5 Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Different Prisons

Posted on: April 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, Saeed Razavi Faqih, Iraj Hatami, Farid Azmodeh and Behzad Tarahomi are five political-security prisoners on hunger strike in different prisons.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hossein Ronaghi Maleki and Saeed Razavi Faqih are two political prisoners and patients in ward 7 of Evin prison who are on the 4th and 7th day of their hunger strike because of lack of investigation to their therapeutic situation. So far, their requests have not been addressed by the authorities. (more…)

Chained Prisoners in Orumieh Prison Transferred to Solitary Confinements

Posted on: March 24th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Omid Rahmani and Rasoul Shokri, two prisoners of Uremia prison with financial charges who were chained to the cells doors for protesting by hunger strike, in order to be “a lesson for other prisoners” on Sunday March 13th, were transferred inside the cell. These prisoners are still on hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Omid Rahmani and Rasoul Shokri, two prisoners with financial charges who have been kept in Uremia prison since 2011, started a hunger strike in protest to negligence to their cases. However, despite regular manner of sending prisoners to the solitary confinement, they were chained with handcuffs and shackles to the cells door in order to be “a lesson for other prisoners” for three days. They were transferred inside the cells after three days while they are still in hunger strike. (more…)

2 Prisoners Chained to the Door of Solitary Confinement in Orumieh Prison

Posted on: March 24th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Omid Rahmani and Rasoul Shokri, two prisoners in Orumieh Prison with financial charges, were chained to the door of solitary confinement due to announcing hunger strike, as “a lesson for others prisoners”.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Omid Rahmani and Rasoul Shokri, two prisoners with financial charges, who have been held in  Orumieh Prison, since 2011, were chained to the door of solitary confinement while they were handcuffed and shackled, for more than 48 hours by the prison authorities, following a hunger strike to protest against the lack of proper care towards their case, whilst based on the usual procedure they should have been transferred to the solitary confinement in prison. (more…)