Breathing in Confinement

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October 18th, 2017

Execution of Amirhossein Pourjafar, Juvenile Offender Postponed

Breathing in Confinement – Amirhossein Pourjafar’s execution has been postponed and he will not be hanged tomorrow. Mojtaba Farahbakhsh, Amirhossein Pourjafar’s lawyer told the report of Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI): “Fortunately the execution was postponed and the sentence is not going to be enforced tomorrow.”

October 18th, 2017

Last Efforts to Postpone Juvenile Offender’s Execution

Breathing in Confinement – Amirhossein Pourjafar’s lawyer said his client’s execution might be postponed. According to the reports obtained by Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI), the authorities of Tehran Judiciary are considering the possibility of postponing Amirhossein Pourjafar’s execution.

October 17th, 2017

17-Year-Old Offender Scheduled to Be Executed in 2 Days

Breathing in Confinement – Amirhossein Pourjafar, 17-year-old prisoner has been taken to solitary confinement of Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj in order to be executed in 2 days. According to the reports obtained by Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI), the juvenile offender will be executed on October 19th if the last attempts to obtain […]

October 14th, 2017

Amnesty International Calls on Iran to Halt the Execution of 17-Year-Old Prisoner

Breathing in Confinement – Amnesty International called on the Iranian authorities to halt the imminent execution of a 17-year-old boy and commute his sentence to imprisonment. According to the statement, the boy was convicted of murder and rape and sentenced to death.

October 11th, 2017

Rajai Shahr Prison; Pressures Continue on Political Prisoners

Breathing in Confinement – The political prisoners in hall 10 of ward 4 of Rajai Shahr Prison are still being reported to be under pressure. The reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” indicate that despite replacing the Head of the Prison, the prisoners still have to sleep in the corridor of the hall.

October 9th, 2017

International Day Against Death Penalty: 526 Executions in One Year in Iran

Breathing in Confinement – At least 526 prisoners have been executed in Iran during the past one year. The center of statistics of Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI) has published a report on the occasion of October 10th, International Day Against Death Penalty and stated that at least 526 death penalties have been carried […]

October 5th, 2017

Mohammad Jarrahi, Labor Activist and Former Political Prison Died of Cancer

Breathing in Confinement – Mohammad Jarrahi, labor activist and former political prisoner passed away some hours ago. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” the 59-year-old member of the Committee to Follow-up Establishing Workers’ Organizations, passed away in “Martyrs Hospital of Tajrish” in Tehran, today, October 5th after one year of severe illness.

October 2nd, 2017

41 Executions and 3 Amputations in Iran in September 2017

Breathing in Confinement – At least 41 prisoners have been executed in September in Iran. The statistics center of the Prisoners’ Rights League in Iran (PRLI) has published this report stating that at least 8 prisoners were executed publically.

September 27th, 2017

The Interrogator to Soheil Arabi: “You Will Die Here!”

Breathing in Confinement – The latest reports indicate that Soheil Arabi is in a ‘very critical’ condition on the 5th day of his dry hunger strike. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” Soheil Arabi, prisoner of conscience is in a critical condition on the 5th day of his dry hunger strike.

September 26th, 2017

At Least 1 Prisoner Executed in Uremia Prison

Breathing in Confinement – At least one prisoner was executed in Central Prison of Uremia. According to the reports obtained by “Breathing in Confinement,” one of the 2 prisoners who had yesterday been sent to solitary confinements was executed in Central Prison of Uremia.