A Comprehensive Report on the Latest Developments in Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: September 2nd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – An estimated number of 50 political prisoners held in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj have been transferred to a new and security hall in recent weeks. There are the deprivations which have been imposed on prisoners in this hall where even the toilets are equipped with CCTV cameras. The situation has prompted political prisoners to protest. At least 16 prisoners are on hunger strike in a critical condition.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 53 political-security prisoners detained in hall 12 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were transferred to a hall which was previously rebuilt and developed by security forces, with the presence of a large number of prison guards, without prior notice on July 30, 2017. The hall is equipped with a large number of surveillance cameras and surveillance devices, as well as the shields that separate it from the rest of the prison.The families of these prisoners in the wake of their concern about the fate of their relatives, had referred to the judicial authorities who are responsible for this issue but these efforts had not resulted. (more…)

Latest Situation of Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison: Hunger Strike Continues

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – An estimated number of 50 political prisoners held in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj have been transferred to a new and security hall in recent weeks. There are the deprivations which have been imposed on prisoners in this hall where even the toilets are equipped with CCTV cameras. The situation has prompted political prisoners to protest. At least 18 prisoners are on the 25th day of their hunger strike in a critical condition.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 53 political-security prisoners detained in hall 12 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were transferred to a hall which was previously rebuilt and developed by security forces, with the presence of a large number of prison guards, without prior notice on July 30, 2017. The hall is equipped with a large number of surveillance cameras and surveillance devices, as well as the shields that separate it from the rest of the prison. (more…)

Political Prisoners of Rajai Shahr Prison Transferred to a New Hall

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – An estimated number of 50 Political prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj have been transferred to a new security ward. In this ward, where even bathrooms are equipped with CCTV cameras, there are more limits for prisoners. This new situation has prompted political prisoners to protest. 12 prisoners have gone on hunger strike and 6 inmates are in solitary confinement. Tensions in this ward continue.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), with the presence of a large number of prison guards, and without prior notice, about 50 political prisoners in Hall 12 of Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj were transferred to a place which has been built from a long time ago by the security forces. This site is equipped with a large number of surveillance cameras and surveillance devices, as well as shields that separate it from the rest of the prison. Political prisoners have been protesting at this place since their transfer, on July 30. (more…)

Political Prisoners Deprived of Visiting Their Imprisoned Family Members

Posted on: January 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Some of the political prisoner of Rajaei Shahr in Karaj, whose siblings or other family members are imprisoned, too have monthly visits with them. But they were deprived of it for the second time, because of their refusal from wearing prison uniform and being in handcuffs and shackles.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on November 24, five political prisoners in Rajaei Shahr were deprived of having visits with their family members, due to their refusal from wearing prison’s uniform. (more…)

Political Prisoners Prevented from Visiting Their Other Imprisoned Family Members

Posted on: November 17th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Some of the political prisoners of Rajaei Shahr prison whose wives or other family members are also imprisoned, because of obligatory prison uniform and appearing with handcuffs and shackles, refused to have prisoner visits.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 5 political prisoners of Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj, refused to visit their family members who are also imprisoned, due to the obligatory prison uniform, handcuffs and shackles on October 25. (more…)

The List Of Over 80 Political Prisoners In Rajai Shahr Prison In Karaj

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The following list includes names, warrants and charges of more than 80 political prisoners, prisoners of conscience and security in Rajai Shahr prison which has been prepared by the reporters of HRANA.

A diverse range of prisoners charged with political, conscience, military and security allegations are being held in Rajai Shahr prison. Although many of these prisoners are kept in separate rooms in Hall 12 but a large number of these prisoners are being kept also between non-political, criminals and sometimes dangerous prisoners unlike the principle of separation of crimes. (more…)

Hunger strike of prisoners in solidarity with victims of acid attacks

Posted on: October 26th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – 14 political prisoners of hall number 12 of Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj went to hunger strike on Saturday in solidarity with victims of recent acid attacks in Isfahan.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Reza Akbari Monfared, Mohammad Amir Khizi, Behnam Ibrahim Zadeh, Khaled Hardani, Afshin Hairatian, Saleh Kohandel, Abulghasem Fouladvand, Shahrokh Zamani, Saeid Masoori, Mohammadali Mansouri, Asadollah Hadi, Latif Hasani, Afshin Baymani and Misagh Yazdan Nejad went in hunger strike in solidarity with victims of acid throwing attacks in Isfahan, on Saturday October 25. (more…)

7 political prisoners exiled to Rajai Shahr Prison

Posted on: June 2nd, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Seven prisoners of ward number 350 of Evin prison, has been exiled to Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj yesterday morning.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Reza Shahabi, Reza Akbari Monfared, Javad Fooladvand, Asghar Ghottan, Asadollah Hadi, Gholamhossain Asadi and Ali Sallanpoor are the political prisoners who have been transferred to Rajai Shahr prison. (more…)

Prison guards raiding ward 350 of Evin Prison

Posted on: April 19th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – 31 political prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement and their belongings were destroyed, some of them are in critical condition in solitary confinements.

 

“Ismael Barzegari’s ribs were broken, Soheil Babadi’s arm and neck were bruised, Soroush Sabet’s head was bleeding, Samko Khelghatis clothes were torn, Gholamreza Khosravi and Reza Akbari were severely injured, Asadollah Hadi faced heart problem because he had recently an open operation on his heart. And also Omid Behrouzian had severe bleeding because the vein of his hand was cut.” A source told HRANA. (more…)

7 prisoners refused to visit the families in solidarity with Dervishes

Posted on: March 12th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Seven prisoners of ward 350 of Evin prison refused to visit their families.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), some of the prisoners of ward 350 of Evin prison refused to go to visit hall, in protest to medical negligence of political prisoners and forcing them to wear prison’s dress (refusal of wearing prison’s dress, due to its offensive effect, resulted in halts of medical treatments of many prisoners) on Monday March 10, 2014. (more…)