Afshin Baymani; Serving Since 17 Years Ago

Posted on: May 24th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Afshin Baymani, a prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, has been imprisoned since about 17 years ago. He was sentenced to death in 2000 on charge of Moharebeh which was confirmed in the appeal court but was reduced to life imprisonment after six years.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Afshin Baymani, a political prisoner at Hall 10 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, has been in jail for more than 17 years. (more…)

A Report about the Quarantine of Amir Abad Prison of Gorgan

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners detained in the quarantine of Amir Abad prison in Gorgan are in distressed and poor health condition. Lack of healthy water and inappropriate nutrition of prisoners have caused many of them suffer from digestive and kidney diseases. In the quarantine of this prison, there is only one telephone booth for the prisoners which does not work often. The extra-judicial exposure of prison authorities which is sometimes accompanied by violence and beatings, has created difficult conditions for prisoners.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Amir Abad Prison in Gorgan has had several political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in previous years, including political prisoners; Roozbeh Gilasian and Nima Saffar, who are currently serving their sentences in this prison. (more…)

Reza Shahabi Released by the End of His Sentence

Posted on: May 22nd, 2018

HRANA News Agency – A prominent labor activist, Reza Shahabi, was released from Evin Prison by the end of his sentence. During his jail time, he went through several strokes and hunger strikes.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Reza Shahabi, a prominent labor activist and member of the board of the syndicate of Bus Drivers Company was released from Evin Prison on March 13. (more…)

Reza Pishro Released on the Bail

Posted on: May 11th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Reza Naseri Azad, nicknamed Reza Pishro, rap singer in Iran, who had been arrested by security forces on February 21 was released on the bail.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Reza Pishro is an Iranian singer and one of the first Persian rappers who had been arrested along with his program director, Hamid Nouri, by security forces on February 21. He was released on Thursday, March 8, 2018. (more…)

Three Student Activists Sentenced to Imprisonment

Posted on: May 11th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Mohsen Haghshenas, student of Stage Designing at Tehran University, was convicted by Tehran Revolutionary Court on charges of gathering and collusion with the intention of committing a crime against the security of the country and disturbing public order by taking part in illegal gatherings, to two years imprisonment. Leila Hossein Zadeh and Sina Rabiei, two other student activists, were sentenced to eight years imprisonment in total and a ban on leaving the country.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohsen Haghshenas was sentenced to two years imprisonment by the Revolutionary Court. (more…)

A Student Arrested in Tehran

Posted on: May 10th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Banafsheh Cheraghi, student of social sciences at Tehran University, was arrested at her house and taken to an unknown location by security forces on March 5, 2018.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Banafsheh Cheraghi, student of social sciences at Tehran University, was arrested on March 5, 2018. (more…)

A Prisoner Severely Beaten in Zahedan Prison

Posted on: May 10th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Mehdi Narouee, prisoner in the central prison of Zahedan, has been severely beaten by the head of prison. The beating was so severe that it broke his fingers and injured his face.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi Narouee, prisoner in the central prison of Zahedan, was severely beaten by Mohammd Ali Alizadeh, head of prison, after he protested against the disagreement with his furlough and his request for visits by prison judge on March 5, 2018. The beating was so severe that it broke his fingers and injured his face. (more…)

A Prisoner Beaten and Left in the Yard for 3 Days

Posted on: May 10th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Abdul Hakim Chakeri who has been imprisoned at Zahedan’s Central Prison from 19 months ago, after returning from a visit was insulted and beaten by prison staff due to his protest against the method of physical inspection. The prison authorities made him naked, handcuffed and shackled him, and beat him badly, and despite the bad physical condition, kept him in the ward’s yard for three days.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Abdul Hakim Chakeri, a security prisoner in the Central Prison of Zahedan, who has been detained for more than 19 months since he was arrested on charge of “acting against the national security”, after returning from a visit and insistence of two prison guards for physical inspection, was insulted and beaten by them, and was kept in the yard for three days. (more…)

Four Arab Civilians Arrested in Ramshir

Posted on: May 10th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – Four people from the city of Ramshir were arrested by the Khuzestan Intelligence Office’s agents and were transferred to the central prison of Ahvaz after two weeks of being held in the detention center of this Office.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the security forces have arrested four Arab citizens in Ramshir by raiding their house. (more…)