27 Death Row Sunni Prisoners in Imminent Danger of Execution

Posted on: May 13th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The warden of ward 4 in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, has attended Hall 10 of this ward and has told the death row Sunni prisoners that their sentences had been referred to the executive office and  the risk of their execution is very high, if they were seeking forgiveness, they should write their letters soon.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the warden of ward four of the Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, Mr. Shojaee, has gone to Hall 10 of this prison, where there are 27 Sunni prisoners, with confirmed death sentences, and announced that all their verdicts had been referred to the executive office and the risk of their execution was very high on Saturday 30th April. He has told them: “If you are seeking forgiveness, you should write the requests soon. I do not want to feel guilty, later.” (more…)

18 political prisoners’ hunger strike turned the day 11th

Posted on: March 3rd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Eighteen political prisoner who were arrested on security charges started hunger strike since 11 days ago in Rajaie Shahr prison and Ghezel Hesar prison.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), six of the political prisoners sentenced to death and the rest of them sentenced to longterm imprisonment. Their hunger strike is in protest to transferring the six sentenced to death political prisoners to Ghezel Hesar prison and demanding re-investigating and fair trial for their dossiers.

Jamshid Dehghani, Jahangir Dehghani, Hadi Hossaini, Sedigh Mohammadi, Hamed Ahmadi and Kamal Mollaie in Ghezel Hesar prison and Ahmad Nasiri in Rajaie Shahr prison are the political prisoners who sentenced to death.

Also Sirous Hamidi sentenced to twenty years imprisonment, Jamal Soleimani to eleven years imprisonment, Jabbar to ten years imprisonment, Jamal Ghaderi to eight years imprisonment and Parviz Osmani to five years imprisonment are the names of the others who are spending their imprisonment in Rajaie Shahr prison of Karaj.

Besides of the above list there are some other detained in uncertain situation without trial and have not been sentenced yet. The followings are their names with their uncertain situation amount of time:

– Behrooz Shahnazari for forty five months
– Taleb Maleki for forty one months
– Pouria Mohammadi for thirty nine months
– Keikhosro Sharafipour for twenty six months
– Amel Diadashti for nineteen months
– Edris Ne’mati for twenty four months
– Mohammad Ahmad Sharifi for thirty four months