A Report about Hunger Strikers in Prisons of Iran

Posted on: August 6th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Reza Samiei Monfared, Hengameh Shahidi, Atena Daemi, and Esmail Abdi, four prisoners of conscience at Evin prison have been on hunger strike. At the same time, Seyed Hassan Hoseini, Ali Jahangiri and Hosein Yahyaei, three ordinary prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj have gone on hunger strike since the last week of April, and their condition is not good.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Reza Samiei Monfared, security prisoner has gone on hunger strike since March 5, Hengameh Shahidi, a journalist and political activist, since March 9, Atena Daemi, human rights defender at women’s ward, since April 8, and Esmail Abdi, a teacher and trade unionist in ward 350 of Evin prison, since April 30, have gone on hunger strike with various demands.  (more…)

Collective testimony of political prisoners about Ahmad Daneshpour

Posted on: January 18th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – In a letter, a group of political prisoners in the ward 350 of Evin prison expressed their concerns around the health situation of Ahmad Daneshpour-Moghadam in this prison.


According to HRANA reporters, the news organization of human rights activists in Iran, the political prison, Ahmad Daneshpour, fell unconscious following the deterioration of his health and seriously injured his chin.


The following is the full text letter that has been submitted to HRANA: (more…)