail

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Farzaneh Jalali, civil and women’s rights activist was released from intelligence service of Kermanshah province’s detention centre.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Farzaneh Jalali, well-known civil and women’s rights activist was released from intelligence service’s detention centre of Kermanshah on the bail on March 12. (more…)

Deami Sisters Trial Held in Tehran

Posted on: June 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On March 12, 2017, the trial of Atena Daemi and her sisters, Ensie and Hanye was held. The 3 sisters were charged with “obstruction of execution and insulting officials.”

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on March 12, 2017, the trial of Atena Daemi and her sisters, Ensie and Hanye was held at branch 1162 of Ghods Judicial Complex. (more…)

Fahimeh Arafi Released after Serving Her Sentence

Posted on: June 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Fahimeh Arafi, one of the teachers of Erfan Halgheh, was released from Evin prison at the end of her imprisonment sentence.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Fahimeh Arafi, one of the teachers of Erfan Halgheh, was released from women’s ward of Evin prison, after enduring 20 months imprisonment on March 10, 2017. (more…)

Female Prisoners of Evin Prison Deprived of Proper Medical Treatment

Posted on: June 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – while sending political prisoners to clinics is always done with great difficulty by the judicial-security institutions, however, female prisoners, in particular women’s ward of Evin prison inmates suffer from severe deprivation, due to shortage of female security forces.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), to send prisoners to a hospital, according to the prosecutor’s order, the detainee must be examined by prosecution forensic and if approved then the transfer order will be issued. If there is a doctor who can cure the disease, then the prisoner will be transferred to prison’s infirmary, otherwise, will be transferred to medical centers contracted by the Prisons Organization. If families wish to transfer prisoners to another health center, they must make an appointment and pay the costs, after obtaining approval from the prosecutor. (more…)