Morteza Moradpoor Released from Central Prison of Tabriz

Posted on: January 21st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On December 30, 2016, Morteza Moradpoor political prisoner in Tabriz Central Prison who had ended his hunger strike on its sixty-fifth day was released. Mr. Moradpour after being released due to his poor health and medical problems caused by long hunger strike was taken to the medical center.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on December 30, 2016, Morteza Moradpoor, political prisoner in Tabriz Central Prison who had ended his hunger strike on its sixty-fifth day, was released from the prison.” (more…)

Morteza Moradpoor Ended His Hunger Strike

Posted on: January 21st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Morteza Moradpoor, political prisoner of central prison of Tabriz, ended his hunger strike after 65 days, on the request of his mother.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Morteza Moradpoor responded to a message from his mother, Masoumeh Amani who requested him to end the strike, and he ended it on the 65th day of the strike, on December 28. (more…)

Morteza Moradpoor’s Family Rallied in front of Tabriz Judiciary

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Morteza Moradpoor’s family rallied in front of Judiciary of Tabriz on the 50th day of his hunger strike. Despite the promises of judicial authorities their request for a visit was denied.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Fardin Moradpoor, Morteza Moradpoor’s brother emphasized that there was no visit with Morteza. (more…)

Amir Amirgholi Joined the Hunger Strikers in Evin Prison

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – While physical condition of prisoners on hunger strike is becoming critical, Evin prison authorities increased pressure on these prisoners. Arash Sadeghi was threatened to be transferred to ward number 4 on day 24th of his strike. Mahdi and Hossain Rajabian were transferred to ward number 4 on the 20th day of their strike. Meanwhile there is no information about Ali Shariati on the 17th day of his strike. It is reported that Amir (Ali) Amirgholi started hunger strike in protest to being injured by a foreign prisoner and lack of life safety in ward number 8. Sabri Hasanpoor who was transferred to Evin clinic following his heart attack, has been transferred to ward number 4 as a punishment of signing the support letter of prisoners on strike, and started a strike and refused to take his medicine. Vahid Sayadi Nasiri who was transferred to prison clinic on the 32nd day of his strike, refused to receive serum.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Arash Sadeghi has faced law blood pressure, kidney pain and water rejection by stomach. He was threatened to be exiled to ward number 4 of Evin prison that has less medical facility and more problems. (more…)

Mehdi Rajabian Transferred to the Hospital Again

Posted on: November 21st, 2016

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. (more…)

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

Posted on: November 11th, 2016

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. (more…)

Abbas Lesani and 11 other Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Posted on: May 31st, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Abbas Lesani, Turk (Azeri) activist who has been exiled to Adel-Abad prison in Shiraz, started a hunger strike in protest to preventing him from being released and fabricating a new case for him. At the same time, 11 other political prisoners started hunger strike in solidarity with him.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Abbas Lesani, Turk (Azeri) activist, who is being kept in Adel Abad prison of Shiraz in exile, was supposed to be released on May 18, but it was prevented due to a new case that has been opened for him. He has started a hunger strike in response. (more…)