Death Sentences of 3 Sunni Prisoners Commuted by the Supreme Court

Posted on: November 9th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – After the “Black Monday” in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj when by transferring 37 Sunni prisoners under tight security measurements to solitary confinement, at least 20 of them were executed, reportedly the execution of three Sunni prisoners have been canceled and they were sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the death sentences of three Sunni prisoners namely Taimor Naderizadeh, Farzad Shahnazari, Farshid Naseri have been rejected in the Supreme Court and after returning to branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, their sentences have been changed to 15 years in prison. (more…)

A Report about the Condition of 51 Sunni Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: September 19th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – After the “Black Monday” when 37 Sunni prisoner under high security conditions were transferred to solitary confinements and the execution of at least 20 of them, currently 51 Sunni prisoners with different sentences including death row ones in ward number 7 are serving under stress and daily fear.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), currently 51 Sunni prisoners are being kept in hall number 21 of ward number 7 of Rajaei Shahr prison. (more…)

Sunni prisoner Barzan Nasrollah Zadeh transferred to hospital

Posted on: October 24th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – A Sunni prisoner awaiting execution in Iran was rushed to hospital in an emergency transfer on Saturday, before being sent back to prison without receiving adequate medical treatment. The move comes just a month after he was transferred to hospital in similar circumstances in September 2014.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Sunni prisoner of conscience Barzan Nasrollah Zadeh, who has endured four years of extreme abdominal pain without receiving adequate medical care, was transferred to the Imam Khomeini hospital in Karaj on Saturday 18 October 2014. (more…)

Sunni prisoner awaiting execution transferred to hospital

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Barzan Nasrollah Zadeh, a Sunni prisoner of conscience awaiting execution in Iran’s Rajai Shahr prison, was transferred to hospital yesterday following a deterioration in his condition.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), despite doctors saying that Barzan was in urgent need of surgery, he was transferred for an unknown reason back to Rajai Shahr prison within a few hours, without receiving medical treatment. (more…)

Court prevents lawyer from accessing files of five Sunni prisoners

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Branch 28 of the Revolutionary court in Tehran has prevented a lawyer from accessing the files of five Sunni prisoners sentenced to death in Iran, under the pretext that the cases are ‘secret and confidential’.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the families of the prisoners had tried to appoint a leading Iranian lawyer, Mr Ehsan Mazin, to be involved in the defense of the five death-row prisoners. (more…)