The List of Prisoners Charged with Muharebeh and Sentenced to More than 20 Years

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners who have been charged with Muharebeh according to the old Penal Code, would find the chance of a retrial, after the changes and may receive reduction in their sentences or be released. Currently there are at least 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different ways been sentenced to more than twenty years imprisonment (with the exception of life imprisonment sentences).

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different ways been sentenced to more than twenty years imprisonment (with the exception of life imprisonment sentences). Due to the changes in the Islamic Penal Code in 2013, these prisoners may request for a retrial. Some might receive reduction in their sentences and some others who have served many years in prison may get released. (more…)

A Brief Report about the Panel on Human Rights in Iran; Canadian Senate

Posted on: June 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – There was a research panel with 9 Canadian Senators’ speech, and Iranian guests and international human rights figures, held for three days in Canadian Senate, from May 10th. This is a short report of this meeting.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), from May 10th, in the Canadian Senate a research panel was held for 3 days, with presentations from nine Canadian Senators, including Linda Frum, Daniel Lang, James Cowan, Salma Ataullah Jan, Raynell Andreychuk, Senator Lynn Beyak, Norman Doyle, Joan Fraser and Stephen Green as well as Iranian guests and international human rights figures. (more…)

Kamal Sharifi in the 8th Year of Imprisonment without Furlough and Visit

Posted on: April 26th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Kamal Sharifi, journalist and political activist in Minab prison is in his eighth year of imprisonment while being deprived of furlough during all these years, and being able to visit his family just for once.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Kamal Sharifi, journalist and political activist, born in October 1972, is spending his 30-year-imprisonment sentence in exile, in Minab prison, while he has been able to visit his parents just once and after a long hunger strike. (more…)

A Report about 3 Political Prisoners in Minab Prison

Posted on: March 14th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Three political prisoners who are kept in Minab prison, have been sentenced to a total of 100 years. Three Kurdish political prisoners, “Mohammadhossein Rezaei”, “Kamal Sharifi” and “Afshin Sohrabzadeh” were sentenced respectively to 45, 30 and 25 years in prison and have been exiled to Minab prison long ago.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), all three of these prisoners are kept with non-political criminals against the principle of separation of offenses. (more…)

Kamal Sharifi Deprived of Having Prison Visits In The 8th Year Of Imprisonment

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Kamal Sharifi, journalist and political activist in Minab prison is in his eighth year of imprisonment being deprived of furlough during all these years, and being able to visit his family just for once.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Kamal Sharifi, journalist and political activist, born in October 1972, is spending his 30 years imprisonment sentence in exile, in Minab prison, while he has been able to visit his parents just once and after a long hunger strike. (more…)

Kamal Sharifi Deprived Of Having Furlough

Posted on: December 18th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Kamal Sharifi, a journalist and political activist in Minab prison is in his eighth year of imprisonment while being deprived of furlough and having visited his familz just once so far.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Kamal Sharifi, a journalist and political activist, born in October 1972, is spending his 30 years imprisonment sentence in exile, in Minab prison, while in all these years he was been deprived of furlough and only once and only after a long hunger strike, has been allowed to meet with his parents. (more…)

Kamal Sharifi on Hunger Strike – Day 40

Posted on: July 6th, 2011

HRANA News Agency – It has been over 40 days since Kurdish political prisoner Kamal Sharifi began his hunger strike in Minab Prison, Hormozgan Province.Amid reports of his deteriorating health, concerns over his physical condition have escalated.

In an interview with Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Kamal Sharifi’s brother confirmed that his sibling has been on hunger strike for a long time and said, “Since his arrest in 2008, we have seen him only once when he was being kept in the Intelligence Agency’s office.”

Kamal Sharif’s brother added, “He has been sentenced to thirty years in prison for the crime of Moharebeh, waging war against God.For the duration of his sentence, he is banned from having visitors.”

Explaining the reason for his brother’s hunger strike, Mr. Sharifi said, “He is on hunger strike because he is locked up with prisoners charged with drug trafficking, and he is asking to meet with the judge presiding over his case.Unfortunately, his requests have been ignored thus far.Prison officials also don’t allow us to see him, and since he began his hunger strike, phone contacts have stopped as well.”

Meanwhile, faced with repeated requests from Kamal Sharifi’s family, the judge handling this case said, “I won’t give you the permission to see him.Let your son die!”

Kamal Sharifi is a journalist and political activist from the city of Saghez, Kurdistan Province.Despite his rapidly deteriorating physical health and although he has been transferred to the prison medical clinic, Kamal Sharifi refuses to break his hunger strike.

 

Political Prisoner Kamal Sharifi Transferred to Prison Hospital

Posted on: June 29th, 2011

HRANA News Agency – Following four weeks of ongoing hunger strike, political prisoner Kamal Sharifi has been transferred to the prison hospital in Minab Prison, Hormozgan Province.It has been reported that he is in critical condition. Kamal Sharifi is a journalist and political activist from the city of Saghez, Kurdistan Province.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Kamal Sharifi began his hunger strike four weeks ago to protest prison conditions.Subsequently, he has been the target of prison official’s wrath and ill-treatment.

Iranian Security forces arrested Kamal Sharifi in the city of Saghez and charged him with the attempt to overthrow the government and acting against the national security.Kamal Sharifi has been sentenced to 30 years in prison and exiled to Hormozgan Province.Currently, he is serving his third year in prison with rapidly deteriorating physical health.  During the last three years of incarceration, Kamal Sharifi has not been permitted to have any visitors.