Dozens of Sunni Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj; Additional Information

Posted on: August 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Lack of transparency of Iranian judiciary has caused a confusion about the fate of death row Sunni prisoners who had been taken to solitary confinements on Monday. In the newest remarks, the Attorney General has declared the number of executed prisoners to be 20. Such a high number of executions is in itself rare.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), after 36 death row Sunni prisoners were taken unexpectedly to solitary confinements of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, the families of at least 21 of them were summoned to the prison for the last visit. However none of them managed to show up in the prison because of long distances and abnormal rush in carrying out the executions. (more…)

Death Row Sunni Prisoners Beaten by Prison Guards in Solitary Confinements

Posted on: August 2nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Some minutes ago, the Sunni death row prisoners who are being kept in the IRGC’s solitary confinements in Rajai Shahr Prison after learning about the mass-executions of their fellows began to protest. They were beaten by the prison guard as they were handcuffed and shackled. Other Sunni prisoners in hall 7 have gone on hunger strike. The warning alarm is to be heard in the prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), 10 to 29 of 36 Sunni prisoners who had been transferred to IRGC’s solitary confinements in Rajai Shahr Prison were executed this morning. (more…)

Sunni Prisoners Go on Hunger Strike in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: August 2nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The Sunni prisoners of hall 7 of ward 21 of Rajai Shahr prison have gone on hunger strike in protest at mass-execution of Sunni prisoners which occurred today morning.

The situation in Rajai Shahr Prison is very tense.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the Sunni prisoners of hall 7 of ward 21 of Rajai Shahr Prison have gone on hunger strike “to protest at executing their friends and expressing their condolences to the families of the executed prisoners.” (more…)

Dozens of Sunni Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

Posted on: August 2nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Dozens of Sunni prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. The families confirmed that they had seen the corpses of these prisoners in Kahrizak forensics.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), at least 36 Sunni death row prisoners of ward 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison had been handcuffed, shackled, blindfolded and taken to solitary confinements to be executed. (more…)

36 Sunni Prisoners Transferred to Solitary Confinements to be Executed

Posted on: August 2nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Last night, in an unexampled raid, 36 Sunni death row prisoners of ward 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison were handcuffed, shackled and blindfolded by the prison guard and taken to solitary confinements. The families of at least 21 prisoners have been summoned to the prison to have their last visit before the executions.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least 36 Sunni death row prisoners of ward 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison have been taken to solitary confinements to be executed. (more…)

TV Reporters Filmed and Interviewed Death Row Sunni Prisoners

Posted on: July 15th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Last week the crew of Channel One of IRIB went to the Hall of death row Sunni prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison of Karaj and after filming the hall that which had been previously cleaned, asked to have interviews with a number of prisoners who mainly have been detained since eight years ago.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on Wednesday, June 29, the crew of Channel One of IRIB went to Hall 10 (the whereabouts of death row Sunni prisoners) of ward 4 of Rajai Shahr prison of Karaj. (more…)

Supreme Court reviewing 16 Sunni prisoners’ cases

Posted on: February 4th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – The cases of at least 16 death row Sunni prisoners have been submitted for review by the Supreme Court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the cases of Behrouz Shahnazari, Shahram Ahmadi, Kaveh Sharifi, Mamousta Kaveh Veysi, Taleb Maleki, Arash Sharifi, Mokhtar Rahimi, Idris Nemati, Mohammad yavar Rahimi, Mohammad Gharibi, Pouria Mohammadi, Bahman Rahimi, Alam Barmashti and three other Sunni prisoners sentenced to death, who requested anonymity, are sent for reviewing to Branch 32 of the Supreme Court. (more…)

Six sentenced to death prisoners of conscience transferred to ward 350

Posted on: November 27th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Six sentenced to death prisoners of conscience who have been kept in the solitary confinement cells of ward 240 of Evin prison, are transferred to ward 350.

 

According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Kaveh Veisi, Mokhtar Rahimi, Kaveh Sharifi, Behrouz Shahnazari, Taleb Maleki and Shahram Ahmadi, the Sunni prisoners who have been sentenced to death, are transferred to ward 350 of Evin prison on November 21st. after 15 days hunger strike. (more…)

Six Sunni prisoners are on hunger strike in Evin prison

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Six Sunni prisoners of conscientious, who were sentenced to death, are on their 15th days of hunger strike in solitary confinement, in ward 240 of Evin prison.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), two of these prisoners, with the names of Mamusta Kaveh Veysi and Mokhtar Rahimi, have been transferred from Rajai Shahr prison to solitary confinement of ward number 240 of Evin prison. (more…)

No news from seven sentenced to execution Sunni prisoners’ location

Posted on: October 21st, 2013

HRANA News Agency – There is no news of seven Sunni prisoners who were kept lately in Rajaie Shahr prison of Karaj.

 

According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Kaveh Veisi and Mokhtar Rahimi the Sunni prisoners sentenced to execution have been transferred from hall No. 10 of Rajaie Shahr prison to unknown location on September 29 and till now there is no news from how they are doing and their whereabouts.  (more…)