A Short Report about the Situation of Sunni Prisoners in Rajaei Shahr Prison

Posted on: March 28th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – There are more than 70 Sunni prisoners kept in Rajaei Shahr prison with political-security charges, 42 of whom are imprisoned with the sentences between 5 to 20 years and are being kept in hall number 21 of ward number 7, and at least 30 prisoners with death sentences who are kept in hall number 10 of ward 4 of the prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), more than 70 Sunni prisoners are kept in Rajaei Shahr prison with security and political allegations and have received their sentences under sacrilege charge. These prisoners are usually residents of western parts of Iran and are kept kilometers far from their hometown. (more…)

The Names Of 27 Death Row Sunni Prisoners In Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: December 28th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – The following list is the names of 27 Sunni death row prisoners in Rajae Shahr in whose sentences have been confirmed by the Supreme Court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), after transferring many Sunni prisoners of hall number 10 to other halls, all of the remaining prisoners are death row prisoner. (more…)

Three more Sunni preachers to be hanged in Iran

Posted on: May 4th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Three Sunni prisoners of conscience have been sentenced to death in Iran after being convicted of ‘enmity against God through spreading propaganda against the regime’.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the men, Mohammad Kayvan Karimi, Amjad Salehi and Omid Payvand, who were active in preaching Sunni Islam, were informed of their death sentences through the lawyer assigned to their case. (more…)

9 Sunni prisoners were summoned by intelligence

Posted on: February 2nd, 2014

HRANA News Agency – 9 Sunni prisoners of Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj were summoned and interrogated by intelligence officers once more.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 9 Sunni Kurdish prisoners of ward 10 of Rajaei Shahr prison with the names of Varia Amiri (sentenced to 10 years in prison), Varia Ghaderifard (Sentenced to death), Shahoo Ibrahimi (Sentenced to death), Amjad Salehi (unknown), Omid Payvand (unknown), Bahman Rahimi (Sentenced to death and Mohammad Yavar Rahimi (sentenced to death) were transferred to ward number 8 which is also known as IRGC ward and is controlled by intelligence agency and interrogated by an intelligence officer on Wednesday, February 29. (more…)