Fire-fighters and rescuers are buried under trash

Posted on: May 24th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – As a result of a mudslide at a landfill, a group of fire-fighters and rescuers who were trying to put out a fire fell into a hole more than 98 feet deep.  They are now buried under a  mountain of trash which clasped after them.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ramzan Amini, the deputy mayor of Shiraz, has announced that 11 individuals were buried under the trash at Barmshor Landfill.  Four men have already been rescued, and efforts to rescue the others are underway.

According to another report by Mahr News Agency, Ramin Talabi, the director of the fire department at the city of Shiraz, has said that because of the volume of trash piled up at the site, the rescuers have had difficulty reaching the missing victims.  “Two fire-fighters, two horticultural engineers and two utility workers are still missing,” Talabi said.  “The most important obstacles are the volume of trash and mud at the site.”  The experts at the landfill have estimated that the victims are under more than 40 tons of trash.

Enforcement of amputation sentence in Shiraz

Posted on: January 24th, 2013

HRANA News Agency – The hand amputation sentence enforced of a man on charge of robbery in Shiraz on January 24th.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), quoted from Mehr, Thursday morning the hand amputation verdict of a man who arrested on charge of robbery, enforced in public.


Eleven Drug Dealers Hanged in Shiraz

Posted on: November 25th, 2011

HRANA News Agency – With the approval of Iran’s Attorney General, eleven convicted drug traffickers were hanged in Shiraz, Fars Province.

According to a report by the Public Relations of the Justice Department in Fars Province, eleven individuals were hanged in Adelabad Prison in Shiraz after the Attorney General approved the death sentences issued by the Revolutionary Courts in Shiraz, Abadeh, Darab and Nayreiz counties.

The Justice Department in Fars Province has released information indicating that these eleven individuals were charged with and convicted of possessing and transporting opium, heroin and morphine from 2008 through 2010.The Judiciary Amnesty Commission had previously rejected the defendants’ appeals for pardon.

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Scattered reports of demonstrations in Tehran and several large cities on the first day of the Persian month Esfand.

Posted on: February 24th, 2011

Despite the presence of tens of thousands of police and security officers in high-traffic areas and main squares of Tehran protests scattered across this great city was held.

HRANA reporters, according to news organization Human Rights Activists in Iran, and critics looking for protesters to call for government policy to hold a demonstration on Sunday, holding the first Persian month Esfand suitable memorial to the victims streets of Tehran on February 25 and other cities , Esfehan, Shiraz, Rasht, Bokan, Marivan, Tabriz,Mashad, Sanandaj ,witnessed the presence of several other Iranian cities High numbers of security forces dispersed demonstrations in some cities has been