The List Of Over 70 Political Prisoners In Evin Prison

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Below is a list of over 70 political prisoners of Evin prison who have been arrested or convicted of charges such as “Collaboration with Enemy States” and “Espionage”.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), prisoners of conscious and security prisoners are classified based on nature of the charges against them, most of the security prisoners in Iran are tried based on article 501 (Espionage) and article 508 (Collaboration with Enemy States) of Islamic Penal Code Of Iran, due to the lack of transparency of the judicial system in such cases, and considering that in the past the judicial system has used the security charges as a way to confront and deal with its political opposition, and the lack of certainty and trust in a fair trial, the preparation and construction of this list is only based on the accusations and charges made by the official judiciary bodies against the imprisoned citizens, however the Human Right Activist Association of Iran cannot verify these accusations and charges considering the lack of transparency of judicial cases. (more…)

Omid Kokabi Deprived Of Proper Medical Treatment In Evin Prison

Posted on: October 18th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Despite recurrent pain and kidney problem of Omid Kokabi, prison authorities refused his request to transfer him to a hospital.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA), after several days of recurrent pain on Omid Kokabi’s kidney, prison authorities refused his request to transfer him to a hospital outside the prison, although the clinic of the prison does not have sufficient equipment and facilities to address the problems. (more…)

“Human Rights Atlas” Published by 2 Political Prisoners

Posted on: February 11th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – The book “Human Rights Atlas” was published by Mehdi Khodaei and Omid Kokabi’s effort, with a foreword of Abdolfatah Soltani. This educational book is translated and compiled in Evin prison, by these prisoners.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), “Human Rights Atlas” was compiled by Seyed Mehdi Khodaei and Omid Kokabi’s cooperation, 2 famous Iranian prisoners in Evin prison, with a foreword from Abdolfatah Soltani, imprisoned human rights activist lawyer, and was published by “A’rman Shahr” publisher. (more…)

Attorney general banned education for political prisoners in Ward 350

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013

HRANA News Agency – Nine political prisoners in ward 350 of Evin prison were banned from participating in the exam of PNU (payam e noor university) by the prosecutor.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand, Omid Kokabi, Farshid Yadollahi, Hameed Islami, Amir Behrouzi, Afshin Karampour, Mehdi Dolati, Mehdi Fazelifar and Sina Azimi are the prisoners who were excluded from the exam. (more…)