Breathing in Confinement

religious minorities
August 3rd, 2016

Additional Information / The Number of Executed Sunni Prisoners Reached to 25

Breathing in Confinement – The number of executed Sunni prisoners reached to 25. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Defenders Association, 25 of the 36 people who had been transferred from ward 10 in Rajai Shahr to solitary confinements were executed.

August 2nd, 2016

At Least 16 Sunni Prisoners Executed in Iran

Breathing in Confinement – At least 16 Sunni prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison of Karaj. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, at least 16 of 36 Sunni death row prisoners who had been transferred to the solitary confinements were executed this morning.

August 2nd, 2016

Dozens of Sunni Prisoners Transferred to Solitary Confinements to Be Executed

Breathing in Confinement – Dozens of Sunni prisoners of ward 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison were taken to the solitary confinements after the prison guard raided the ward. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, 36 Sunni death row political prisoners of ward 10 of Rajai Shahr Prison were taken to solitary confinements with […]

May 23rd, 2016

No Information about Bagher Gholami after 3 Months of Detention

Breathing in Confinement – Family of Bagher Gholami, Ahwazi activist, after nearly three months of his detention, still has no information of his fate. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Bagher Gholami, son of Eshagh, born on 04.12.1980, married and father of a daughter named Salma (3 years old) and a son named […]

March 4th, 2015

Ministry of Intelligence Prohibits Sunnis from Holding Funeral of 6 Executed Prisoners

Breathing in Confinement – Ministry of Intelligence in City of Sanandaj, has put Sunni preachers in under pressure to prevent them from attending the funeral of Hamed Ahmadi, Jamshid and Jahangir Dehghani, Kamal Molaei, Hadi Hosseini and Sadigh Mohammadi. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Ministry of Intelligence office in Sanandaj has summoned […]

March 4th, 2015

6 Sunni Prisoners Executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj

Breathing in Confinement – 6 Sunni Prisoners were executed in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Hamed Ahmadi, Jamshid and Jahangir Dehghani, Kamal Molaei, Hadi Hosseini and Sadigh Mohammadi who were taken on 3rd March, from Hall 10 of ward 4 in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj to […]

March 3rd, 2015

6 Death Row Sunni Prisoners Transferred to Solitary Confinements

Breathing in Confinement – 6 death row Sunni prisoners in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj have been transferred to solitary confinements to be executed. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, on 3rd March 2015, prison guards guided by intelligence officers entered the Hall 10 of ward 4 in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj […]

January 26th, 2015

A Sunni Prisoners Open Letter

Breathing in Confinement – Fowad Ahmed Nouri, prisoner of conscience in Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj shared with the public just a part of his and his family’s problems through an open letter. According to the report of “Breath in Confinement”, Fowad Ahmad Noori, who has been sentenced to 13 years imprisonment on charges of […]

January 10th, 2015

Two Psychologically Ill Sunni Prisoners Awaiting Execution Transferred to Rajai Shahr Prison

Breathing in Confinement – Syed Hadi Hosseini and Seddigh Mohammadi, two Sunni prisoners with psychological illnesses on death-row in Iran, were transferred to Rajai Shahr prison earlier today. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, the two men, who had been sentenced to death for ‘Moharabeh [enmity against God] through supporting Salafi groups’, had […]

December 28th, 2014

Letter from Prisoners Marking 2 Years since the Execution of 6 Sunni Preachers in Iran

Breathing in Confinement – The Sunni prisoners of conscience held in Rajai Shahr prison have released a letter, leaked from the prison, about six Sunni preachers who were executed in 2012. According to the report of “Breathing in Confinement”, Sunni preachers Bahram Ahmadi, Behnam Rahimi, Asghar Rahimi, Hoshyar Mohammadi, Kayvan Zand Karimi and Mohammad Zaher […]