Mehdi Rajabian Transferred to the Hospital Again

HRANA News Agency – 7 political prisoners are on hunger strike with different demands, in different prisons. General health condition of some of these prisoners is reported to be bad. Rasoul Razavi and Morteza Moradpoor are respectively on the 40th and 13th day of hunger strike and have been exiled to central prison of Karaj and deprived of having phone call. In Evin prison, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, two artist brothers Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian, and Ali Shariati are respectively on the 28th, 20th, 16th, and 13th day of hunger strike. This is while prison authorities lunched a session and threatened prisoners on the strike. Mehdi Rajabian has been transferred to a hospital again for stomach bleeding. Vahid Sayadi was transferred to ward number 4 by prison guards. Hossain Alimohammadi, political prisoner in Tabriz prison, ended his strike after he accomplished his goal. Still there is no information about the fate of Mohammad Ali Taheri, who was reported to be on hunger strike.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Rasoul Razavi, Morteza Moradpoor, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, two artist brothers Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian and Ali Shariati, are 7 prisoners who are on hunger strike. Continue reading “Mehdi Rajabian Transferred to the Hospital Again”

Mehdi Rajabian Transferred to a Hospital on the 12th Day of Hunger Strike

HRANA News Agency – Mehdi Rajabian, imprisoned artist in Evin prison, was transferred to a hospital following stomach bleeding resulted from hunger strike. In another news, security authorities of this prison, has threatened prisoners on hunger strike and prisoners who signed the letter in support of these prisoners.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi Rajabian, imprisoned artist, was transferred to Taleghani hospital, following stomach bleeding resulted from hunger strike on his 12th day of strike, on November 8. Continue reading “Mehdi Rajabian Transferred to a Hospital on the 12th Day of Hunger Strike”

9 Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in 3 Different Prisons of Iran

HRANA News Agency – 9 political prisoners in Evin, Tabriz and Rajaei Shahr prisons, are on hunger strike since 5 to 30 days ago. The health condition of some of them have been reported to be very bad. From three political prisoners in Tabriz prison, Rasoul Razavi and Morteza Moradpoor have been transferred to Rajaei Shahr prison. Hossain Alimohammadi who is kept still in central prison of Tabriz. In Evin prison, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian and Ali Shariati are on hunger strike. On the other hand, Mohammadali Taheri’ had been in hunger strike since more than a month ago, but there is no information about him since then.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Rasoul Razavi, Morteza Moradpoor, Mohammadali Taheri, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian, Hossain Alimohammadali and Ali Shariati, are 9 political prisoners in Tabriz, Rajaei Shahr and Evin prisons, who are on hunger strike for different reasons. Continue reading “9 Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in 3 Different Prisons of Iran”

2 Musician Brothers on Hunger Strike in Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian, two imprisoned artists, have started a hunger strike in protest to changing their wards. They started this protest in response to their separation as a punishment, which came after the discussion between them and the supervisor prosecutor of the prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian have started a hunger strike in protest at their separation during which one of them was transferred to another ward, on September 7 in Evin prison. Continue reading “2 Musician Brothers on Hunger Strike in Evin Prison”

Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian Begin Serving their Sentences in Evin Prison

HRANA News Agency – Two artist brothers, Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian, filmmaker and musician, were summoned to Evin prison to serve their three years in prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi Rajabian, musician and his brother Hossain Rajabian, filmmaker were summoned to Evin prison in order to serve their three years in prison. They showed up in the Evin prison and have been imprisoned. Continue reading “Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian Begin Serving their Sentences in Evin Prison”

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A Filmmaker and 2 Musicians on the Verge of Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – The sentences of Hossain Rajabian, Iranian filmmaker Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, two musicians have been transmitted to the executive branch, and they are on the verge of imprisonment.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the sentences of Hossain Rajabia, Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, three artists who were sentenced to three years in prison and 200 million IRR fine each, by branch number 54 of the appeal court have been transmitted to branch number one of the executive court. Continue reading “A Filmmaker and 2 Musicians on the Verge of Imprisonment”

3 Artists Sentenced to Imprisonment and Fine by the Appeal Court of Tehran

HRANA News Agency – Three artists have been sentenced each to three years in prison, three years prohibition from activities and 20 million tomans fine by Branch 54 of the Tehran Appeals Court. According to informed sources the final sentence of the musicians Mehdi Rajabian and Yusef Emadi and filmmaker Hossein Rajabian, before delivering them, has been sent to the executive branch in Evin Court (Shahid Moghadasi Court).
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), each of the three artists had been sentenced to six years in prison in the first stage by Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court presided by Judge Moghiseh, on charges of insulting religious sanctities and propaganda against the regime. Continue reading “3 Artists Sentenced to Imprisonment and Fine by the Appeal Court of Tehran”

Amnesty International Calls for Quashing the Convictions of 3 Artists

HRANA News Agency – Amnesty International has called for quashing the convictions including financial fines of the 3 convicted artists. Two musicians Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, and a filmmaker Hossein Rajabian have been each sentenced to 6 years in prison and financial fines.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Amnesty International has called on the Iranian authorities to quash the convictions of Mehdi Rajabian, Hossein Rajabian and Yousef Emadi as they arise solely from the men’s peaceful exercise of their rights of freedom of expression and association through music and film. Continue reading “Amnesty International Calls for Quashing the Convictions of 3 Artists”

The Appeal Court Of 3 Artists Was Held In Tehran

HRANA News Agency – The Appeal Court was hold for Mehdi Rajabian, Hossein Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, three artists, who had been sentenced together to eighteen years imprisonment in the first trial, and now they are waiting for the decision of the Court of Appeal.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mehdi Rajabian, Setar player and founder of the “Barge Music” media, Hossein Rajabian filmmaker and freelance photographer and Youseph Emadi, musician, attended a trial in Branch 54 of the Court of Appeal, presided by Judge Babaei, on 22nd December. Continue reading “The Appeal Court Of 3 Artists Was Held In Tehran”