HRANA News Agency – A List of 27 political prisoners of Urmia Prison who are held in ordinary wards, on contrary of principal of separation of prisoners according to the (alleged) crimes, is released.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), a number of political prisoners who are serving imprisonment along with those convicted of drug and violent crimes have repeatedly been beaten by them in addition to the overcrowding hygienic condition. Their frequent protests for being transferred to the political ward have not been successful so far. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – The following list includes the names of prisoners of conscience and political prisoners in Ormia whose sentences in total regardless of pending cases, is up to 260 years in prison and five death row prisoners included. However, except a few cases (three Baha’is, a spy and one convicted after the elections in 2009), the majority of these prisoners have been alleged with holding connection, supporting or being active member of one of the Kurdish parties, and have been arrested, so that, only a brief mention of “cooperation with the Kurdish opposition” refers to this type of accusations. It should be noted that the following list is a primary list and probably will be updated with more information.
Identities of prisoners in ward 12, who are now, more than half of all political prisoners held in Ormia prison: (more…)
HRANA News Agency – The court verdicts for 16 civilians, who were arrested in the city of Urmia with political and security charges, were issued.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), in February 2015, branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court in Urmia issued the court verdict for 15 prisoners who were arrested between June and July 2014. (more…)