The Campaign of ‘Rights of Prisoners’ Launched by a Letter of Atena Daemi

Posted on: January 18th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Recently a campaign with the hashtag #right-of-prisoner with the aim of calling the head of prisons to respect the rights of inmates such as access to health care, has been launched based on the international law. The campaign has been organized on the basis of Atena Daemi’s letter before going to jail, by United for Iran.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Atena Daemi, jailed human rights activist wrote in a letter: “Today some of the bravest and most committed citizens are imprisoned because of their political, civil and human rights activities and authorities are refusing the provision of health care to prisoners by clearly violating domestic and international laws. In addition, the ordinary prisoners suffer from far worse situations in the jail.” (more…)

The List of Women, Imprisoned on Charge of Muharebeh

Posted on: August 28th, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Prisoners who have been sentenced with the old penal code, now have a chance of retrial, reduction of sentence and even freedom. Currently, many prisoners, including at least 11 female prisoners have heavy sentences on the charge of Muharebeh. The following list, as the first list of “prisoners with Muharebeh charges”, is concentrated on these 11 female prisoners.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), at least 11 female prisoners with Muharebeh charges are held in different prisons across the country and are serving heavy sentences. According to the new penal code and by changing the section about Muharebeh, they could ask for retrial. Many of them may find reduction in their sentences, and for some, due to a long time that they have already served there is a chance of being released. (more…)

Medical negligence over Zainab Jalalian’s Kidney problem

Posted on: July 23rd, 2014

HRANA News Agency – Despite Kidney failure, Zainab Jalalian – a Kurdish Political Activist held in Kermanshash Prison – has not received medical treatment and prison authorities fail to attend to her medical needs.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Zainab Jalalian a political prisoner kept at Kermanshah Women’s Prison is suffering from Kidney failure and is in extreme health condition after her illness was exacerbated. (more…)