Abbas Lesani and 11 other Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Posted on: May 31st, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Abbas Lesani, Turk (Azeri) activist who has been exiled to Adel-Abad prison in Shiraz, started a hunger strike in protest to preventing him from being released and fabricating a new case for him. At the same time, 11 other political prisoners started hunger strike in solidarity with him.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Abbas Lesani, Turk (Azeri) activist, who is being kept in Adel Abad prison of Shiraz in exile, was supposed to be released on May 18, but it was prevented due to a new case that has been opened for him. He has started a hunger strike in response. (more…)

3 Civil Activists Released on the Bail from Tabriz Prison

Posted on: July 19th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Rasoul Razavi, one of the detainees of the “Quds Day” was released on the bail from Tabriz Central Prison. Hossein Rakhshani kia and Sevindik Lotfi, had been released over the past days.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), these activists were released temporarily, on a bail of 50 million Tomans, while they had been charged with “propaganda against the regime” and, “disturbing public opinion” by the Court Branch 19, presided by Judge Samadi, in Tabriz. (more…)

Four Detained Civil Activists Transferred to Central Prison of Tabriz

Posted on: July 16th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – Four civil rights activists in Tabriz, who were arrested by the security forces on Friday on the “Quds Day” protests, were transferred to the Tabriz Central Prison, after a bail with the amount of 50 million Tomans was determined for each of them.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on Sunday 12th July, Rasoul Razavi, Hossein Rakhshani Kia, and Sevindik Lotfi were transferred to the quarantine of Tabriz Central Prison and so far there is no information on the identity of the fourth person. These activists are expected to be released temporarily in the coming days after securing the bails. (more…)

At Least 4 Civilians Have Been Arrested in Tabriz

Posted on: July 12th, 2015

HRANA News Agency – At least four people were arrested on Qods day’s rally, in Tabriz by the security forces. The arrestee’s names are Rasoul Razavi, Hossain Rakhshanikia and Sevindik Lotfi and the identity of the other one is unknown.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), these arrests happened after civil rights activists of Tabriz demonstrated their solidarity with Uighur Muslims in China with placards and banners. (more…)