Heydar Ghorbani, a Kurdish political prisoner in Iran is facing imminent execution. On Wednesday, August 5, Branch 27 of Iran’s Supreme Court upheld a death sentence against political prisoner Heydar Ghorbani from the city of Kamyaran in Kuridstan province, western Iran.
There have been several attacks on political prisoners in Iran’s jails in the past few days. The attacks were carried out by common prisoners incited and hired by prison authorities.
Majid Assadi, Mohammad Bannazadeh Amirkhizi and Payam Shakiba imprisoned at Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj were summoned to the Evin prison prosecutor’s office today and were told that new charges had been brought against them while they were in prison.
Six political activists, along with Farangis Mazloum, Soheil Arabi’s mother, were sentenced to prison by Branch 29 of the Revolutionary Court
Seven Iranian political activists have been sentenced to prison on vague and trumped-up charges by Judge Seyyed Ali Mazloum of Branch 29 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court. Here we will explain the sentences.
A revolutionary court in Tehran has sentenced seven political activists to prison.
The verdict was issued by the Branch 29 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court headed by judge Seyyed Ali Mazloum.
Iran Human Rights Monitor released its report into the situation of human rights in Iran in June 2020 this week, specifically highlighting a crackdown on political prisoners and an attempt to crush any sort of protests with force.
Iranian political prisoner Narges Mohammadi has spoken out about the horrific psychological torture that she is suffering in Zanjan Prison, forced to hear and watch the executions of prisoners.
Iranian political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared refused to appear in Evin [Prison] Courthouse last week after she was verbally summoned to be arraigned on new charges levied against her.
The Iranian regime does not only give its opponents a hard time on the streets; it is also killing them inside Iran’s jails.
Hedayat Abdollahpour, a political prisoner sentenced to death, was transferred from Urmia Central Prison to an unknown location on, May 9, 2020.