The List of Prisoners Charged with Muharebeh and Sentenced to More than 20 Years

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners who have been charged with Muharebeh according to the old Penal Code, would find the chance of a retrial, after the changes and may receive reduction in their sentences or be released. Currently there are at least 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different ways been sentenced to more than twenty years imprisonment (with the exception of life imprisonment sentences).

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 48 male prisoners in Iranian prisons on charges of Muharebeh, who have in different ways been sentenced to more than twenty years imprisonment (with the exception of life imprisonment sentences). Due to the changes in the Islamic Penal Code in 2013, these prisoners may request for a retrial. Some might receive reduction in their sentences and some others who have served many years in prison may get released. (more…)

Nine Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Yazd Prison

Posted on: November 24th, 2011

HRANA News Agency – On Tuesday, November 22, 2011, nine political prisoners in Yazd Prison began their hunger strike to protest against being locked up together with ordinary inmates and also the inappropriate behavior of prison officials towards political prisoners.

Norooz News has released the names of political prisoners who are currently on hunger strike in Yazd Prison:

1.Khales Zamani (son of Yusuf)
2.
Abdolsaleh Osmani (son of Solieman)
3.
Abdolrahman Jangali (son of Abdullah)
4.
Ali Salehi (son of Mohammad)
5.
Omar Imami (son of Hassan)
6.
Mohammad Moradi (son of Abdullah)
7.
Hani Bani (son of Sal and an Arab)
8.
Rostam Arkia
9.
Vali Doroodi (son of Anvar)

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