Death Row prisoners family seeking help from Human Rights Organisation

Posted on: 25th August, 2014
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Ali Afshari The central prison in the city of Urmia, West Azerbaijan Province.

HRANA News Agency – Afshari family is seeking help from Human Rights Organisations to save their children. They have two sons on the death row and the third one sentenced to imprisonment for political activities.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Afshari Family sent a letter to HRANA seeking help and attention of all Human Rights Organisations for their sons Habibolah Afshari, Ali Afshari and Jafar Afshari. They are specially worried about their sons’ death sentence to be executed.

Habibolah Afshari and Ali Afshari- who are brothers- were sentenced to death in January 2012 by Islamic Revolutionary Court, while they were kept at Oromiyeh Prison. They are accused of being member of Anti-Islamic Regime party and “War against God and state”. In addition, Jafar Afshari – the third brother- was sentenced to five years imprisonment in exile on similar charges. All three brothers are in exile at Oromiyeh Prison at the moment.

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