Ramin Hossein Panahi Transferred to Sanandaj Prison
HRANA News Agency – Ramin Hossein Panahi, political prisoner who has been detained for more than 200 days in the solitary confinements of the intelligence ministry and IRGC, has been transferred to Central Prison in Sanandaj on January 9, 2018.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ramin Hossein Panahi was transferred to Central Prison in Sanandaj.
Ramin Hossein Panahi, political prisoner who has been detained for more than 200 days in the solitary confinements of intelligence ministry and IRGC, has been transferred to Central Prison in Sanandaj on January 9, 2018.
This political prisoner had gone on hunger strike for 9 days to protest against his uncertain status in the Sanandaj intelligence office.
Earlier, Amjad Hossein Panahi, brother of Ramin and Afshin told HRANA’s reporter: “Ramin has been accused of propaganda against the regime and membership in Komala.”
On June 30, 2017, Amnesty International issued a statement and considered the arrest of five detainees after the recent conflict of Sanandaj as “arbitrary disappearance” and demanded that their destiny and their whereabouts to be known as well as clarity regarding the situation of Ramin Hossein Panahi who was wounded after the conflict in Sanandaj on June 30, 2017. The organization also urged Iranian authorities to promptly release the other people who were arrested solely on the basis of a family relationship with Ramin Hossein Panahi.
It should be recalled HRANA had reported previously that the IRGC forces had shot and arrested a political activist named Ramin Hussein Panahi near Sanandaj on June 22, 2017.
After the incident in Sanandaj on Friday, June 22, 2017, security forces arrested some of Ramin Hossein Panahi’s relatives, including Zibar, Ahmad and Afshin Hossein Panahi at his own house on the same day.
The last hearing on Ahmad, Zibar and Afshin Hossein Panahi was held at Branch 1 of Sanandaj Revolutionary Court headed by Judge Saeedi on October 25, 2017. At this hearing, Zibar and Ahmad Hossein Panahi were sentenced to 6 and 5 years imprisonment. Afshin Hossein Panahi, another defendant, was sentenced to eight and a half years imprisonment.
Earlier, Amjad Hossein Panahi, brother of Ramin and Afshin told HRANA’s reporter that all three had been accused of propaganda against the regime and cooperation with Kurdish opposition groups through participation in the celebration of New Year’s Eve.