Yousef Emadi Sentenced to Imprisonment and Exile in a New Case

Posted on: November 23rd, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Yousef Emadi who was imprisoned for collaborating in the production and distribution of “unauthorized” music, was sentenced to another year in jail and exile to Bushehr by Judge Moghiseh for his new case on the charge of “propaganda against the system” which had been opened against him in the prison period.

According to the verdict of the primitive sentence which has been notified to the lawyer of Yousef Emadi, the activist of the music arena was sentenced to one year in prison and two years in exile in Bushehr on charge of “propaganda against the regime” by branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court headed by Judge Moghiseh. (more…)

Political Prisoners’ Letter about Arash Sadeghi’s Critical Health Condition

Posted on: August 9th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Ismail Abdi, trade unionist and Yousef Emadi, imprisoned artist in ward 350 of Evin prison, in a letter to the head of Evin Prison, warned him about the worsening health condition of imprisoned activist Arash Sadeghi in this ward and called for addressing his situation and sending him to the hospital. Mr. Sadeghi suffered from numerous medical problems after the hunger strike and is being deprived of receiving adequate medical treatment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on April 3, 2017, two political prisoners in ward 350 of Evin prison by writing a letter to President Chaharmahali, warned him about the “humanitarian disaster by worsening Arash Sadeghi’s condition and his extreme weakness”. (more…)

Article 134 Won’t Be Applied to Mahdi and Hussein Rajabian

Posted on: July 15th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The two imprisoned artist brothers, Mahdi and Hussein Rajabian were informed that article 134 which would reduce the amount of their imprisonment and the fine will not be applied for them.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), based on the inquiries from Branch 54 of the Tehran Appeals Court, article 134 which would reduce the amount of their imprisonment and the fine will not be applied for them. (more…)

Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian Begin Serving their Sentences in Evin Prison

Posted on: June 18th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Two artist brothers, Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian, filmmaker and musician, were summoned to Evin prison to serve their three years in prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mehdi Rajabian, musician and his brother Hossain Rajabian, filmmaker were summoned to Evin prison in order to serve their three years in prison. They showed up in the Evin prison and have been imprisoned. (more…)

A Filmmaker and 2 Musicians on the Verge of Imprisonment

Posted on: May 15th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The sentences of Hossain Rajabian, Iranian filmmaker Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, two musicians have been transmitted to the executive branch, and they are on the verge of imprisonment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), the sentences of Hossain Rajabia, Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, three artists who were sentenced to three years in prison and 200 million IRR fine each, by branch number 54 of the appeal court have been transmitted to branch number one of the executive court. (more…)

Amnesty International Calls for Quashing the Convictions of 3 Artists

Posted on: March 2nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Amnesty International has called for quashing the convictions including financial fines of the 3 convicted artists. Two musicians Mehdi Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, and a filmmaker Hossein Rajabian have been each sentenced to 6 years in prison and financial fines.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Amnesty International has called on the Iranian authorities to quash the convictions of Mehdi Rajabian, Hossein Rajabian and Yousef Emadi as they arise solely from the men’s peaceful exercise of their rights of freedom of expression and association through music and film. (more…)

The Appeal Court Of 3 Artists Was Held In Tehran

Posted on: January 4th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – The Appeal Court was hold for Mehdi Rajabian, Hossein Rajabian and Yousef Emadi, three artists, who had been sentenced together to eighteen years imprisonment in the first trial, and now they are waiting for the decision of the Court of Appeal.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mehdi Rajabian, Setar player and founder of the “Barge Music” media, Hossein Rajabian filmmaker and freelance photographer and Youseph Emadi, musician, attended a trial in Branch 54 of the Court of Appeal, presided by Judge Babaei, on 22nd December. (more…)