Lack of Water in Khorin Prison in Varamin

Posted on: July 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Since about a month ago the hot water and from one week ago, the cold water in Khorin prison in Varamin have been cut off. These have caused hygiene and health problems because prisoners do not have water to take a shower. On the other hand, prisoners are forced to buy drinking water from the prison shop on a high price. Prison officials say that there is a flaw in the technical system and also the lack of funds to fix it, are the cause of the crisis, which threatens the health and lives of several thousand prisoners.

A number of prisoners and families of prisoners of Khorein prison, located in Kheirabad of Varamin, have told HRANA: “It is more than a month that the prisoners had not taken shower, because hot water was cut off and it is more than a week that cold water has been cut off in this prison, as well.” (more…)

Shahin Aghdami Went on Hunger Strike for a ‘Limited Time’

Posted on: July 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Jafar (Shahin) Aghdami, political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, shaved his hair and has gone on hunger strike for a limited time in protest of the unconventional inspecting of families and young children in the visiting room at Rajai Shahr prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Jafar (Shahin) Aghdami has gone on a 3-day long hunger strike to protest against the unconventional inspecting of families and young children which has terrorized children in the visiting room. (more…)

The 71st Number of Peace Line Monthly Was Published

Posted on: July 13th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The seventy-first issue of the Khate Solh (Peace Line) magazine was published.

In the specific case of this issue of Khate Solh with the title of “women’s role in Iranian cinema”, women’s status in the cinema of the country, and legal-social status in the implementation of human rights have been studied. (more…)

Monthly Report – An Overview of the Human Rights Situation in Iran for Bahman 1395 Iranian Calendar (20 Jan 2017 – 18 Feb 2017)

Posted on: July 12th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI) has published the following monthly report for the Iranian calendar Month of Bahman (20th jan-18th Feb) on the human rights situation in Iran. This report cannot perfectly and comprehensively reflect the details of human rights concerns in Iran due to the limitation and bans on independent human rights organizations and their activities in Iran.

It should be noted that in addition to the monthly reports, the Department of Statistics and Publication of the Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRAI) publishes a comprehensive and analytical annual report at the end of each calendar year. (more…)

A Report about the Situation of 2 Death Row Baluch Prisoners

Posted on: July 11th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Hassan Dehvari, 28 and Elias Qalandarzehi, 21, two Baluch citizens, have been sentenced to death on charge of Muharebe. They claim that they have been arrested and sentenced to death as hostages just because of other relatives or family member’s political activities to force them to return or stop their activities, like other Baluch prisoners. They claim that they have been torture despite their innocence and even when they reported to the judge about the torture, he laughed and said, “you deserve it”. The two prisoners in time of armed conflicts between IRIG and a number of members of a Baluch militant group were transferred from prison to the front of the house where the conflict was and those who were armed and resisted in the house, were the relatives of Hassan Dehvari and Elias Qalandarzehi who were threatened that if they would not give up, they would see the execution of the inmates in the same place.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA) Hassan Dehvari, 28, son of Abdullah, married and father of 5, as well as Elias Qalandarzehi 21, married and father of a daughter, both used to live in Saravan. (more…)

Arash Sadeghi Transferred to Evin Prison’s Clinic

Posted on: July 10th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Arash Sadeghi, civic activist in ward 350 of Evin Prison, following the “deterioration” of his condition, was transferred to infirmary in Evin prison. The infirmary doctor insisted that he needed a protein injection, due to severe protein deficiency, which should be done in a hospital because of the risk of blood clots. This prisoner has faced chronic inflammatory diseases of the airways (asthma), bleeding in the stomach and intestinal colitis in the shade denial of medical attention, in the aftermath of hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), according to the prison doctor that examined Arash Sadeghi, this prisoner needs a protein injection, due to extreme protein deficiency because of his stomach inability to eat solid food and not be disposed of in the large intestine. The doctor has said that if Arash Sadeghi would not receive protein then his heart, liver and kidneys would suffer more than before. (more…)

4 Women Transferred to Solitary Confinements of Evin Prison

Posted on: July 9th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Tahereh Riyahi, Masoumeh Zia, Mahsa Raja`ti, and Mehrak Karimpoor, 4 civil rights activists were transferred from women’s ward in Evin prison to solitary confinements in ward 241 (security of judiciary). Ms. Karimpoor returned to the ward one day later, but three others are still in solitary confinement of ward 241, and due to this reason were deprived of visiting their families.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), four civil rights activists who are imprisoned in women’s ward in Evin prison with the name of Tahereh Riyahi, Masoumeh (Pegah) Zia, Mahsa Raja`ti, and Mehrak Karimpoor Andalibi are transferred to ward 241 of judiciary for unknown reasons. (more…)

Keyvan Karimi and Behnam Mosivand Sent to Furlough

Posted on: July 8th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On March 20, 2017, Keyvan Karimi and Behnam Mosivand were sent to furlough from Evin and Rajaee Shahr prisons.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on March 20, 2017, Keyvan Karimi prominent Iranian filmmaker and Behnam Mosivand political prisoner were sent to furlough from Evin and Rajaee Shahr prisons. (more…)

Arash Sadeghi’s Medical Dossier Missing in Evin Prison

Posted on: July 6th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The doctor who examined Arash Sadeghi in prison, claimed that “all of his medical documents and records have been lost”. Mr. Sadeghi after the end of his long hunger strike is suffering from chronic inflammatory diseases of the airways (asthma), bleeding in the stomach and intestinal colitis in light of the denial of medical care. The prisoner is also prevented from meeting his wife Golrokh Irai who is held in the women’s ward of Evin prison.

According to the report of Human Rights News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a doctor went to prison for examining Arash and several other prisoners. He had visited Arash Sadeghi in a short time and asked him about the record of the endoscopic examination, echo and spirometry. He responded that he had done them previously during the strike. The Medical examiner also added that if he had done such tests already, it might be that his medical documents and records had been lost, because they were not in his medical case. (more…)