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10 Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison Scheduled for Execution

10 Prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison Scheduled for Execution Iran Human Rights - About ten prisoners in Karaj's Rajai Shahr Prison (Alborz Province, northern Iran) were transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for their executions scheduled for Wednesday July 20. According to close sources, two of the prisoners have been identified as Reza Teimouri and Mohsen Khanmohammadi.

A close source tells Iran Human Rights: "Most of these prisoners are on death row for murder charges. They weren't able to obtain consent from the complainants on their case files to stop their executions, so they are scheduled to be hanged on Wednesday morning."

On Wednesday July 13, Iranian authorities reportedly executed six prisoners at this prison. Since last week, starting from Monday July 11 until Sunday July 17, about 30 executions were reportedly carried out across Ira


Image result for iran human rightsAmnesty - Amnesty International's report, Health taken hostage: Cruel denial of medical care in Iran's prisons, provides a grim snapshot of health care in the country's prisons and illustrates the way that the Iranian authorities are callously toying with the lives of prisoners of conscience and other political prisoners. It presents strong evidence that the judiciary, in particular the Office of the Prosecutor, and prison administrations deliberately prevent access to adequate medical care, in many cases as an intentional act of cruelty intended to intimidate, punish or humiliate political prisoners, or to extract forced "confessions" or statements of "repentance" from them.

Narges Mohammadi Transferred to the Hospital

Narges MohammadiHRANA News Agency – Narges Mohammadi was transferred to the hospital on the 6th day of hunger strike.

Further Information: Sick prisoner of conscience returned to prison: Saeed Hosseinzadeh - Civil society activist and prisoner of conscience Saeed Hosseinzadeh was forced to interrupt his treatment and return to Tehran’s Evin Prison

New Law Reduces Employment Prospects for Women in Iran

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iranhumanrights - Iran’s Parliament has ratified an amended law that reduces the working hours of female employees with certain family obligations by eight hours per week.

Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Quits after Years of State Harassment and Threats


iranhumanrights - Constant pressure and harassment by Iran’s Judiciary and security establishment have forced a human rights lawyer to leave her profession.

70-Year-Old Man Sentenced to Flogging for Demanding Information on Missing Son

payvand - The wife of Hashem Zeinali, a 70-year-old man who was given a lashing and prison sentence after peacefully demanding information about his missing son while standing

Imprisoned Christian Convert Starts Hunger Strike

Imprisoned Christian Convert Starts Hunger Strike - Ebrahim Firouzi, an imprisoned Christian convert, began a hunger strike on Tuesday July 12 after he was beaten by authorities in Rajai Shahr Prison.

Seven Prisoners Executed

Iran: Seven Prisoners Executed - Iranian authorities silent, but unofficial confirmed sources report seven executions were carried out in Iran in the last two days.

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