The Latest List of the Prisoners in Women’s Ward of Evin Prison

Posted on: September 26th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – In women’s ward of Evin prison, there are many mothers who are imprisoned with political and security charges. They are being kept in an inappropriate condition and without having sufficient phone call time, and very limited visits. The condition of this ward resulted in spreading of women and different diseases among the prisoners.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), currently 23 female prisoners, mainly with political and security charges are being kept in women’s ward of Evin prison. (more…)

Golrokh Ebrahimi Irai Must Serve Another 22 Months

Posted on: September 12th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Golrokh Ebrahimi Irai, imprisoned human rights activist, is still in Evin prison as well as her husband, Arash Sadeghi. Mrs. Irai has been in prison since 2016 and after a while her imprisonment sentence was reduced from 60 months to 30 months.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Golrokh Ebrahimi Irai, imprisoned civil activist in the Women’s Ward of Evin Prison, will remain in jail for no more than 22 months until being released. (more…)

Marjan Davari’s Case Sent to the Supreme Court

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The case of Marjan Davari, a researcher and translator imprisoned at Rey Penitentiary (Qarchak Women’s Prison), who has been sentenced to death by accusations including membership in the newly-formed Sufist movement of Eckankar, after her objection in recent couple of weeks has been referred to Branch 47 of the Supreme Court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the case of Marjan Davari, a researcher and translator who has been sentenced to death, has been referred to the Supreme Court and is awaiting the appointment. One of this prisoner’s lawyers, in a conversation with HRANA’s reporter confirmed this news and expressed his optimism about the outcome of the appeal to the Supreme Court.  (more…)

Elderly Political Prisoner in Critical Health Condition in Women’s Ward of Evin Prison

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Nooshin Dokht Mir Abdulbaqi, 64, prisoner in women’s ward of Evin prison, in addition to aging and suffering from several physical and mental diseases, has got developed Alzheimer’s and her intolerance of serving imprisonment has been certified by a doctor. She has been sentenced to 34 years and 9 months imprisonment. In addition to multiple charges of insulting the head and founder of Iranian regime, she has been accused of “demonizing women’s condition and life in Iran.”

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Noshin Dokht Mir Abdulbaqi, born in 1952, suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. In the winter of 2014, she was arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence and after about a month of interrogations and solitary confinement in ward 209 of Evin Prison, she was transferred to the women’s ward of this prison on March 19, 2015. (more…)

Sotudeh Fazeli in Undecided Situation in Evin Prison

Posted on: August 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sotudeh Fazeli, 64, retired teacher and political prisoner, is serving in Evin prison while she is suffering from multiple diseases. She is a cancer survivor and finished the chemotherapy very recently, in addition to her medical problems and not having a fair trial, she has lost her mother during past weeks. Despite the death of her mother and norm of bureau of prisons, her request for a furlough even for few hours was rejected.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Sotudeh Fazeli is a 64-year-old prisoner who is being kept in women’s ward in Evin prison. She was arrested in 2011 by intelligence service and after 31 days in ward 209, was released temporarily in March 2011.

Sometimes later, she was summoned to the revolutionary court and tried by Abulghasem Salavati. Even though her 3 years of imprisonment on charge of acts against the national security was told her orally, but she never received any formal document.

Because the sentence is not officially announced, she could not appeal. This senior prisoner was arrested on June 9, 2016 and transferred to women’s ward in Evin prison, in order to serve her 3 years.

Sotudeh Fazeli is diagnosed with thalassemia, and very recently finished the chemotherapy sessions. In the current condition, proper medical treatment is not available for her. She is also suffering from high blood pressure, and eye disease.

During past week, her family requested a furlough so that she could attend her mother’s funeral which was rejected by the prosecutor and the prosecutor deputy, Mr. Haji Moradi.

Masoumeh Haj ABdulrahim Khabaz, Mrs. Fazeli’s mother had requested to see her daughter in the last days of her life, which was denied despite the efforts made by the family for the approval of the furlough and even consent of Mrs. Fazeli to be transferred with handcuffs and in escort, and only for few hours.

Need to be mentioned, Mrs. Fazeli’s brother, Seyed Shamsodin Fazeli was arrested in 1982 and after three years of being in an undecided condition executed in 1985, without noticing the family and when he was only 20, by fire squad.

Mrs. Fazeli had worked for 30 years as a teacher and principal in educational system and was retired recently.

Hot Water; A Constant Problem in Women’s Ward of Evin Prison

Posted on: August 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Cutting out the warm water in women’s ward of Evin prisoners has started since one month ago. This lack of access is while health facilities is in its minimum level and caused health and hygienic problems. Women in this ward also suffer from lack of access to warm and cooling system.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), currently 31 prisoners, mainly with political and security charges are imprisoned in women’s ward of Evin prison. (more…)

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…)