HRANA News Agency – Student activist Arash Mohammadi has ended his hunger strike but is in critical condition. He has been transferred out of the Quarantine Ward and is now being held in the general population in Tabriz Prison.
HRANA News Agency – Journalist and student activist Ahmad Asgari has been arrested.
HRANA News Agency – The imprisoned blogger Mohammad-Reza Pourshjari, also known as Siamack Mehr, was taken to the clinic in Karaj’s central prison after his condition deteriorated further yesterday.
HRANA News Agency – Political prisoner and labor activist Afshin Osanlou was transferred to a hospital outside Rajai-Shahr Prison and died on Thursday, June 20, 2013.
HRANA News Agency – Labor activist Afshin Osanlou suffered a heart attack in Rajai-Shahr Prison and passed away.
HRANA News Agency – Labor activist Ali Raouf was arrested early Friday morning on the election day.
HRANA News Agency – Families of political prisoners have been subjected to intrusive body searches while visiting their loved ones in Evin Prison.
HRANA News Agency – Political prisoner Arash Sadeghi has been on hunger strike since June 1, 2013. Locked up in Ward 209 of Evin Prison, Sadeghi went on hunger strike after being beaten by prison guards.
HRANA News Agency – After Namegh Mahmoudi was beaten and denied proper medical care in Rajaie Shahr Prison, forty political prisoners wrote a letter to the warden to voice their objection.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on May 26, 2013, Mahmoudi was beaten en route to hospital where he was to receive tests before his surgery. (more…)
HRANA News Agency – Mohsen Barzegar has been summoned to Babol Prison to serve his two-year sentence. Barzegar is a student activist at Babol Noshiravani University of Technology.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Barzegar was formerly the cultural secretary of the Islamic Association of Students at the univeristy. He has been sentenced to two years in prison on charges of conspiracy against national security and insulting the Supreme Leader of Iran. (more…)