The List of Prisoners Charged with Muharebeh and Sentenced to More than 20 Years

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 at least 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different ways been sentenced to more than twenty years imprisonment (with the exception of life imprisonment sentences).
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different ways been sentenced to more than twenty years imprisonment (with the exception of life imprisonment sentences). 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:
Ayoub Porkar
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with an opposition organization (MEK).
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Kanoon prison of Shooshtar
Sakha Rigi
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Baluch opposition organization
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Ahwaz prison
Osman Mostafapour
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition organization (Kurdistan Democratic Party)
Date of arrest: 1991
Sentence: 35 years imprisonment
Location: Urmia prison
Kamaludin Mohei
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: 2008
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment
Location: Urmia prison
Seyed Sami Hosseini
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: June 4, 2008
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment
Location: Urmia prison
Ghader Mohammadzadeh
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: 2005
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment
Location: Urmia prison
Motalleb Ahmadian
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: 2010
Sentence: 31 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Saghez prison
Heiman Mostafaei
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: March 1, 2013
Sentence: 25 years imprisonment and retaliation
Location: Sanandaj prison
Fardin Faraji
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Komaleh)
Date of arrest: June 2011
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment
Location: Tabas prison
*He has recently left the country after being on furlough.
Ayoub Asadi
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Komaleh)
Date of arrest: June 2011
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment
Location: Kashmar prison
Rostam Arkia
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: 2008
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment
Location: Yazd prison
Khaled Zamani
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: 2008
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment
Location: Yazd prison
Changiz Ghadamkheir
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Komaleh)
Date of arrest: June 2011
Sentence: 40 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Masjed Soleiman prison
Kamal Sharifi
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition organization (Kurdistan Democratic Party)
Date of arrest: 2008
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Minab prison
Mohammad Hossein Rezaei
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Komaleh)
Date of arrest: June 2011
Sentence: 45 years imprisonment
Location: Minab prison
Shaker Baghi
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (PJAK)
Date of arrest: March 10, 2008
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Kashmar prison
Note: He is a citizen of Turkey
Ali Moradi
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party (Komaleh)
Date of arrest: February 18, 2004
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment
Location: Bandar Abbas prison
Raouf Hassan
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: 2004
Sentence: 25 years imprisonment and retaliation
Location: Sanandaj prison
Farshid Afkanehei
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: April 9, 2008
Sentence: 40 years imprisonment
Location: Saghez prison
Mohammad Halfi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: April 7, 2015
Sentence: 35 years imprisonment
Location: Ahwaz prison
Mehdi Sayahi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: April 7, 2015
Sentence: 35 years imprisonment
Location: Ahwaz prison
Mehdi Mahsobi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: April 7, 2015
Sentence: 35 years imprisonment
Location: Ahwaz prison
Ali Obeid Aval
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: April 7, 2015
Sentence: 35 years imprisonment
Location: Ahwaz prison
Amir Moavi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2010
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment
Location: Ahwaz prison
Ali Kalafi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: Winter 2013
Sentence: 25 years imprisonment and exile to Sari
Location: Sari prison
Hasan Naseri
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: Winter 2013
Sentence: 25 years imprisonment and exile to Sabzevar
Location: Sabzevar prison
Rahman Asakereh
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: December 2009
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment and exile to Mashhad
Location: Mashhad prison
Majid Sari
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2001
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment
Location: Ahwaz Clinic prison
Rahim Afrawi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: December 2000
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment and exile to Jiroft
Location: Jiroft prison
Ali Manbohi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2001
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment and exile to Jiroft
Location: Jiroft prison
Fateh Nikseresht
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2006
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment and exile to Semnan
Location: Semnan prison
Note: his father’s name is Abdullah
Ramezan Azari Naseri
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2006
Sentence: 30 years imprisonment and exile to Oghlieh
Location: Oghlieh prison
Salman Cha’pa’n
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: December 2012
Sentence: 25 years imprisonment and exile to Yazd
Location: Yazd prison
Note: his father’s name is Mash-hoot
Ahmad Diat
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: December 2012
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment and exile to Rasht
Location: Rasht prison
Note: his father’s name is Alivi
Seyed Jamal Mohammadi
Charges: Waging war against God through cooperation with a Kurdish opposition party
Date of arrest: June 4, 2008
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment in exile
Location: Qazvin prison
Parviz Neamati
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2011
Sentence: 28 years imprisonment
Location: Zahedan prison
Taj Mohammad Iranshahri
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2011
Sentence: 25 years imprisonment
Location: Zahedan prison
Saz Mohammad Baloochi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2007
Sentence: 21 years imprisonment
Location: Zahedan prison
Abed Bampoori
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2007
Sentence: 21 years imprisonment
Location: Zahedan prison
Esmagh Kalkali
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2007
Sentence: 21 years imprisonment
Location: Zahedan prison
Yahya Chabahari
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2010
Sentence: 25 years imprisonment and exile
Location: –
Meisam Ahmad Shirani
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: October 2010
Sentence: 22 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Ardabil prison
Note: his father’s name is Chaker
Gol Mohammad Shahbazi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2010
Sentence: 32 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Ardabil prison
Noor Ahmad Hasan Zehi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2010
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Ardabil prison
Abdulrahman Rigi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2010
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Qazvin prison
Esmaeil Wafaei
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: March 2005
Sentence: 20 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Ahwaz prison
Abdulmalek Ghanbar Zehi
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2010
Sentence: 33 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Chenaran prison
Gol Mohammad Shahvari
Charges: Waging war against God
Date of arrest: 2010
Sentence: 33 years imprisonment and exile
Location: Chenaran prison

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