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…)

A political prisoner is in bad condition in the prison of Kashmar

Posted on: June 29th, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Shaker Baghi, the Kurdish political prisoner from Turkey is in bad condition in the prison of Kashmar.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shaker Baghi, from Van of Turkey had been arrested on the way from Sanandaj to Mariwan in 2007. He was kept in the Diesel Abad prison of Kermanshah for 2 months and was transferred to Sanandaj prison afterwards. Finally, the authorities transferred him to the prison of Kashmar in Razavi Khorasan province. (more…)