A Prisoner Committed Suicide in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – One of the non-political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, hanged himself in prison clinic.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Gholam Koonani, a non-political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, on 3rd February, Hanged himself in prison clinic and passed away. Continue reading “A Prisoner Committed Suicide in Rajai Shahr Prison”

Problems of Political Prisoners at Rajaee Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Since two weeks ago and after Political Prisoners at Rajaee Shahr Prison made a complaint against the person responsible for the prison shop for selling overpriced food, there have been restrictions on selling food to these Political Prisoners.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), since the government ration food quality at this prison is low, prisoners have to buy their daily food from the prison shop which usually sells the commodities much more expensive to them than their retail price. Continue reading “Problems of Political Prisoners at Rajaee Shahr Prison”

Prisoners of Ward Number 6 of Rajaei Shahr Prison Were Beaten

HRANA News Agency – Prison guards sent prisoners of ward number 6 of Rajaei Shahr to yard for inspection in cold weather and without suitable clothes. When prisoners complained, prison guards have beaten them by baton, water hose and electrical shocker.
According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), prisoners of ward number 6 of Rajaei Shahr prison were sent to yard for inspection on Tuesday December 9. Continue reading “Prisoners of Ward Number 6 of Rajaei Shahr Prison Were Beaten”

5 prisoners hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – 5 prisoners, accused of murder, in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, were executed by hanging.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), On Wednesday 26th November, five prisoners on charges of premeditated murder in Rajai Shahr prison were executed by hanging. Continue reading “5 prisoners hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison”

High prices and black market at Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners of various wards in Rajai Shahr prison have complained about goods high prices and black markets by prison’s shop and they say prison officials do not handle their complain.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), each of wards in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, included 3 Halls, has a shop in its yard. Continue reading “High prices and black market at Rajai Shahr Prison”

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Prisoners forced to participate in religious ceremony

HRANA News Agency – Authorities of Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, forced the prisoners to attend the religious ceremony of A’shora in cold weather, while they lacked warm clothes and Prison officials would not allow jackets and warm clothes to be brought in even by prisoners’ families.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Tuesday, 4th November, the religious ceremony of A’shora was held in the prison’s yard and it was fully mandatory for ordinary inmates to participate. Continue reading “Prisoners forced to participate in religious ceremony”

Money demanded from prisoners for prison repairs

HRANA News Agency – Rajaie Shahr Prison authorities demanded money from Prisoners for repairing doors, windows and other prison facilities.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at the beginning of the cold season prisoners made a request for installing glass on the cell windows and repairs for the halls. However, prison authorities demanded money from the prisoners to carry out these repairs. Continue reading “Money demanded from prisoners for prison repairs”

Three more executions confirmed at Rajaee Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – On Wednesday three more prisoners were executed at the same time as Mohsen Amir Aslani who was hanged because of his believes.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Wednesday 26 September 2014, three death row prisoners were hanged on Murder charges at Rajaee Shahr Prison yard with Mohsen Amire Aslani. Continue reading “Three more executions confirmed at Rajaee Shahr Prison”

Authorities put pressure on political prisoners at Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Security and Intelligence office of Rajai Shahr Prison prohibited books and legal goods for prisoners which were delivered by their families.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison are facing illegal rigor against them by the prison security and intelligence office. Continue reading “Authorities put pressure on political prisoners at Rajai Shahr Prison”

At least 2 prisoners executed at Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – While it is believed that at least 22 prisoners were transferred to Rajai Shahr prison for death penalty, however, only execution of just two of them (one female and one male), has been verified by HRANA. There is still no information about the fate of the other prisoners.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on 10th September one man from ward 7 of Rajai Shahr prison and one woman from the Prison of Gharchak, Varamin, were executed on charges of homicide. Continue reading “At least 2 prisoners executed at Rajai Shahr Prison”