Dariush Zand Released on the Bail

Posted on: April 26th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Dariush Zand was released from Evin Prison on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Dariush Zand, civil activist who had been arrested on February 1, 2018, was released from Evin Prison on the bail on March 4, 2018. (more…)

Khalid Amouri Arrested in Ahvaz

Posted on: April 26th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Khalid Amouri, a resident of Ahvaz, was arrested by the intelligence agency of the city on Wednesday, February 14.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Khalid Amouri was arrested and transferred to an unknown location on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. (more…)

Mohammad Ali Taheri Ended His Hunger Strike

Posted on: April 26th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Ali Taheri who had gone on hunger strike in protest against his illegal imprisonment since February 7, ended his hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Ali Taheri who was on hunger strike for protesting against his illegal imprisonment, ended his hunger strike on Monday February 21. (more…)

Pedram Pazireh Released on the Bail

Posted on: April 26th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Pedram Pazireh, the vice president of the Tehran University Union Council, who had been re-arrested after referring to the Branch 4 of the Moghadas court, to complete the investigations of the case on Friday February 19, was released on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Pedram Pazireh, the Vice-President of Tehran University Union Council, was released on the bail on Wednesday, February 21. (more…)

Osman Motafapour Begins Serving the 27th Year in Urmia Prison

Posted on: April 26th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Osman Mostafapour, political prisoner in Urmia prison has been in jail since 26 years ago for serving the 35 years impressment sentence. Although according to prison calendar, he has served 28 years in prison. The Revolutionary Court and the Public Prosecutor sentenced him to a total of 35 years imprisonment in two separate cases in 1991. He has been deprived of having furlough or parole during all these years.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Osman Mostafapour (born in 1967) was arrested on July 14, 1991, and was tried in the same year. He was first sentenced to death by Judge Jawaheri, in Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Urmia, on charge of assistant in murder. Then, this verdict was reduced to 10 years of imprisonment at the appeals court in 2000. (more…)

Shima Babaei Released on the Bail

Posted on: April 26th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Shima Babaei was released from Evin Prison on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Shima Babaei, civil activist who had been arrested on February 1, 2018, was released from Evin Prison on the bail on March 3, 2018. (more…)

Sakhi Rigi on the Verge of His 9th Year in Prison

Posted on: April 25th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Sakhi Rigi, Baluch blogger and political activist who has been exiled to Ahvaz Prison, is on the verge of his 9th year in prison. He has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on charge of spreading lies and acts against the national security in 2009. This sentence is one of the heaviest sentences that has been issued for bloggers in Iran.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Sakhi Rigi was arrested on June 18, 2009 in Zahedan when he was 31 years old. He was tried with allegations like spreading lies and acting against the national security but the details of the court session have never been published. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison which is one the heaviest sentences that has been issued in Iran for bloggers. (more…)

Suleiman Pirooti Suffers from Cancer in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

Posted on: April 25th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – After being transferred to the hospital, Suleiman Pirooti, a Sunni prisoner of Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj, has been diagnosed with cancer. The prisoner had been suffering from pain and had reported this to prison officials for a long time, but had not received medical treatment. In addition to cancer, this prisoner who has been deprived of health care has recently had two strokes in prison and suffers from other illnesses. His condition requires urgent medical treatment or medical leave, the issue that the prison authorities do not pay any attention to, while he has only 18 months of his imprisonment sentence left.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), while Suleiman Pirooti’s medical condition has been serious since a long time ago, the prison authorities did not take any action in this regard. (more…)

At Least 300 Dervishes Arrested in a Police Operation

Posted on: April 25th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Following the clashes between police forces and Dervishes in Tehran, Iran’s law enforcement spokesman announced the arrest of at least 300 Dervishes. Five others were killed in the clashes. NAJA has confirmed that three law enforcement officers and two Basijis were killed. The reports indicate that about 70 women have been arrested and were transferred to the Qarchak prison in Varamin. Many detained men have also been transferred to Evin Prison, although there is no information available on the fate of a large number of detainees.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), after arresting one of the Gonabadi dervishes, Nematullah Riahi, a group of Gonabadi dervishes gathered to protest. The protesting dervishes demanded Mr. Riahi’s unconditional release. (more…)