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Iran: Six prisoners hanged in Bandar Abbas

NCRI - In a group hanging on April 10, the Iranian regime hanged six prisoners in Bandar Abbas prison. Two of those executed by the names of Ahmad Rahimi, 20, and Omid Shekari, 21, were held in the youth ward of the prison. Ahmad Rahimi was less than 17-years-old at the time of his arrest.


Iranian Resistance appeal to save four death row prisoners in Bandar Abbas

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls for urgent action to save four inmates in Bandar Abbas prison, who have been transferred to solitary confinement on April 9 to await execution.

Ahmad Rahimi, now 20, was less than 17 when arrested., along with Omid Shekari, was held in youth ward of the prison. The third prisoner has been named as Zargham, aged, 30, and the fourth is unnamed.


Iranian Resistance reminds Japanese government of its responsibilities in protecting refugees

NCRI - The Iranian resistance deeply regrets the death of a young Iranian asylum-seeker in a detention center in Japan; offers its condolences to his family and friends; and reminds the Japanese government of its responsibility to protect the refugees and the asylum-seekers, to respect their rights, and to implement the pertaining international laws and covenants.


Iranian Resistance demands UN action to save jailed political hunger striker

NCRI - The Iranian Resistance has called on the United Nations and human rights groups to take urgent action to save the life of a critically ill labour activist on the the 30th day of a hunger strike jailed for his opposition to the theocratic regime.

Shahrokh Zamani, 49, was arrested in June 2011 in city of Tabriz, north western Iran, and was sentenced to 11 years in prison on charges of 'propaganda against the system' and creating an opposition group.


Iran: Regime intensifies pressure on political prisoners during New Year holidays

NCRI - The Iranian regime's henchmen attacked political prisoners in Section 12 of the Central Prison in city of Orumiyeh on March 31.

Around 40 regime agents searched the ward and seized the notes and books of prisoners, and destroyed their personal belongings, on the orders of the head of the prison.