A Comprehensive Report on the Latest Developments in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: September 2nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – An estimated number of 50 political prisoners held in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj have been transferred to a new and security hall in recent weeks. There are the deprivations which have been imposed on prisoners in this hall where even the toilets are equipped with CCTV cameras. The situation has prompted political prisoners to protest. At least 16 prisoners are on hunger strike in a critical condition.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 53 political-security prisoners detained in hall 12 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were transferred to a hall which was previously rebuilt and developed by security forces, with the presence of a large number of prison guards, without prior notice on July 30, 2017. The hall is equipped with a large number of surveillance cameras and surveillance devices, as well as the shields that separate it from the rest of the prison.The families of these prisoners in the wake of their concern about the fate of their relatives, had referred to the judicial authorities who are responsible for this issue but these efforts had not resulted. (more…)

Collective testimony of political prisoners about Ahmad Daneshpour

Posted on: January 18th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – In a letter, a group of political prisoners in the ward 350 of Evin prison expressed their concerns around the health situation of Ahmad Daneshpour-Moghadam in this prison.


According to HRANA reporters, the news organization of human rights activists in Iran, the political prison, Ahmad Daneshpour, fell unconscious following the deterioration of his health and seriously injured his chin.


The following is the full text letter that has been submitted to HRANA: (more…)

Temporal release of a converted Christian from Evin prison

Posted on: May 5th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Ibrahim Firouzi one of the converted Christians who was arrested for the second time because of his faith, has released temporally from Evin prison on bail.


According to a report of Mohebbat News website, Ibrahim Firouzi one of the converted christians on April 29, 2013 has released temporally after 53 days being under arrest in Evin prison by providing 30 million tomans bail. (more…)