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 tens of prisoners who have been sentenced to life-time prison on charge of Muharebeh, at least 26 of whom are the men. The following list is the second list of prisoners with the charge of Muharebeh.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least 26 male prisoners are sentenced to life-time prison on charge of Muharebeh in different prisons around the country. 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…)
HRANA News Agency – Vali Doroodi the Kurdish political prisoner in Yazd central prison has been deprived of furlough for 17 years.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), this Kurdish political prisoner whom served in Iranian navy was arrested in 80s on charge of collaboration with democratic party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) and was released in 1993. (more…)
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)
9.Vali Doroodi (son of Anvar)
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