Two Bahais Arrested in Yazd

HRANA News Agency – Security forces in Yazd have searched the home of the Baqeri family, for the third time in the past year.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), they seized personal items and arrested Nasser and Qa’ez Baqeri. Continue reading “Two Bahais Arrested in Yazd”

Fariba Ashtari Begins Her 2-Year Sentence in Yazd Prison

HRANA News Agency – On Feburary 21, Mrs. Fariba Ashtari, a Bahai from Yazd, reported to the central prison in the city to begin serving a 2-year sentence.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), she has also been given a 12-month suspended sentence. Continue reading “Fariba Ashtari Begins Her 2-Year Sentence in Yazd Prison”

Two Bahais Begin their Sentences in Arak and Kerman

HRANA News Agency – On January 31, Navid Haqiqi and Shahram Falah reported to prisons in Arak and Kerman, respectively, to begin serving 3-year sentences for their faith.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), in August 2012, 20 Bahais were arrested in central Iran: 10 in Yazd and Isfahan and 10 others in towns and cities such as Shahin Shahr, Vila Shahr, Arak and Kerman. Continue reading “Two Bahais Begin their Sentences in Arak and Kerman”

20 Bahais receive heavy sentences in Yazd

HRANA News Agency – A court in Yazd has sentenced 20 Bahais to a total of 78 years in prison.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on August 1, 2011, agents from the Ministry of Intelligence raided many Bahai homes in the cities of Yazd , Isfahan, Kerman and Arak, and arrested 17 Bahais. Two weeks later, three more Bahais were arrested in Yazd. After one month in detention, they were all released on bail. About a year later they were tried, and given sentences totaling 78 years. These sentences have only now been confirmed by the court of review. They are as follows: Continue reading “20 Bahais receive heavy sentences in Yazd”

3 Bahais are sentenced to 10 years in prison

HRANA News Agency – Fariba Ashtari, Shabnam Motahhed and Iman Rashidi, the 3 Bahai citizens have been sentenced to in sum 10 years in prison by Yazd revolutionary court.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), each of Fariba Ashtari and Shabnam Motahhed are sentenced to 3 years in prison and Iman Rashidi is sentenced to 4 years of imprisonment. Continue reading “3 Bahais are sentenced to 10 years in prison”

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