A Comprehensive Report on the Situation of 9 Imprisoned Bahais in Iran

Posted on: December 10th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Fariba Kamal Abadi, Jamal-Aldin Khanjani, Mahvash Sabet, Afif Naimi, Saeed Rezai, Behrouz Tavakoli and Vahid Tizfah, are the seven administrative members of the Baha’i Community known as “Yaran-e Iran”, who along with Adel Naimi and Farhad Fahandezh have each been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment. This 9 Baha’i citizens are currently serving their long sentences at Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj and Evin Prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), “Yaran-e Iran” is the name of the group that were directing the administrative activities of the Baha’i Community in Iran.  This group was the replacement for the “National Spiritual Assembly of Iran” which was the administrative system and organizational structure of the Baha’is. This assembly was shut down by the Iranian Regime. Fariba Kamal Abadi, Jamal-Aldin Khanjani, Mahvash Sabet, Afif Naimi, Saeed Rezai, Behrouz Tavakoli and Vahid Tizfah, the seven directors of the Baha’i community, along with Adel Naimi and Farhad Fahandezh are 9 Baha’I Citizens who are currently serving their long 10 years imprisonment sentences at Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj and Evin Prison. (more…)

A Bahai prisoner’s wife has been arrested

Posted on: December 25th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Mozhde Zohuri, the wife of Farhad Fahandezh, has been arrested by Gorgan’s intelligence office.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the intelligence agents of Gorgan have arrested Mozhde Zohuri in her home as well as searching the home and taking religious books, the mobile phone and some personal properties and took her to an unknown location. (more…)

A Bahai is arrested in Gorgan

Posted on: May 10th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The intelligence agents have arrested Parisa Shahidi the Bahai citizen who live is Gorgan.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Tuesday 7th of May evening the intelligence agents of Gorgan has arrested Parisa Shahidi (Kashani), the Bahai citizen after searching his home and transferred her to an unknown place. (more…)

Uncertain situation of seven Baha’i detainees in Rajaie Shahr prison

Posted on: February 5th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – After two months of transferring and detention of seven Baha’i citizenس from Golestan province, still the detainees are in temporal detention and their situation is uncertain.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), after a lot of following up and haunt to Tehran and revolutionary court for provisional release by bail, their families have not succeeded.

The court officials passing the case to revolutionary court and the court is passing back to them. Also their lawyers could not able to visit their clients.

After the interrogation sessions of these seven Baha’is in Evin prison, they have been transferred to Rajaie Shahr prison while no trial formed for them and they have not been sentenced yet.

The families of these detainees have to travel frequently to Tehran and Karaj from their hometowns for visiting the prisoners and following up their situation.

Mr. Kourosh Zyari, one the seven detainees has serious injury on his leg and even until a week before detention, was not able to walk. Despite of his family’s following ups still he has not got any treatment or medical furlough from the prison officials or the other relevant officials.

Farahmand Sanaie, Farhad Fahandezh,Kamal Kashani, Payam Markazim ,Siamak Sadri and Foad Fahandezh are the other detainees who are currently in hall 12th of ward 4th in Rajaie Shahr prison.

 

Report of the violation of Baha’is rights in December and January

Posted on: January 25th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – During the continously repressions on the religious minority, Bahai’s, Static department of Human Rights Activists of Iran’s publications, published a report about abusing Baha’is rights in the December and January.

Following is the entire report:

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