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”

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”

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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”

3 prisoners hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – During the last week, three prisoners who were convicted of murder were executed by hanging at Rajai Shahr Prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), three persons who were accused of murder were executed by hanging in the yard of Rajai Shahr prion on Wednesday morning 13th August. Continue reading “3 prisoners hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison”

At least 3 death row prisoners taken to solitary confinements

HRANA News Agency – On 9th August, at least 3 prisoners who are accused of murder were taken to quarantine of Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj.


According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least three persons who are accused of murder were taken to solitary confinements from wards 2, 3 and 7 in Rajai Shahr prison in order to be executed. Continue reading “At least 3 death row prisoners taken to solitary confinements”

2 priosners hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Two prisoners have been hanged at the Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least two prisoners have been hanged on charge of murder at the Rajai Shahr Prison on Karaj on Wednesday, June 25th. Continue reading “2 priosners hanged at Rajai Shahr Prison”