IRAN: Over 32 Months in Solitary Confinement; Hamza Rigi, Baluch Political Prisoner

Posted on: February 2nd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – It’s over 32 months that Hamza Rigi, Balouch political prisoner is being held in solitary confinement by Iranian regime.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hamza Rigi was arrested on charge of relating to Jondollah opposition group and was sentenced to death in the revolutionary court of Zahedan and his verdict has been confirmed.

Hamza Rigi also had been on hunger strike in protest of his verdict more than 25 days.

“Hamza Rigi was under 18 years old when he was arrested and his death sentence is against International Convention that Islamic Republic has signed it too. Hamza was tortured when he was arrested and most of his confessions was under the torture.”  one of his relatives told HRANA’s reporter.

 

Hamza Rigi, Baluch political prisoner on 26th day of hunger strike

Posted on: October 25th, 2012

HRANA News Agency – Hamza Rigi, Iranian Baluch political prisoner who has been arrested 30 months ago, held in Solitary Confinement is in 26th day of his hunger strike.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hamza Rigi was arrested on charge of relating to Jondollah opposition group and was sentenced to death in the revolutionary court of Zahedan and his verdict has been confirmed.

“Hamza Rigi was under 18 years old when he was arrested and his death sentence is against International Convention that Islamic Republic has signed it too. Hamza was tortured when he was arrested and most of his confessions was under the torture.”  one of his relatives told HRANA’s reporter.