The List of Prisoners Charged with Muharebeh and Sentenced to More than 20 Years

Posted on: September 22nd, 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 at least 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different ways been sentenced to more than twenty years imprisonment (with the exception of life imprisonment sentences).

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different ways been sentenced to more than twenty years imprisonment (with the exception of life imprisonment sentences). 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…)

A Report On The Situation Of Karoon Prison In Ahvaz

Posted on: January 21st, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The following report is on the situation of Karoon prison in Ahvaz, followed with a list of some of its prisoners of conscience, which is still being completed.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Karoon prison is located in Sepidar area and hosts about 4500 inmates.  (more…)