Two Death-Row Ill Sunni prisoners Transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison

HRANA News Agency – Syed Hadi Hosseini (left) and Seddigh Mohammadi (right), two Sunni prisoners with psychological illnesses on death-row in Iran, were transferred to Rajai Shahr prison earlier today.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the two men, who had been sentenced to death for ‘Moharabeh [enmity against God] through supporting Salafi groups’, had been held in appalling conditions in the notorious Ghezel Hesar prison near Tehran for the past two years. Continue reading “Two Death-Row Ill Sunni prisoners Transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison”

Two Sunni prisoners re-sentenced to death

HRANA News Agency – Two Sunni prisoners suffering from psychological illnesses are in danger of execution after their death sentences were confirmed by the Supreme Court in Iran.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the two men, Syed Hadi Hosseini and Seddigh Mohammadi, had ended a 7-week long hunger strike in December 2013 after being informed by lawyers that the Supreme Court had overturned their death sentences due to their psychological illnesses. They were also told that they would receive a retrial in the Revolutionary Court in Sanandaj. Continue reading “Two Sunni prisoners re-sentenced to death”

23 political prisoners on one-day hunger strike

HRANA News Agency – At least 23 political and conscientious prisoners of Ghezelhesar, Rajaeishahr and Uremia prison went on hunger strike in a symbolic movement, in response to wave of executions, which has been coinciding since the new administration has come to power.
 
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), this strike which is in response to political executions of Kurd and Baloch prisoners has started on Wednesday November 4th, on those three prisons. According to reports from Uremia prison intelligent service forces of Uremia transferred five prisoners with the names of 1) Ahmad Tamouyi 2) Yousef Kakeh Memi 3) Ali Ahmad Salimian 4)Mostafa Ali Ahmad 5) Jahangir Badoozadeh, who wanted to attend on this strike to an unknown location the day before. Continue reading “23 political prisoners on one-day hunger strike”

Hunger strike continues in Ghezel Hesar prison

HRANA News Agency – 6 prisoners of conscientious are on day 25 of their hunger strike while at least 1800 other prisoners of unit two in Ghezelhesar prison, are on their third day of hunger strike.
 
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), since Monday November 25, and after transferring 11 prisoners of unit two for carrying out execution, at least 1800 prisoners of this unit went on hunger strike. Continue reading “Hunger strike continues in Ghezel Hesar prison”

Sunni prisoners on the 20th day of hunger strike

HRANA News Agency – Physical condition of six Sunni prisoners of conscientious, who are on hunger strike, is reported very severe. A normal prisoner is got beaten for having contact with them.

 

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), these Sunni prisoners of conscientious, who have sentenced to death, are transferred from solitary confinement to service ward, but they are under pressure, by prison’s authorities and other prisoner are banned from having contact with them. Continue reading “Sunni prisoners on the 20th day of hunger strike”

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