Chained Prisoners in Orumieh Prison Transferred to Solitary Confinements

HRANA News Agency – Omid Rahmani and Rasoul Shokri, two prisoners of Uremia prison with financial charges who were chained to the cells doors for protesting by hunger strike, in order to be “a lesson for other prisoners” on Sunday March 13th, were transferred inside the cell. These prisoners are still on hunger strike.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Omid Rahmani and Rasoul Shokri, two prisoners with financial charges who have been kept in Uremia prison since 2011, started a hunger strike in protest to negligence to their cases. However, despite regular manner of sending prisoners to the solitary confinement, they were chained with handcuffs and shackles to the cells door in order to be “a lesson for other prisoners” for three days. They were transferred inside the cells after three days while they are still in hunger strike.
The imprisonment sentences of these prisoners are finished, but due to a 150-million-Tomans-fine, they are not being released.
Need to be mentioned, previously in 2013 – 2014, Omid Rhmani was charged with propaganda against the regime and sentenced to three months and a day in prison.

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