Indifference of prison authorities to prisoners’ on-going hunger strike

Posted on: December 7th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Even 16 days after the hunger strike of 28 Political Prisoners at Urmieh Central Prison (Darya) and concerning health condition of some strikers, the prison authorities are committed to ignore their demands.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), since 20 November 2014, 29 Political Prisoners incarcerated at Ward 12 of Urmieh Central Prison have started an indefinite hunger strike in protest at the neglect of Separation of Crimes and other issues with their union. During the 9th day of their hunger strike “Mansour Around” a death row prisoner was suddenly exiled to Mahabad Prison. (more…)

Hunger strike at Uremia prison goes on

Posted on: December 1st, 2014

HRANA News Agency – The hunger strike of 29 political prisoners in central prison of Uremia has continued for its ninth day and one prisoner was transferred to Mahabad prison.

According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), prison authorities transferred Mansour Arvand, the prisoner who has sentenced to death and is on hunger strike along with 28 other political prisoners, to Mahabad without any previous note, on Saturday November 29. This day was the day that political prisoners of section number 12 could have visitors. (more…)

Death Row prisoners family seeking help from Human Rights Organisation

Posted on: August 25th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Afshari family is seeking help from Human Rights Organisations to save their children. They have two sons on the death row and the third one sentenced to imprisonment for political activities.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Afshari Family sent a letter to HRANA seeking help and attention of all Human Rights Organisations for their sons Habibolah Afshari, Ali Afshari and Jafar Afshari. They are specially worried about their sons’ death sentence to be executed. (more…)

7 political prisoners in critical health condition in Uremia Prison

Posted on: August 4th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – The condition of seven Kurdish prisoner of Uremia prison is critical.

Ali Ahmad Soliman, Mostafa Ali Ahmad, Himan Hasanzadeh, Ali Afshari, Kayvan Esmaeili Mamedi and Behruz Alkhani are the seven Kurdish prisoners who are in bad health condition and need to be hospitalized. (more…)

3 Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike

Posted on: May 4th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Three political prisoner of central prison of Uremia are still on hunger strike in solitary confinements.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Habib Afshari, Ali Afshari and Jafar Afshari, have been transferred to solitary confinements after beginning their hunger strike and are kept in solitary confinement after one week. (more…)

The death sentence for two Kurdish political prisoners approved

Posted on: October 29th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – The death sentence for two Kurdish political prisoners: Ali and Habib Afshari from Mahabad has been approved on charge of “Enmity against God”.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), quoted from Mokerian News Agency, the verdicts of two Kurdish activists who has been sentenced to death by the Iranian courts for “Enmity against God” and “Corruption on Earth” through ‘propaganda activities’ and ‘membership in a dissident group’ has been approved by the Iranian supreme court.

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