A Comprehensive List of Prisoners Charged with Muharebeh in Iran; 168 Prisoners

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017

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 there are 168 prisoners including 11 female prisoners in Iranian prisons whom are convicted of Moharebeh for different reasons and have are sentenced to long imprisonment or death. The following is a comprehensive list of “Prisoners charged with Moharebeh”.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), currently there are 168 prisoners including 11 female prisoners in Iranian prisons whom are convicted of Moharebeh for different reasons and are sentenced to long imprisonment or death. 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…)