The List of Death Row Prisoners Charged with Muharebeh

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The prisoners who have been convicted on charges of Muharebeh under the old law, have the possibility of a retrial, commutation of their sentences or being released, with regard to the changes on these kinds of charges in the IPC. At the moment, dozens of prisoners, including at least twenty-four male prisoners in Iran prisons have been sentenced to death on charge Muharebeh. The current below is the sixth list of the series of “Prisoners accused of Muharebeh” about these 24 imprisoned men.

According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), there are at least twenty four male death row prisoners who have been charged with Muharebeh, in different ways, are being held in Iran prisons. These prisoners can apply for a judicial review, due to the changes in the Islamic Penal Code in 2013. (more…)

The Sentences of 3 Sunni Prisoners Reduced to 12 Years

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The appeal court reduced the sentences of three Sunni prisoner in Rajaei Shahr prison, to 12 years in prison. These prisoners who had previously been sentenced to death, were sentenced to 15 years in prison after the supreme court reject the sentence, and their retrial.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the sentence of 15 years in prison of three Sunni prisoners of Rajaei Shahr with the names of Taymoor Naderizadeh, Farshid Naseri and Farzad Shahnazari, who are being kept in hall number 21 in ward 7, were reduced to 12 years in prison in the appeal court. (more…)

Death Sentences of 3 Sunni Prisoners Commuted by the Supreme Court

Posted on: November 9th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – After the “Black Monday” in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj when by transferring 37 Sunni prisoners under tight security measurements to solitary confinement, at least 20 of them were executed, reportedly the execution of three Sunni prisoners have been canceled and they were sentenced to 15 years imprisonment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the death sentences of three Sunni prisoners namely Taimor Naderizadeh, Farzad Shahnazari, Farshid Naseri have been rejected in the Supreme Court and after returning to branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, their sentences have been changed to 15 years in prison. (more…)

A Report about the Condition of 51 Sunni Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: September 19th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – After the “Black Monday” when 37 Sunni prisoner under high security conditions were transferred to solitary confinements and the execution of at least 20 of them, currently 51 Sunni prisoners with different sentences including death row ones in ward number 7 are serving under stress and daily fear.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), currently 51 Sunni prisoners are being kept in hall number 21 of ward number 7 of Rajaei Shahr prison. (more…)

5 Survivors of Sunni Prisoners’ Executions Returned to the Ward

Posted on: August 13th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Five of at least 36 Sunni prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj who had been transferred to solitary confinements on this prison’s Black Monday, were taken back to Hall 7. According to Tehran prosecutor who had claimed that 20 prisoners had been executed, the number of prisoners who had not been executed must be more than this, but still there is no news about the rest of them.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Farshid Naseri, Barzan Nasraollahzade, Seyed Jamal Seyed Mousavi, Farzad Shahnazari, and Teymoor Naderzadeh, five Sunni prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison, were taken back to Hall 7 of the Revolutionary Guards in Rajai Shahr prison 7 days after the Black Monday. (more…)

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…)