Kamran Jafari under Pressure in Urmia Prison

Posted on: July 12th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Kamran Jafari, political prisoner in Urmia prison, is under pressure by security agencies to take action to cooperate through a televised interview. The prisoner has given ultimatum that if they continue the pressure then he will go on hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Kamran Jafari, from Mahabad, political prisoner in Urmia prison is under pressure with bribes and threats by the security agencies to take action to cooperate through a televised interview. (more…)

The List Of 27 Political Prisoners Being Kept With Ordinary Prisoners In Urmia Prison

Posted on: January 11th, 2016

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…)