3 Prisoners Ended Their Hunger Strikes in Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Hadi Asgari and Amin Afshar Naderi, two Christians and Omid Shahmoradi Sanandaji, security prisoner, ended their hunger strikes with the authorities’ favourable promises.
According to the report of Human Rights Atavists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), following the attendance of Mr. Bakhtiari, chief of the Attorney General, and Mr. Khairuddin, Deputy Attorney General, at Hall 12 of Evin prison, on February 14, 2017, and promising to solve the issues with the prisoners’ cases and advising them to end their hunger strike also warning signs of Omid Shahmoradi’d illness, this prisoner ended his hunger and medication strike, after 10 days. Continue reading “3 Prisoners Ended Their Hunger Strikes in Evin Prison”

The Latest Status on Imprisoned Christians Arrested in Firoozkooh

HRANA News Agency – Amin Afshar Naderi, one of the Christian converts who are held in Evin prison since six months ago, has gone on hunger strike in protest against his status. Two citizens of the five detained Christians were released on the bail and three others are still in Evin prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Amin Afshar Naderi Christian convert in Ward 4 of Evin prison has gone on hunger strike in protest against his status since February 5, 2017. He has lost 5 kg weight and his blood pressure was registered to be 11 over 9. Continue reading “The Latest Status on Imprisoned Christians Arrested in Firoozkooh”

Two Christians on Hunger Strike in Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Hadi Asgari and Amin Afshar Naderi Christian converts who are detained in Evin prison, have gone on hunger strike in protest at the uncertainty in over six months after his arrest.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hadi Asgari, Christian convert imprisoned in ward 4 of Evin prison, has gone on hunger strike protesting against the uncertainty in over six months after his arrest, also  interdiction of his release on the bail, since February 11, 2017. Continue reading “Two Christians on Hunger Strike in Evin Prison”

Hadi Asgari in an Undecided Condition in the 6th Month of Detention

HRANA News Agency – Hadi Asgari, Christian convert in Evin prison, has been held in an undecided condition for a period of 5 months in this prison. While no trial has been held for him so far, his freedom on the bail also has been prevented.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hadi Asghari, a Christian convert, was arrested due to attending a house church on August 26, 2016. Continue reading “Hadi Asgari in an Undecided Condition in the 6th Month of Detention”

A Report on the Situation of Detained Christians

HRANA News Agency – After nearly three weeks, five detained Christians in Firoozkooh are held in Evin prison under detention. 17 Christians were present at the place where they were arrested (a personal garden), two of them were notified that they had been fired from their jobs after Intelligence Ministry officials visited their workplaces. Also according to the reports, two days after the raid of security forces, the garden which is a personal property, has been seized and security forces released abandoned animals of the garden and prevent the owner from entering it.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ramin Bet Tamers, Amin Afshar Naderi, Hadi Asgari, Mohamad Dehnavard and Amir Saman Dashti five detained Christians are held in Evin prison still. However, the relevant authorities refuse to provide their families with further information on their status. Continue reading “A Report on the Situation of Detained Christians”

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Increasing Pressure on Christians in Iran

HRANA News Agency – The pressures have increased on religious minorities in Iran in recent months. At least 31 Christians, including 3 citizens of Azerbaijan Republic have been arrested in Isfahan, Tehran and Firoozkooh. 19 of these are under detention and the fate of 11 people is not known yet.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), in recent months, at least 31 Christians, including 3 citizens of Azerbaijan Republic have been arrested in Isfahan, Tehran and Firoozkooh and the fate of some of them is not known yet. Continue reading “Increasing Pressure on Christians in Iran”

No Information about 5 Arrested Christians

HRANA News Agency – After one week since the arrest of 5 Christians in Firoozkooh, there is no information about the place that they are being detained at. Their names has not been registered in any of Tehran’s prisons and efforts made by their families and lawyers had no result.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), there is no information about the status of Ramin Bet Tamers, Amin Afshar Naderi, Hadi Asgari, Mohamad Dehnavard and Amir Saman Dashti, 5 Christians who went for picnic to Firoozkooh, and were arrested by the intelligence forces on Friday, August 26. Continue reading “No Information about 5 Arrested Christians”

7 Christians Arrested in Firoozkooh

HRANA News Agency – On August 26, seven Christian converts who had gone to Firoozkooh with their families were detained by the Intelligence Ministry. Two of these citizens were released immediately but the whereabouts and condition of five others are unknown so far.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on August 26, Ramin Bet Tamers, Amin Afshar Naderi, Hadi Asgari, Mohamad Dehnavard and Amir Saman Dashti with their wives had gone to Firoozkooh for fishing and picnics. Around 1:30 PM, Ministry of Intelligence agents attacked them and separated the men from women. Amin Afshar Naderi asked them for a warrant but they refused to show a warrant and beat him. Continue reading “7 Christians Arrested in Firoozkooh”