Political Prisoners of Rajai Shahr Prison Transferred to a New Hall

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – An estimated number of 50 Political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj have been transferred to a new security ward. In this ward, where even bathrooms are equipped with CCTV cameras, there are more limits for prisoners. This new situation has prompted political prisoners to protest. 12 prisoners have gone on hunger strike and 6 inmates are in solitary confinement. Tensions in this ward continue.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), with the presence of a large number of prison guards, and without prior notice, about 50 political prisoners in Hall 12 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were transferred to a place which has been built from a long time ago by the security forces. This site is equipped with a large number of surveillance cameras and surveillance devices, as well as shields that separate it from the rest of the prison. Political prisoners have been protesting at this place since their transfer, on July 30. (more…)

Political Prisoners Deprived of Visiting Their Imprisoned Family Members

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Some of the political prisoner of Rajaei Shahr in Karaj, whose siblings or other family members are imprisoned, too have monthly visits with them. But they were deprived of it for the second time, because of their refusal from wearing prison uniform and being in handcuffs and shackles.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on November 24, five political prisoners in Rajaei Shahr were deprived of having visits with their family members, due to their refusal from wearing prison’s uniform. (more…)

Political Prisoners Prevented from Visiting Their Other Imprisoned Family Members

Posted on: November 17th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Some of the political prisoners of Rajaei Shahr prison whose wives or other family members are also imprisoned, because of obligatory prison uniform and appearing with handcuffs and shackles, refused to have prisoner visits.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 5 political prisoners of Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj, refused to visit their family members who are also imprisoned, due to the obligatory prison uniform, handcuffs and shackles on October 25. (more…)