Seven Sunni Prisoners Transferred to an Unknown Location

 Sunday, November 1, 2015 5:29:35 PM

According to the reliable sources, seven Sunni inmates, who jailed in the notorious Rajai Shahr Prison, have been allegedly taken to an unknown location, BCR Group has learned.

Iran�s Intelligence Service officers have reportedly transferred the Sunni prisoners, who identified as Taleb Maleki, Poorya Mohammadi, Kaveh Veysi, Kaveh Sharifi, Mohammad_Yavar Rahimi, Bahman Rahimi and Heydar Rashidi, to the unknown location (Ward 8 at the prison known as Sepah Ward of �IRGC�) on November 1, 2015.

These prisoners are totally on the edge of death row under Islamic Revolutionary Court decision.

1. Taleb Maleki, 31, son of Hossain, was jailed on September 27, 2009, sentenced to capital punishment by Islamic Revolutionary Court.

2.  Poorya Mohammadi, son of Sharif, 30, was jailed on November 29, 2009, sentenced to death by the court.

3.  Kaveh Veysi, son of Ebrahim, 32, was jailed on June 11, 2009. He is married and has a child. Mr. Veysi was sentenced to death by the court.

4.  Kaveh Sharifi, Tofigh, 32, was jailed on September 24, 2009, sentenced to death by the court.

5.  Mohammad_Yavar Rahimi, 31, son of Naser, was jailed on June 13, 2010, sentenced to death by the court.

6.  Bahman Rahimi, 31, son of Mohammad, was jailed on October 13, 2009. He is married and has a child. Mr. Rahimi was sentenced to death by the court.

7.  There is no any information of Heydar Rashidi because the relatives of some prisoners are panicked to publish news of their imprisoned children after they were severely threatened by officials of the regime of Iran, but he is not sentenced to death, as his inmates stated.

The prisoners were kept in the prisons in Karaj, Tehran, Sanandaj, Hamedan, Kermanshah, Urmia, Saqqez, Mahabad and Marivan. They were finally accused of Moharebeh, Acting against national security and propaganda against the regime of Iran through preaching in public places such as mosques and universities, participating in religious meeting, distribution religious books and CDs, religious holiday�s prayer, funding religious ceremonies and training of seminarian courses after all the persecution and severe torture both physically and psychologically that they have undergone.

Previously, Shahram Ahmadi, 30, a Sunni prisoner of conscience, who was arrested on November 29, 2009, has been finally sentenced to death by the Appeal Court. The verdict has been submitted to his lawyer on October 25, 2015, and referred to Iran�s Supreme Court, according to the news recieved by the BCR Group. He was convicted to the capital punishment for the vague charges �Moharebeh�, �acting against national security� and �propaganda against the regime of Iran� at Branch 28 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court chaired by Judge Mogheyseh on October 12, 2012 [He was trialed in a so-called court in 5 minutes].

He, from Sanandaj city, was held in solitary confinement for 33 months in ward 350 of Evin prison in Tehran, before being transferred to Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. Shahram had been also kept in the prisons of Sanandaj and Zanjan since the arrest. Mr. Shahram Ahmadi, A Sunni prisoner, suffers from kidney infections. He has entered into his seventh prison term on April 25, 2015.

His younger brother, Bahram Ahmadi, was executed in Ghezel Hesar prison along with five other Sunni preachers on 27 December 2012.

Accordingly, Human rights organizations declares that 694 people have been put to death in the last six months, nearly matching the toll for the whole of 2014,executions in Iran could top 1,000 this year, says Amnesty International.

Translated: Kaveh Taheri