List 5: Male Prisoners Charged with Moharebeh with Sentences under 15 Years

Posted on: November 14th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – According to the changes related to Moharebeh (waging war against god) in the New Islamic Penal Code, those who have been convicted of Moharebeh based on the previous penal code, will now have the possibility for a retrial, commutation and release. Currently tens of prisoners in Iranian prisons are convicted of Moharebeh for different reasons, this includes at least 22 male prisoners who are sentenced under 15 years of imprisonment. The following is the fifth list published in regards to “Prisoners Convicted of Moharebeh” and is dedicated to this 22 male prisoners.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), there are currently at least twenty two male prisoners in Iranian prisons who have been convicted of Moharebeh for different reasons and have been sentenced under 15 years of imprisonment. Since 2013, According to the changes in regards of Moharebeh in the new Islamic Penal Code, these prisoners could apply for retrial. Many of them could receive commutations and reach their release soon and considering the long prison terms of some of them, it could provide them the possibility of being release. (more…)

A List of 15 Political Prisoners in Sanandaj Prison

Posted on: August 30th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – The following list is the information regarding the names, times of arrest, charge(s) and other information of some of the political prisoners in Sanandaj prison. Need to be mentioned that this list does not include the name of all political-conscientious prisoners and will be updated accordingly. In the absence of transparent trials and communication mentioning charges should not be considered as a confirmation by HRANA. You can help HRANA for updating the list by sending an email to [email protected] (more…)