No Information about Political Prisoner, Mansour Arvand

Posted on: June 12th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – “Do not look for Mansour anymore”, is the only sentence that the family of Mansour Arvand has heard from Uremia intelligence service officers.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mansour Arvand has been transferred from Miyandoab prison to an unknown location without any prior notice, on the beginning of last week. It was guessed that he might have been transferred to Uremia intelligence service, but inquiries, not only authorities did not give any information, but they tried to convince the family to withdraw their search. (more…)

Indifference of prison authorities to prisoners’ on-going hunger strike

Posted on: December 7th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Even 16 days after the hunger strike of 28 Political Prisoners at Urmieh Central Prison (Darya) and concerning health condition of some strikers, the prison authorities are committed to ignore their demands.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), since 20 November 2014, 29 Political Prisoners incarcerated at Ward 12 of Urmieh Central Prison have started an indefinite hunger strike in protest at the neglect of Separation of Crimes and other issues with their union. During the 9th day of their hunger strike “Mansour Around” a death row prisoner was suddenly exiled to Mahabad Prison. (more…)

Hunger strike at Uremia prison goes on

Posted on: December 1st, 2014

HRANA News Agency – The hunger strike of 29 political prisoners in central prison of Uremia has continued for its ninth day and one prisoner was transferred to Mahabad prison.

According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), prison authorities transferred Mansour Arvand, the prisoner who has sentenced to death and is on hunger strike along with 28 other political prisoners, to Mahabad without any previous note, on Saturday November 29. This day was the day that political prisoners of section number 12 could have visitors. (more…)

Uncertain condition of a Kurdish death row prisoner

Posted on: October 11th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Mansour Arvand the Mahabadi prisoner sentenced to death is still waiting for the decision of the supreme court.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mansour Arvand who was arrested in June 2011 at home, has been sentenced to execution in July 2012 on charge of enmity against God through collaboration with a subversive Kurdish party. (more…)