Ali Zahed’s Sentence Reduced to 15 Years

Posted on: May 28th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – The sentence of Ali Zahed, political prisoner detained in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, who had been previously sentenced to life imprisonment, was reduced by the Supreme Court to 20 years imprisonment, and eventually with Article 134, it was reduced to 15 years in prison. Mr. Zahed was arrested in May 2008, on charge of Moharebeh, and sentenced to life imprisonment in Tehran’s Revolutionary Court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the life time imprisonment sentence of Ali Zahed, political prisoner that had been violated by Judge Razini about two years ago, has been reduced by the Supreme Court to 20 years, and ultimately with the application of Article 134, was reduced to 15 years imprisonment. (more…)

Ali Zahed; Still Awaiting the Court Session

Posted on: September 11th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ali Zahed, political prisoner at Ward 350 in Evin Prison, has been kept in limbo for more than a year, after his life imprisonment sentence was broken. His case has been referred to Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court, however, there is still no information on determining the date and time for the case in order to be treated.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the life time imprisonment sentence for Ali Zahed was revoked by Judge Razini about a year ago at the Supreme Court. His case has been referred to Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran a few months ago. However, there is still no indication of the timing of the trial. (more…)

The List of Male Prisoners with the Charge of Muharebeh and Life-Time Sentence

Posted on: September 4th, 2016

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 tens of prisoners who have been sentenced to life-time prison on charge of Muharebeh, at least 26 of whom are the men. The following list is the second list of prisoners with the charge of Muharebeh.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least 26 male prisoners are sentenced to life-time prison on charge of Muharebeh in different prisons around the country. 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. (more…)

The Names of 32 Prisoners who Have Been Charged with Muharebeh

Posted on: May 30th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – More than 70 political prisoners are kept in Rajaei Shahr and Evin prisons who have been charged with Muharebeh. Considering the recent changes in the penal code, they need to be re-tried. After a re-trial most of these prisoners are expected to be released. HRANA published the names of 32 prisoners of these two prisons who have been charged with Muharebeh.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), considering the fact that article 186 has been superseded, political prisoners with the charge of Muharebeh need to be re-tried. Therefore the names of 32 prisoners who are imprisoned in Evin and Rajaei Shahr prisons on this charge are being published by HRANA. (more…)

Ali Zahed Sent To Furlough

Posted on: September 17th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Ali Zahed, political prisoner, has been sent to furlough for the first time after 7 years.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ali Zahed was sent to furlough from Evin prion after 7 years for the first time, on Monday September 7. The sentence of Ali Zahed who had been convicted to death, was recently reduced to life time prison. (more…)

The latest list of the political prisoners in the Evin prison

Posted on: April 11th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – There are more than 206 political prisoners in the 350 and women’s sections of the Evin prison. This includes both who have definite sentences and those who are under temporary arrest.

Although the section 350 is one of the public sections of the Evin prison, the prisoners there are prevented from their basic rights like telephone contact or meeting their families.

Here is the list of these 206 prisoners prepared by the Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA): (more…)