Editor of News Outlet ‘Miandoab Press’ Summoned to Endure Eight Month Prison Sentence

On Wednesday, October 5,  Manoochehr Aghai, Editor of the news outlet Miandoab Press, was sent to Miandoab Prison to begin his sentence.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, Aghai had previously been sentenced to eight months in prison on a charge of “propaganda against the regime”.

Aghai was sentenced in absentia. During the trial, published online news reports and viewers’ comments under his posts on social media were invoked as evidence against him.

A prisoner has been hanged in Miandoab

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner has been hanged in Miandoab central prison on charge of drug trafficking yesterday morning.


According to a report by IRIB, the attorney general of Miandoab said: “This prisoner has been arrested by the police 4 years ago while he had 1 kg Heroin. Continue reading “A prisoner has been hanged in Miandoab”