The List of Male Prisoners with the Charge of Muharebeh and Life-Time Sentence

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners who have been charged with Muharebeh according to the old Penal Code, would find the chance of a retrial, after the changes and may receive reduction in their sentences or be released. Currently there are tens of prisoners who have been sentenced to life-time prison on charge of Muharebeh, at least 26 of whom are the men. The following list is the second list of prisoners with the charge of Muharebeh.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least 26 male prisoners are sentenced to life-time prison on charge of Muharebeh in different prisons around the country. Due to the changes in the Islamic Penal Code in 2013, these prisoners may request for a retrial. Some might receive reduction in their sentences and some others who have served many years in prison may get released.
According to the new Islamic Penal Code, the definitions of MUharebeh (waging war against the God), Fesad-Fel-Arz (Corruption on earth) and Baghy (sacrilege and belligerence), issued in 2013, in articles 279 to 288 were changed. According to part B of article 10 of the Islamic Penal Code issued in 2013, the judge is mandated to issue or execute the sentence according to the latest update of the law. Besides, defendants can request for a reduction of their sentences according to the new law.
The names of these prisoners along with some additional information which has been confirmed by HRANA are as following:
Mohammad Nazari
Charge: Muharebah through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Democratic party of Kurdistan)
Date of arrest: May 29, 1994
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Medical condition: He is suffering from heart disease and slipped disc, and has been deprived of furlough and proper medical treatment for 22 years
Khaled Fereydooni
Charge: Muharebah through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Democratic party of Kurdistan)
Date of arrest: September 1999
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Description: Since more than 16 years ago, he has been deprived of furlough
Omar Faghihpoor
Charge: Muharebah through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Democratic party of Kurdistan)
Date of arrest: September 1999
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Description: when he was arrested, his daughter was 3 years old and he has never been able to be with his family during the last 17 years
Khaled Hardani
Charge: Muharebah by hijacking a plain
Date of arrest: November 13, 2000
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Farhang Poormansouri
Charge: Muharebah by hijacking a plain
Date of arrest: November 13, 2000
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Shahram Poormansouri
Charge: Muharebah by hijacking a plain
Date of arrest: November 13, 2000
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Saeid Masoori
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with an opposition group (Mojahedin-e-Khalgh)
Date of arrest: January 8, 2001
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Afshin Baimani
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with an opposition group (Mojahedin-e-Khalgh)
Date of arrest: September 5, 2000
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Hamzeh Savari
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with opposition Arab parties
Date of arrest: 1996
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Description: Two of his brothers were executed in 2007
Karim Maroof Aziz
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with foreign governments (Iraqi Baath regime)
Date of arrest: 1996
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj (Gohardasht)
Description: He is an Iraqi citizen and has served in prison for many years
Ali Zahed
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with an opposition group (Monarchy)
Date of arrest: 2008
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Evin prison
Gholamhossain Kalbi
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with an opposition group (Mojahedin-e-Khalgh)
Date of arrest: January 8, 2001
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karron prison in Ahvaz
Saeid Shahghale
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with an opposition group (Mojahedin-e-Khalgh)
Date of arrest: 2001
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Mahshar prison
Amr Imami
Charge: Muharebah through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Democratic party of Kurdistan)
Date of arrest: June 1, 1996
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Yazd prison
Vali Doroodi
Charge: Muharebah through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Democratic party of Kurdistan)
Date of arrest: June 1, 1996
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Yazd prison
Younes Aghayan
Charge: Muharebah by acts against the national security
Date of arrest: October 2004
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Yazd prison
Description: this prisoner was arrested during the conflict between police forces and followers of Hagh faith (Ahl-e-Hagh) Yarsan in Uch-Tappeh village in Miyandoab
Nazem Barihi
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with a bomb plotting operation
Date of arrest: October 9, 2005
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karoon prison of Ahvaz
Abdu Alzahra Haliji
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with a bomb plotting operation
Date of arrest: 2005
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karoon prison of Ahvaz
Abdu Al-Imam Zayeri
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with a bomb plotting operation
Date of arrest: 2004
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karoon prison of Ahvaz
Description: His father’s name is Mahmood
Yahya Naseri
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with a bomb plotting operation
Date of arrest: October 2, 2007
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karoon prison of Ahvaz
Description: His father’s name is Mansour
Seyed Mokhtar Alboshookeh
Charge: Muharebah by acts against the national security
Date of arrest: March 2011
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karoon prison of Ahvaz
Description: His father’s name is Mohammad
Seyed Jaber Alboshookeh
Charge: Muharebah by acts against the national security
Date of arrest: March 2011
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karoon prison of Ahvaz
Description: His father’s name is Mohammad
Mohammadali Amvari
Charge: Muharebah by acts against the national security
Date of arrest: January 2011
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karoon prison of Ahvaz
Description: His father’s name is Mansour
Hossain Abiyat
Charge: Muharebah by acts against the national security
Date of arrest: 2013
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Karoon prison of Ahvaz
Saber Mamedi
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with Kurdish opposition parties (PIJAK)
Date of arrest: April 30, 2011
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Salmas prison
Nazmin Haidari
Charge: Muharebah by cooperation with Kurdish opposition parties (PIJAK)
Date of arrest: April 30, 2011
Sentence: life-time prison
Prison/detention centre: Salmas prison
Need to be mentioned that the list above is the second list of the prisoners with Muharebeh charges in Iran’s prisons. HRANA will continue to publish the list of other prisoners, with the intention of attracting the public attention and with the hope that it would help improve the condition of political prisoners in Iran.

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