A 17-Year-Old Activist Arrested in Ahvaz

Posted on: April 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ali Kab Aamir, 17, from Kian Abad in Ahvaz was arrested by the Ahvaz intelligence office at his house. The hand of the teenager broke while being arrested as a result of his resistance and protest of his family. It is said that his mother was shocked and is hospitalized due to her critical condition.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ali Kab Aamir’s relatives told that during the home inspection, the family’s computer and several mobile phones were seized by intelligence ministry of Ahvaz and he was taken to an unknown location. (more…)

Vahid Sayad Nasiri on Hunger Strike in Evin Prison

Posted on: April 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Vahid Sayad Nasiri, political prisoner of Evin prison, has started a hunger strike, in protest to violation of separation of prisoners based on their crimes.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Vahid Sayad Nasiri, political prisoner of section 4 of Evin prison is on hunger strike since February 15. (more…)

The Court Acquitted Atena Daemi’s Sisters

Posted on: April 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Two sisters of Atena Daemi, imprisoned human rights defender, were acquitted of the accusations made by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, based on a warrant issued recently by Shahid Moghadas Court, in Evin.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ensieh and Hanieh Daemi, two sisters of Atena Daemi, human rights defender who is imprisoned in women’s ward in Evin prison, were acquitted of the accusations made by the Revolutionary Guards, based on a warrant issued recently by Branch 4 of Shahid Moghadas Court in Evin. (more…)

Arash Sadeghi Suffers from Intestinal Colitis

Posted on: April 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Arash Sadeghi, civil rights activist, who is imprisoned in ward 350 of Evin prison, and was suffering from Asthma and stomach bleeding, following his long hunger strike, is diagnosed with intestinal colitis as well. Despite approval of the prosecutor, the IRGC still prevent him from being transferred to a hospital and deny his medical furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Arash Sadeghi, political prisoner of ward 350 of Evin prison is in a critical condition. (more…)

“I Counted Neither as Dead Nor as Alive”; A Report about 7 Years of Imprisonment of Shir-Ahmad Shirani

Posted on: April 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Shir-Ahmad Shirani, Baluch prisoner who is serving the 7th year of his 22 years of imprisonment sentence in exile in Ardabil, have a shocking story about tortures that he experienced and violation of his rights as a human being.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shir-Ahmad Shirani, son of Chaker, born on September 21, 1983, single, from Zahedan and resident of Tehran, was arrested by the intelligent service on June 2, 2000. (more…)

Authorities React Harshly to the Strike in Ahvaz Prison

Posted on: April 21st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners of Ahvaz prison (clinic) started a mass strike in protest against water and power outage. This strike was responded by violence by prison guards that was along with damaging prisoners’ properties and transferring 7 prisoners to solitary confinements.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), prisoners of Ahvaz prison (known as clinic prison), located in Zargan area in Ahvaz, started a mass strike in protest against water and power outage. (more…)

A Pedestrian Shot Dead by the Police

Posted on: April 20th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The police’s effort to stop a motorcycle resulted in the death of a pedestrian. Two other citizens were injured.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), following the police’s pursue of a motorcycle with two passengers, police forces started shooting at them. A pedestrian with the name of Hasan Alboughaish was shot in the head and killed in Shadegan town on February 9th. (more…)

8 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

Posted on: April 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – At least 8 prisoners, mostly charged with murder, were hanged in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj. Among them one prisoner was returned to his ward after getting deadline from the plaintiff.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the death sentences of at least 8 prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj on February 15, 2017. (more…)

2 Prisoners Executed in Semnan Prison

Posted on: April 18th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Two prisoners with drug-related charges were executed in Semnan prison. At the same time at least eight prisoners were hanged in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj on charge of murder.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the death sentence of two drug offenders were executed in Semnan prison on February 15, 2017. (more…)

3 Workers Arrested in Shiraz

Posted on: April 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Three labour activists in Fars province were arrested by the security forces in Shiraz. There is no information about these activists’ situation and whereabouts.

According the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Shahab Karin Aghaei, Jafar Pazhoheshpour, and Hossein Esmaeili were arrested in front of Job Centre Department of Fars province, by the plainclothes agents, on Wednesday February 8, 2017. (more…)