Vahid Sayadi’s Sentence Reduced to 30 Months

Posted on: August 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency –Vahid Sayadi’s sentence of 8 years of imprisonment on charges like insulting the supreme leader was reduced to 30 months.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Vahid Nasiri, political prisoner who had previously been charged with belligerence, insulting the supreme leader and propaganda against the regime and sentenced respectively to 5, 2 and 1 years in prison, after article 134 (accumulation of sentences) was applied to his case, must serve a total of 30 months.

Need to be mentioned, appeal court session of Vahid Sayadi was held on December 15, in branch number 54 by judge Babaei.

Previously, Mr. Sayadi had started a hunger strike on October 16, 2016, in protest to undecided condition of his case. This political prisoner was sentenced to 8 years in prison for charges like insulting the supreme leader and belligerence. But after 13 months since his request for appeal, no session had been held for him.

Vahid Sayadi finally ended his long hunger strike after his appeal court session was scheduled.

Mehdi Rajabian Transferred to the Hospital Again

Posted on: November 21st, 2016

HRANA News Agency – 7 political prisoners are on hunger strike with different demands, in different prisons. General health condition of some of these prisoners is reported to be bad. Rasoul Razavi and Morteza Moradpoor are respectively on the 40th and 13th day of hunger strike and have been exiled to central prison of Karaj and deprived of having phone call. In Evin prison, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, two artist brothers Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian, and Ali Shariati are respectively on the 28th, 20th, 16th, and 13th day of hunger strike. This is while prison authorities lunched a session and threatened prisoners on the strike. Mehdi Rajabian has been transferred to a hospital again for stomach bleeding. Vahid Sayadi was transferred to ward number 4 by prison guards. Hossain Alimohammadi, political prisoner in Tabriz prison, ended his strike after he accomplished his goal. Still there is no information about the fate of Mohammad Ali Taheri, who was reported to be on hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Rasoul Razavi, Morteza Moradpoor, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, two artist brothers Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian and Ali Shariati, are 7 prisoners who are on hunger strike. (more…)

Mehdi Rajabian Transferred to a Hospital on the 12th Day of Hunger Strike

Posted on: November 19th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Mehdi Rajabian, imprisoned artist in Evin prison, was transferred to a hospital following stomach bleeding resulted from hunger strike. In another news, security authorities of this prison, has threatened prisoners on hunger strike and prisoners who signed the letter in support of these prisoners.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi Rajabian, imprisoned artist, was transferred to Taleghani hospital, following stomach bleeding resulted from hunger strike on his 12th day of strike, on November 8. (more…)

9 Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in 3 Different Prisons of Iran

Posted on: November 11th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – 9 political prisoners in Evin, Tabriz and Rajaei Shahr prisons, are on hunger strike since 5 to 30 days ago. The health condition of some of them have been reported to be very bad. From three political prisoners in Tabriz prison, Rasoul Razavi and Morteza Moradpoor have been transferred to Rajaei Shahr prison. Hossain Alimohammadi who is kept still in central prison of Tabriz. In Evin prison, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian and Ali Shariati are on hunger strike. On the other hand, Mohammadali Taheri’ had been in hunger strike since more than a month ago, but there is no information about him since then.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Rasoul Razavi, Morteza Moradpoor, Mohammadali Taheri, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian, Hossain Alimohammadali and Ali Shariati, are 9 political prisoners in Tabriz, Rajaei Shahr and Evin prisons, who are on hunger strike for different reasons. (more…)