The Forensics Voted on Ayatollah Nekounam’s Inability to Endure Imprisonment

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Forensics has voted for the third time on Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Nekounam’s inability to endure the imprisonment. Despite that vote, this patient prisoner remained in Saheli prison.  Denial of medical leave for Mr. Nekounam is while he has been, recently, transferred to prison’s infirmary.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Nekounam has been transferred to infirmary in Saheli prison, in Qom since February 24. (more…)

Mohammad Nazari; 23 Years of Imprisonment Without Proper Medical Treatment

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Nazari, ill political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, who has spent nearly 23 years of his life in prison, despite prison doctors’ request, faces opposition from the judiciary to send him to the hospital. On the other hand, during the last few days, this prisoner’s request for parole was refused.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Nazari, political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison, who suffers from heart disease and lumbar disc, has been imprisoned since nearly twenty-three years without leave and in lack of medical care in prison. (more…)

Abdulkarim Shah Bakhsh; 8 Years of Torture and Harassment in Prisons

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Abdulkarim Shah Bakhsh, 55, Baluch Sunni political prisoner, after eight years of imprisonment in exile in the Central Prison of Ardabil, is held without leave and medical treatment for the diseases such as; “asthma, swelling and scarring of the lungs” with coughing up blood. In his referring to the prison clinic, he was told that he had to pay “6 million IRR” for his medicines as they had to get them from outside the prison, while in the past eight years Mr. Shah Bakhsh had no income because of the imprisonment, and his family is in poverty caused by being “orphaned”.

The following report is a statement of the 8 years of torture and religious discrimination of this citizen who used to work as a shepherd and was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in exile on security charges. (more…)

Sepideh Gholian Released on the Bail

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Sepideh Gholian (Ghoolian), Ahvazi student was released temporarily on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Sepideh Gholian (Ghoolian), senior veterinary student of Ahvaz was released on a bail of 2 billion IRR, on March 1st. (more…)

Imprisoned Since 2000 Days; Abdulfattah Soltani

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Abdulfattah Solatni, lawyer and human rights activist who has been in prison since 2011, has been diagnosed with different diseases like acute neurological diseases, colitis and fluctuation in blood pressure. Mr. Soltani who has passed his 2000th day of imprisonment, faces rejection of his parole.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Abdulfattah Soltani, is one of the human rights lawyers. He was arrested on September 10, 2011, and sentenced to 18 years of imprisonment and 20 years deprivation of working as an attorney, for being the winner of human rights prize of Nuremburg, having interviews with foreign media about his clients’ cases, and partnership in funding the association of human rights defenders of Iran. His sentence was reduced to 13 years in prison in the appeal court. (more…)

Esmail Abdi and Yusuf Emadi Transferred to Ward 350 of Evin Prison

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Esmail Abdi, teachers’ union activist and Yusuf Emadi, artist, both prisoners in ward 7 of Evin prison, were transferred to ward 350 of Evin prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Esmail Abdi, the Board member of ITTA of Tehran, and Yusuf Emadi, composer and Setar player, two prisoners in ward 7 of Evin prison, were transferred to ward 350 of Evin prison, without “prior notice and the prosecutor’s order”, on March 1, 2017. (more…)

Arash Sadeghi; Still in a Critical Health Condition

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The physical condition of Arash Sadeghi, civil rights activist in ward 350 of Evin prison, is still critical. Mr. Sadeghi is not able to eat solid food because of the development of ulcers and stomach bleeding and there is no food at the buffet of this ward, which is good for his physical condition. This prisoner suffers from chronic inflammatory diseases of the airways (asthma), bleeding in the stomach and intestinal colitis, due to a long-term hunger strike and lack of hospital treatment, and he is still deprived of medical treatment because of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards representative’s objection. On the other hand, Mr. Sadeghi and his wife, who is in the women’s ward in this prison, are both deprived of visiting each other.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ objection, the physical crisis of Arash Sadeghi, civil activist in ward 350 of Evin prison, continues. (more…)

Naser Kholosi Released on the Bail

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Naser Kholosi, Turk (Azeri) activist, was released temporarily from Tabriz Central Prison, on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Naser Kholosi, Turk (Azeri) activist, was released temporarily from Tabriz Central Prison, on a bail of 5 billion IRR. (more…)

2 Prisoners Executed in Urmia Prison

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Two prisoners, who had been charged with murder, were hung in the Central Prison of Urmia. Two other prisoners with the same charges had been transferred to the solitary confinement for retaliation sentences, but managed to obtain a deadline and were returned to their ward.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), two prisoners, charged with murder, were hung in the Central Prison of Urmia on February 28, 2017. (more…)

Ali Moezi Transferred to Evin Prison

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ali Moezi, political prisoner had been transferred to an unknown location, less than two months ago during a meeting with his family in the Visiting Room in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. Now, it has been specified that Mr. Moezi is held in ward 209, for his new case which will be treated in Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran.

In the near future, the trial for his new accusations will be held in this Branch. Ali Moezi had been transferred to Rajai Shahr prison as a punishment in September last year, following his protest against political prisoners’ condition. (more…)