HRANA News Agency – Jahandar Mohammadi, political prisoner was released from Sanandaj Central Prison, after eleven years of imprisonment.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Jahandar Mohammadi, political prisoner, had been arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence in Tehran, in April 2006 and was released from ward eight of Sanandaj Central Prison, on February 23, according to the “aggregation of crime and the application of Article 134”. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – According to the changes related to Muharebeh (waging war against god) in the New Islamic Penal Code, those who have been convicted of Muharebeh based on the previous penal code, will now have the possibility for a retrial, commutation and release. Currently tens of prisoners in Iranian prisons are convicted of Muharebeh for different reasons, this includes at least 37 male prisoners who are facing 15 to 20 years of imprisonment. The following is the fourth list published in regards to “Prisoners Convicted of Muharebeh” and is dedicated to these 37 male prisoners. The previously published lists in this series include “Women Convicted of Muharebeh”, “Male Prisoners Sentenced to life in prison”, and “Male Prisoners Sentenced to More than 20 Years in Prison.”
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), there are currently at least thirty-seven male prisoners in Iranian prisons who have been convicted of Muharebeh for different reasons and have been sentenced between 15 to 20 years of imprisonment. Since 2013, According to the changes in regards of Muharebeh in the new Islamic Penal Code, these prisoners could apply for retrial. Many of them could receive commutations and reach their release soon and considering the long prison terms of some of them, it could provide them the possibility of being release. Based on the new Penal Code, adopted in 2013, the charges of “Muharebeh (waging war against god)”, “Mofset-Fil-Arz (Sowing Corruption on earth)” and “Baghi (withdrawing from the obedience of the Islamic religious authority)” under Articles 279 to 288 have been redefined. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – Despite the legal status, Jahandar Mohammadi’s request for furlough and parole had been rejected in the tenth year of his imprisonment in Sanandaj prison. Jahandar Mohammadi was arrested in 2006 and was sentenced to 16 years on charge of Muharebeh.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Jahandar Mohammadi from Sanandaj was arrested in May 2006 by the ministry of intelligence. He was transferred to Evin prison first and then after seventeen days was sent to the Ministry of Intelligence in Sanandaj. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – The following list is the information regarding the names, times of arrest, charge(s) and other information of some of the political prisoners in Sanandaj prison. Need to be mentioned that this list does not include the name of all political-conscientious prisoners and will be updated accordingly. In the absence of transparent trials and communication mentioning charges should not be considered as a confirmation by HRANA. You can help HRANA for updating the list by sending an email to [email protected] (more…)