27 Death Row Sunni Prisoners in Imminent Danger of Execution

Posted on: May 13th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The warden of ward 4 in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, has attended Hall 10 of this ward and has told the death row Sunni prisoners that their sentences had been referred to the executive office and  the risk of their execution is very high, if they were seeking forgiveness, they should write their letters soon.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the warden of ward four of the Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, Mr. Shojaee, has gone to Hall 10 of this prison, where there are 27 Sunni prisoners, with confirmed death sentences, and announced that all their verdicts had been referred to the executive office and the risk of their execution was very high on Saturday 30th April. He has told them: “If you are seeking forgiveness, you should write the requests soon. I do not want to feel guilty, later.” (more…)

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…)

Supreme Court reviewing 16 Sunni prisoners’ cases

Posted on: February 4th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – The cases of at least 16 death row Sunni prisoners have been submitted for review by the Supreme Court.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the cases of Behrouz Shahnazari, Shahram Ahmadi, Kaveh Sharifi, Mamousta Kaveh Veysi, Taleb Maleki, Arash Sharifi, Mokhtar Rahimi, Idris Nemati, Mohammad yavar Rahimi, Mohammad Gharibi, Pouria Mohammadi, Bahman Rahimi, Alam Barmashti and three other Sunni prisoners sentenced to death, who requested anonymity, are sent for reviewing to Branch 32 of the Supreme Court. (more…)