Two Infants along their mothers in grave danger in Semnan Prison, Iran
HRANA News Agency – Two Baha’i citizens, Zahra Nik-A’in and Taraneh Torabi with their infants in Semnan Prison are in grave danger and need immediate medical care.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Zahra Nik-A’in and Taraneh Torabi, Baha’i citizens who were sentenced to 23 and 20 months in prison, respectively, are serving their sentences at Semnana Prison despite being mothers of infants. Zahra has a 11-month old son, and Taraneh has a five-month old son. All of them are severely sick and need immediate medical care.
Zahra Nik A’in: 14 Mar 2011; Arrested, 03 Apr 2011: Released on 100 millions Tomans bail, 16 Apr 2011: Summoned and interrogated, 15 Dec 2011: Sentenced to seven year in prison, but sentenced by Semnan Court of Appeals to 23 month in prison.
Taraneh Torabi: 20 Feb 2011; Arrested, 23 Feb 2012: Sentenced to 5 years and 10 months in prison on charges of “setting up and running an illegal group, 02 Jul 2012: Reported sentenced by Semnan Court of Appeals to 20 months.