Added Pressure on the Prisoners in Ardabil Prison

Posted on: March 29th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – The Central Prison of Ardabil which is used by judicial institutions as a place to exile the political and non-political prisoners, has always been subject to doubled problems such as the authorities personalized manner, the lack of basic facilities such as hot water shower, telephone and sewage problems, and also violence with no legal justification. These miss managerial behaviours have increased in recent years, as prison staff members told a 56-year-old prisoner during the winter inspection that “if you want to go back, you should bray like a donkey.”

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the problems of the prisoners in the central prison of Ardabil and the unlawful behaviour of the prison authorities have been rising in recent months. (more…)

Torture, Harassment and Humiliation, the Story of Noor Ahmad Hassan Zehi

Posted on: May 15th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Noor Ahmad Hassan Zehi, Baloch political prisoner, is serving a sentence of 28 years imprisonment in exile, in the prison of Ardebil. This prisoner has numerous experiences of physical and psychological tortures being done to him, and in part of his narrative, he says: “One of the physical tortures was that, they tied me to the bed, which they call it a miracle bed, in a way that
they laid me down on the bed and handcuffed my hands and feet, tied together, with ropes and tied my thumb separately with tightrope to avoid any movement, and then with a thick cable brutally hit on the soles of the feet.”

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Noor Ahmad Hassan Zehi, son of Noor, born in 1986, married, was arrested by the Ministry of Intelligence agents in Zahedan, on March 14, 2011. (more…)

“I Counted Neither as Dead Nor as Alive”; A Report about 7 Years of Imprisonment of Shir-Ahmad Shirani

Posted on: April 22nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Shir-Ahmad Shirani, Baluch prisoner who is serving the 7th year of his 22 years of imprisonment sentence in exile in Ardabil, have a shocking story about tortures that he experienced and violation of his rights as a human being.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shir-Ahmad Shirani, son of Chaker, born on September 21, 1983, single, from Zahedan and resident of Tehran, was arrested by the intelligent service on June 2, 2000. (more…)

A Report about Maher Kabi’s Situation in Ardabil Prison

Posted on: April 7th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Maher Kabi, Arab prisoner from Shoush, is one of the prisoners who were arrested in connection with protests and demonstrations by the Arab citizens against “the demographic change of the province” in 2011 and has been sentenced to imprisonment in exile. He was tortured by being fasten to the bed and lashed and eventually he was forced to give false confessions on TV.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Maher Kabi, son of Rahim, civil engineering student and a resident of the city of Shoush in Khuzestan Province, is serving 10 years imprisonment in exile at ward seven of Central Prison of Ardabil, on charges of “membership in Ahwaz Liberation Organization, propaganda against the regime through connection with the enemy medias and sending false news in order to demonize the Islamic Republic of Iran at the international level and also stimulate citizens to take action against the regime (taking part in protests in Ahvaz April 15)”. (more…)

6 Exiled Political Prisoners in Ardebil Prison under Additional Pressure

Posted on: March 19th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Six political-security prisoners, including five Baluch and one Arab Ahvazi citizens, in Ardabil Central prison are enduring their imprisonment in exile. These people are among the prisoners, about whom less information has been published so far.

According to the report of Human Rights News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ardebil prison is firmly under the control and supervision of the security forces. (more…)