Political Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison Celebrate Norooz

HRANA News Agency – Political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, celebrated Norooz (Iranian New Year).
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), political prisoners of Hall 12 in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj celebrated Norooz in prison. Continue reading “Political Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison Celebrate Norooz”

Prison Guards Raided Ward 12 of Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Guard officers, investigated and searched ward 12 of Rajai Shahr prison violently and abusively, and summoned a number of prisoners of this ward to ward 8 (known as Revolutionary Guards’ ward).
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on Tuesday 10th March, prison guards tried to summon a number of prisoners from ward 12 to ward 8 of this prison (known as Revolutionary Guards’ ward). Continue reading “Prison Guards Raided Ward 12 of Rajai Shahr Prison”

5 Prisoners Hanged in Iran, More Executions in Coming Days

HRANA News Agency – On Tuesday 17th February, 2 prisoners in Iranshahr prison and on Wednesday 18th February, 3 prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in karaj were executed by hanging.

Also, 12 prisoners in Central Prison of Urmia, Central Prison of Bandar Abbas and Shahab in Kerman were transferred to solitary confinements to be executed. Continue reading “5 Prisoners Hanged in Iran, More Executions in Coming Days”

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”

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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”

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”