Civil activist Atena Daemi is being denied the right to make phone calls in Lakan Prison in Rasht.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Daemi went on a hunger strike on August 12 in protest of repeated telephone cuts and prison mismanagement.
She ended her strike on August 17 following the fixation of telephone cuts, and the release of prisoners whose release was delayed for weeks. Now, however, it appears that prison authorities are once again denying the activist phone access.
Ensieh Daemi, Atena’s sister, said on her social media page, “They have taken Atena’s phone card, and they have deprived her of the right to contact us. After being six years in prison, Atena could guess [knew] that they may deprive her of making phone calls, but she was happy that the phone cuts will be fixed, and the rest of the prisoners can make phone calls, and freedom will be restored.”
HRANA News Agency – Daemi sisters (Athena, Ensieh and Haniyeh) were sentenced to three months and one day imprisonment each, by branch 1162 of Quds judiciary complex in Tehran. According to the decree, Ensieh and Haniyeh Daemi’s sentences have been suspended for one year.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), this decree has cleared Athena Daemi and her sisters of the alleged refusal to execute an arrest warrant, but Branch 1162 Penal Court of Tehran, presided by Judge Ali Babaei, on charge of “insulting officers in the line of duty” says: “Charges are clear and indisputable, and according to Article 609 of the Penal Code Act of 1978, each defendant has been sentenced to three months and one day imprisonment, counting the days of previous detention, and by considering specific circumstances of the second and third row of the accused, the court do not interest to sentence them now and according to the articles 46 and 49 of the Penal Code Act of 2013, has suspended the sentence for one year”. Continue reading “Daemi Sisters Sentenced to 91 Days of Imprisonment”
HRANA News Agency – Atena Daemi, imprisoned human rights activist in Evin Prison, has gone on hunger strike in protest against “the fake case” and judicial condemnation of her family members. Ms. Daemi has lost 10 kg weight and has physical problems.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Atena Daemi, human rights defender who is imprisoned in the women’s ward in Evin prison, has gone on hunger strike to protest against the conviction of her sisters, Ensieh and Haniyeh Daemi, as “hostages” of the families of political prisoners, since the morning of Saturday April 8, 2017. Continue reading “Atena Daemi on Hunger Strike in Evin Prison”
HRANA News Agency – Two sisters of Atena Daemi, imprisoned human rights defender, were acquitted of the accusations made by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, based on a warrant issued recently by Shahid Moghadas Court, in Evin.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ensieh and Hanieh Daemi, two sisters of Atena Daemi, human rights defender who is imprisoned in women’s ward in Evin prison, were acquitted of the accusations made by the Revolutionary Guards, based on a warrant issued recently by Branch 4 of Shahid Moghadas Court in Evin. Continue reading “The Court Acquitted Atena Daemi’s Sisters”
HRANA News Agency – The trial of three members of Atena Daemi’s family was held in Shahid Moghadas Court in Evin Prison. Two sisters and one of the brothers in law of this family attended the hearing. According to the interrogator, the brother in law was acquitted and Atena’s two sisters were released on the bail after being charged.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the trial of two sisters of Atena Daemi and her brother in law was held in Branch 4 of Shahid Moghadas Court on January 23, 2017. Continue reading “Atena Daemi’s Family Members Tried in Evin Court”