Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Exiled to ‘Dangerous Prisoners” Ward

Posted on: March 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist in Rajai Shahr prison, was exiled to the ward of “dangerous prisoners” by order of the prison director.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA), Behnam Ebrahimzadeh was deported to Hall 35 of ward 10, by order of Daryoush Amirian, the director of the prison on December 26, 2016. (more…)

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Transferred to a Hospital

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison, was transferred to Imam Khomeini hospital to begin his treatment and was returned to prison after carrying out preliminary tests. This prisoner will be admitted in the hospital soon.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Behnam (Asad) Ebrahimzadeh, labor was taken to Imam Khomeini Hospital for medical procedures regarding his “in spine and cervical spine” on December 20, 2016. (more…)

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Faces New Charges in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: December 10th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist in Rajai Shahr prison, who was transferred by force from ward 2 of Darul Quran, under the pretext of “transferring to the clinic”, to Hall 12, political prisoners’ Hall, in ward 4, following the inquisition and seizing his manuscripts by the prison security, has been threatened to form a news case against him, by the prison officials. This prisoner was seriously beaten in recent days by electronic shockers and now is suffering from severe gum infection, and is held in Hall 12, without his personal belongings.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), officers of the Office of Intelligence of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, inspected and seized the belongings and manuscripts of Behnam Ebrahimzadeh in this prison and transferred him to another ward, in the morning of Saturday, October 15. (more…)

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Begins the 7th Year in the Prison

Posted on: June 23rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – June 11 was the anniversary of the arrest of Behnam (Asad) Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist in Rajai Shahr prison and he has begun his seventh year in prison. His initial verdict has ended long ago and he is now serving a sentence to which he was sentenced in the prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), while Behnam Ebrahimzadeh’s sentence of 5 years was finished on August 1, 2015, Tehran Appeals Court sentenced him to 7 years, 10 months and 15 days in prison and 4our hundred and fifty thousand Tomans, by reducing the sentence of nine years and 6 months in prison. He is charged with “gathering and colluding to commit crimes against internal and external security” and propaganda against the regime. (more…)

Specific Prisoners not Allowed to Meet Authorities Visiting Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: June 14th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – On June 1, 2016, before the arrival of a delegation of high-ranking officials of the Human Rights Council of the Judiciary to visit the Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, prisoners who were thought to tend to protest, including “Behnam Ebrahimzadeh” imprisoned labor activist were transferred to the security office violently and were held there until the end of the visit of the delegation. This caused the protests of the prisoners.

According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), some of the prisoners who were thought to tend to protest, including “Behnam Ebrahimzadeh” imprisoned labor activist were taken to the security office violently and were held there until the end of the visit of the delegation. The purpose of this was to prevent them from talking to or protesting at the delegation of high-ranking officials of the Human Rights Council of the Judiciary and journalists. (more…)

Political Prisoners Kept along with Death Row Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: May 5th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Despite repeated claims of the prisons and security officials of addressing the principle of separation of prisoners on the base of their crimes in prisons, a large number of political or security prisoners have been exiled to Rajai Shahr prison where is the whereabouts of prisoners of violent crimes, a batch of prisoners who are kept separate from other political prisoners in the prison suffer more than the others. At least 20 prisoners in the prison are kept out of the dedicated place to political prisoners and with lots of problems.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the Department of Prisons claimed to address the principle of separation of prisoners on the base of their crimes in Iran’s prisons. According to the head of the Department, the country’s prisons have general classification, for example Rajai Shahr prison belongs to prisoners of violent crimes and Tehran prison belongs to prisoners on charge of theft crimes, also the Department claimed to address this principle inside the wards, too. (more…)

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Deprived of Medical Furlough

Posted on: March 15th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The Court verdict of 7 years, 10 months and 15 days in prison for Behnam (Asad) Ebrahimzadeh, imprisoned labor activists in Rajai Shahr prison, has not been communicated to him in writing yet and his family is trying to get a furlough permission for him.

One of this imprisoned labor activist’s close relatives in an interview told HRANA, Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran: “Mr. Ebrahimzadeh’s family went to see Mr. Hajiloo, at Tehran Prosecutor’s Office, to apply for furlough. They were given a letter addressed to the Central Forensic Office located in St. Somayeh, for confirmation of the disease of Nima Ebrahimzadeh, son of this imprisoned labor activist. The Central Forensic Office referred them to the Forensic Office in West Tehran and then to Imam Khomeini hospital and next Wednesday they will get the result”. (more…)

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Deprived Of Visiting His Ill Son

Posted on: February 23rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Rajai Shahr prison authorities have not agreed with the furlough of Behnam (As’ad) Ebrahimzadeh to visit his ill child in the hospital.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Nima Ebrahimzadeh teenager child of the imprisoned worker has leukemia since a long time ago and was transferred to the Mahak hospital on Thursday 18th of February. (more…)