The Latest List of Political Prisoners in Hall 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: April 7th, 2018

HRANA News Agency – At least 30 political prisoners in Ward 10 in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, still continue to protest by refusing to accept the prison’s food. In protest against the unlawful deprivations and restrictions imposed on them, they demand the delivery of their lost and stolen personal stuff and equipment from the prison authorities. The Equipment of 35 rooms in prison is worth 3,85 billion IRR.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), 21 days after the beginning of the protest of political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, by refusing to accept the prison’s food, and in spite of the prosecutor’s office’s promise to improve the situation, there has been no changes in the conditions of this place. (more…)

Navid Khanjani Was Not Released, Has to Serve Another Year

Posted on: August 31st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – After 5 years in prison, while prison documents were showing that Navid Khanjani, education rights activist, was going to be released, he was told that one year in prison sentence for his case in Sarand camp in Tabriz, regarding helping victims of the earthquake had been executed and he should serve another year in prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Navid Khanjani, imprisoned human rights activist who is being kept in Rajaei Shahr prison, was supposed to be released by the end of his sentence of 5 years. But in the last minutes he was informed that his one year in prison sentence from the case Sarand camp of Tabriz was in effect and he had to remain in prison. (more…)

One and Half Century of Imprisonment; Comprehensive List of 25 Baha’i Prisoners in the Provinces of Tehran and Alborz

Posted on: August 21st, 2017

HRANA News Agency  –Baha’is living in Iran are deprived of their basic human and civil rights due to their religious believe. Discrimination, demonizing, enmity, prejudice, hatred, persecution, murder and imprisonment are to name some forms of anti-Baha’i in Iran. Currently there are many Baha’I citizens imprisoned across the country. The following focuses on the imprisoned Baha’is in the province of Tehran and Alborz as one of the provinces with the highest number of Baha’is’ detention.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), currently at least 25 Baha’i citizens are enduring multiple bans and total of 160 years of imprisonment in prisons across province of Tehran and Alborz. Following is a brief report by HRANA on the latest status of these citizens in the center of the country who are solely imprisoned for their personal believes: (more…)

Navid Khanjani Deprived of Being Transferred to the Forensic

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Rajaei Shahr prison authorities prevented Navid Khanjani, imprisoned human rights activist, from being transferred to the forensic due to his refusal from wearing prison uniform and handcuffs and shackles.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Rajaei Shahr prison authorities prevented Navid Khanjani, imprisoned human rights activist in hall number 12 of this prison from being transferred to the forensic, due to his refusal from wearing “contaminated prison uniform” and usage of handcuffs and shackles, on December 13, 2016. (more…)

A Report about 3 Imprisoned Activists of the Right to Education

Posted on: November 5th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Navid Khanjani, Ighan Shahidi, and Vahed Kholosi, three Baha’is and defenders of the right to education, who had been arrested between 2009 and 2010, by the security forces, are still in Rajai Shahr prison for their peaceful activities within the framework of claiming the right to education, especially for young Baha’is, who are deprived of education.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Navid Khanjani, Ighan Shahidi, and Vahed Kholosi, three defenders of the right to education, are enduring their imprisonment sentences in political prisoners’ ward in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. (more…)

Navid Khanjani Transfered to Hospital

Posted on: June 26th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Navid Khanjani, a Bahai social activist, has been transferred from Raja’i Shahr prison to hospital for treatment. He has physical health problems, a weakened immune system and a sudden weight loss, of about 20 kilograms (44 lbs) in two months.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on March 2 2010, after protests against the elections of 20091, under the human rights activists detention project operated by the Intelligence Office of the Islamic Guards, Navid Khanjani was detained at his family home in Isfahan and transferred to section 2-A of the Islamic Guards Detention Center for some time. In August 2012, in the course of helping with earthquake relief in the Iranian province of Azerbaijan, he was arrested, and on September 5, he was moved to Ward 4, Hall 12 of Raja’i Shahr prison to carry out his sentence. He had previously been detained in March 2010, and released on bail after spending two months in solitary confinement. (more…)

Navid Khanjani’s Sentence Reduced to 5 Years

Posted on: April 29th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The 12 years of imprisonment of Navid Khanjani, imprisoned human rights activist in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj has been reduced to 5 years in prison by the “aggregation of the rules”. According to the new sentence, he will be released within the next year.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Navid Khanjani, imprisoned human rights activist in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj had been senteced to 12 years imprisonment but his sentence was reduced to 5 years in prison by the “aggregation of the rules” and application of Article 134. So he will be released within the next year. (more…)

The List Of Over 80 Political Prisoners In Rajai Shahr Prison In Karaj

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The following list includes names, warrants and charges of more than 80 political prisoners, prisoners of conscience and security in Rajai Shahr prison which has been prepared by the reporters of HRANA.

A diverse range of prisoners charged with political, conscience, military and security allegations are being held in Rajai Shahr prison. Although many of these prisoners are kept in separate rooms in Hall 12 but a large number of these prisoners are being kept also between non-political, criminals and sometimes dangerous prisoners unlike the principle of separation of crimes. (more…)

Vahed Khalousi Arrested In Tehran, Transferred To Raja’i Shahr Prison

Posted on: October 1st, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Vahed Khalousi, a Bahai student who has been excluded from tertiary education, was arrested in front of his home in Tehran a few days ago.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), he has been transferred to Raja’i shahr prison and is being held in the quarantine wing. He is expected to be moved to the wing housing prisoners of conscience on Wednesday. (more…)

4 Years in Prison; a Report on the Latest Status of Navid Khanjani

Posted on: August 13th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Navid Khanjani, human rights activist, started his 4th year in prison while he has been deprived of having furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the third year of the imprisonment sentence of Navid Khanjani, Bahai human rights activist, was finished on August 7. His family and a group of civil rights activists held a ceremony for this reason. (more…)