4 Turkish Activists Sentenced to a Total of 45 Years in Prison

HRANA News Agency – The General and Revolutionary Court of Baharestan town, in Tehran, convicted four Turkish activists to a total of 45 years imprisonment and exile. Although the convictions have been made based on charges of organizing illegal groups, but the court documents indicate that they had no violent activities and they have been active mostly in the field of cultural and linguistic issues.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), based on a verdict issued by the General and Revolutionary Court of Baharestan town, in Tehran, Mr. Akbar Azad, journalist and researcher has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and 2 years exile in Dareh Shahr of Ilam province, Mr. Alireza Farshi has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment and 2 years exile in Bagh-e Malek of Khozestan province, Mr. Behnam Sheikhi has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and 2 years exile in Masjed Soleiman of Khozestan, and Hamid Manafi has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and 2 years exile in Azna city of Lorestan province.   Continue reading “4 Turkish Activists Sentenced to a Total of 45 Years in Prison”

An imprisoned Azeri activist released on the bail

HRANA News Agency – Mahmoud Ojaghloo, the Azeri activist has been released on 150 million Tomans bail, from Evin prison, on Sunday June 2.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ojaghloo is one of the seven Azeri civil activists who had been arrested on the International day od Mother Laguage and transferred to Evin prison. Continue reading “An imprisoned Azeri activist released on the bail”

An Azeri political prisoner released on the bail

HRANA News Agency – Hamid Manafi, the Azeri political activist, was released on 300 million Tomas bail, on Monday, May 26.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), this civil activist was arrested for attending in International Mother Language Day, along with 6 others, and transferred to Evin prison, on May 8. He was on hunger strike since May 25. Continue reading “An Azeri political prisoner released on the bail”

An Azeri political activist released on heavy bail

HRANA News Agency – Akbar Azad, the Azeri activist who was arrested on International Mother Tongue’s Day, has been released on bail.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Akbar Azad, the Azeri political activist, who was arrested on charge of having speech on Internanioal Mother Tongue’s Day in Tehran last March and was transferred to Evin prison has been released on 150 million Tomans bail, on Saturday, May 17. Continue reading “An Azeri political activist released on heavy bail”

Imprisoned Azeri activist in critical health condition

HRANA News Agency – Hamid Manafi, the Azerbaijaniani political activist was transferred to the clinic of Evin prison clinic because of his physical deterioration for the second time since his arrest.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Manafi was transferred to solitary confinement from general ward because of going on hunger strike since May 12. Later on, three days after he started Dry Hunger Strike, he was transferred to prison’s clinic as his physical condition was critical. Continue reading “Imprisoned Azeri activist in critical health condition”

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A political prisoner released on the bail

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Sheikhi, the Azeri activist, has been released on 300 million Tomans bail, on Wednesday May, 14.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), this Azeri activist who was arrested along with six others and was transferred to Evin prison on charge of participating in International Mother Language’s Day was in hunger strike since April 22, till his release. Continue reading “A political prisoner released on the bail”

Alireza Farshi released on the bail

HRANA News Agency – Alireza Farshi, the Azeri political activist, has been released from Evin prison on bail.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Alireza Farshi, the Azeri political prisoner and the expelled professor of international university of Jolfa, who was arrested and transferred to Evin prison on February 21, has been released on 100 million Toman bail, on last Tuesday, May 6. Continue reading “Alireza Farshi released on the bail”

Azeri prisoner transferred to the clinic of Evin prison

HRANA News Agency – Hamid Manafi, who was arrested on International Mother Tongue’s Day in Tehran, has been transferred from ward 209 of Evin prison to the clinic.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), he was transferred due to deterioration of his physical condition and having pain in chest. Continue reading “Azeri prisoner transferred to the clinic of Evin prison”