Adnan Rahmat-Penah Faces a New Sentence

HRANA News Agency – A court in Shiraz has handed down another 18-month sentence for Adnan Rahmat-Penah, a Bahai from Shiraz who has served nearly 5 months of a one-year sentence in Adel-Abad prison in Shiraz.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on March 11, the lower court sentenced him to 6 months in prison on charges of insulting the President of Iran and 12 months for preparing and distributing means of evading the filters which the Iranian government has imposed on internet traffic. Continue reading “Adnan Rahmat-Penah Faces a New Sentence”

Adnan Rahmat-Penah granted medical leave

HRANA News Agency – Adnan Rahmat-Penah, who is serving a one-year sentence in Adel-Abad prison in Shiraz, had been denied necessary medical treatment.

According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the Ministry of Intelligence withheld permission, but after two weeks, as his condition worsened, prison officials sent him for treatment without the permission from the Ministry of Intelligence. Continue reading “Adnan Rahmat-Penah granted medical leave”

Adnan Rahmat-Penah Denied Medical Leave

HRANA News Agency – Adnan Rahmat-Penah, a Bahai from Shiraz who began a one-year sentence in Adel-Abad prison in Shiraz on November 11, 2014, caught a cold some days ago and his physical condition has deteriorated due to poor conditions, especially the heating system.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Adnan’s ears have also become infected, but prison officials demanded that his family to pay 20,000 Tomans (about 7 dollars) for an examination by a special doctor. Continue reading “Adnan Rahmat-Penah Denied Medical Leave”

Adnan Rahmat-Penah begins one-year sentence in Shiraz

HRANA News Agency – Adnan Rahmat-Penah, a Bahai from Shiraz, reported to Adel-Abad prison on November 11, to begin serving a one-year sentence.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), he was arrested during a raid on his home on December 12, 2012, and taken to the Ministry of Intelligence’s Detention Facility 100 in Shiraz. Continue reading “Adnan Rahmat-Penah begins one-year sentence in Shiraz”