Specific Prisoners not Allowed to Meet Authorities Visiting Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – On June 1, 2016, before the arrival of a delegation of high-ranking officials of the Human Rights Council of the Judiciary to visit the Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, prisoners who were thought to tend to protest, including “Behnam Ebrahimzadeh” imprisoned labor activist were transferred to the security office violently and were held there until the end of the visit of the delegation. This caused the protests of the prisoners.
According to the report of the Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), some of the prisoners who were thought to tend to protest, including “Behnam Ebrahimzadeh” imprisoned labor activist were taken to the security office violently and were held there until the end of the visit of the delegation. The purpose of this was to prevent them from talking to or protesting at the delegation of high-ranking officials of the Human Rights Council of the Judiciary and journalists. Continue reading “Specific Prisoners not Allowed to Meet Authorities Visiting Rajai Shahr Prison”

11 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Eleven prisoners (all 22 to 25 years) were hanged in Rajai Shahr prison on charge of murder on May 25, 2016. One of the prisoners whose identity has been verified by the HRANA, was a juvenile offender and was 16 years old at the time of arrest.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a group of 11 persons all from 22 to 25 years old in Rajai Shahr prison who had been transferred to the solitary confinements, were hanged on May 25, 2016. Continue reading “11 Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison”

Prison Guard Raids Political Prisoners’ Ward in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – About 100 troops of the Prison Guards in Rajai Shahr prison attacked the hall 21 of ward 7 in Rajai Shahr prison and violently inspected and destroyed political-security prisoners’ belongings.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), 100 black troops of security guards of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, with baton and antiriot cover attacked the Hall 21, ward 7 of Rajai Shahr and violently inspected and destroyed political-security prisoners belongings, on 14th May, at 9am. Continue reading “Prison Guard Raids Political Prisoners’ Ward in Rajai Shahr Prison”

Offensive Behavior of Prison Guards of Rajai Shahr Prison with Political Prisoners’ Families

HRANA News Agency – The guards in Rajai-Shahr Prison harassed the families of political prisoners while visiting their prisoners. The protest of prisoners and their families had no result and the encounter which continuously gets worse, has negative influences on the conditions of prisoners and their families.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), families of political prisoners in Rajai-Shahr prison complained to the Prosecutor’s Office due to offensive behavior of the prison guards, but the prosecutor responded that he was not involved in this process and it was not also within the scope of his duties. Continue reading “Offensive Behavior of Prison Guards of Rajai Shahr Prison with Political Prisoners’ Families”

A Report on the Situation of Sunni Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Sunni prisoners locked up in Ward 4 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj have faced problems such as lack of dispatching ill prisoners out of prison and three years of exclusion from eating meat. It is said that in some cases, these problems are deliberately caused by the prison authorities to harass them.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Sunni prisoners in Ward 4 of Hall 10 of Rajai Shahr prison described the situation as inappropriate, while the prisoners face a double whammy. Continue reading “A Report on the Situation of Sunni Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison”

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Injured Prisoners Kept without Medical Treatment in Rajaei Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Rajaei Shahr prison authorities have kept some of the injured prisoners in an environment without light and without sanitary tools while depriving them of the medical treatment as a punishment.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), some prisoners who are speculated to have taken part in recent mass conflict inside the prison, are being kept in an inhumane condition, in violation to all current laws and by arbitrary decisions made by prison authorities, in hall number 33 of section 10 of this prison. Continue reading “Injured Prisoners Kept without Medical Treatment in Rajaei Shahr Prison”

The Execution Of 12 Prisoners In Rajai Shahr Prison Postponed For The Second Time

HRANA News Agency – For the second time in two weeks, the execution of 12 prisoners of Rajai Shahr Prison was halted, and the prisoners were sent from solitary confinement back to the ward.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA), these prisoners, who have been charged with murder and sentenced to death (retaliation in kind), were transferred to solitary confinement for the implementation of the sentences. Continue reading “The Execution Of 12 Prisoners In Rajai Shahr Prison Postponed For The Second Time”

Execution Of 12 Prisoners In Rajai Shahr Prison Postponed

HRANA News Agency – After stopping the execution (retribution) of  twelve prisoners in Rajaee Shahr prison, the prisoners were sent from solitary confinements back to the ward.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA),the reason of  stopping the execution of these prisoners isn’t clear but the prison officials while restoring the sentenced, said that the implementation of the sentences werecanceled in that moment. Continue reading “Execution Of 12 Prisoners In Rajai Shahr Prison Postponed”

At Least 5 Prisoners Hanged In Rajaee Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – At least five prisoners were hanged in Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Wednesday 6th of January, retaliation of at least five people was executed in Rajaee Shahr prison. Continue reading “At Least 5 Prisoners Hanged In Rajaee Shahr Prison”

3 Prisoners Executed In Rajai Shahr Prison In Karaj

HRANA News agency – Three persons were hanged in Rajai Shahr prison on charge of murder and also the sentences of other seven prisoners were susponded.

According to the information of the reporters of HRANA, Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran, the death penalty of three prisoners with the names of “Mehdi Salahshur”, “Masoud Ostad Karim” and “Morteza Ganjehei”, were executed in the morning of Wednesday, 16th December, in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, and seven prisoners with the same charges were not executed and have been temporarily saved from the gallows. Continue reading “3 Prisoners Executed In Rajai Shahr Prison In Karaj”