Anvar Hossein Panahi: Prisoner of the day

Kurdish activist

CHRR: Several days Anvar Hossein Panahi's transfer from Sanandaj Central Prison; no information has yet been made available about his situation. Intelligence Ministry authorities have opened another case for this political and civil activist. A source close to the family of Hossein Panahi told CHRR that last Thursday he was transferred from the central prison in Sanandaj to Intelligence Ministry Detention Center, where he is under further interrogations.

According to the source, Panahi is being subjected to additional pressure because the Intelligence Ministry is questioning his activities during the short time he had been released on furlough. During that time Panahi had inquired about the situation of some of his cellmates and their families. In so doing, he is accused of contacting their lawyers and activists by the Ministry of Intelligence and they have created a new file for him.

According to the source, on Saturday September 21, the family members of Hossein Panahi visited the Sanandaj Central Prison to follow up on his situation and were told by prison officials that he had been transferred from that location.

The Revolutionary Court first sentenced Anvar Hossein Panahi, Kurdish social and political activist, to death. After tireless efforts and protests on the part of human rights activists, his death sentence was later commuted to life in prison.

However, officials of the Ministry of Intelligence have told the family of Hossein Panahi that in their view, the death sentence should have been upheld and he should have remained on death row.


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Support Anvar Hossein Panahi NOW!Don't wait for "Regime change."

by Zendanian on

Dear friends, contrary to war mongers on this site, Political Prisoners in Iran need our support in their defense NOW, without any delay,and can not wait for a "regime change" or sanctions to come to free them from their prison cell.

Keep in mind that all these political prisoners inside Iran also oppose sanctions, and war.

Also, please recall, there have been many cases of Iranian Political Prisoners being freed from jail due to public pressure put on officials of IR. With all the resources at our disposal, it would take only a moment to write a letter of protest in support of Political Prisoners in Iran. But such small actions will go a long way for our most brave Political Prisoners in Iran. Lets not leave them alone in their hour of need. 

Please do take a minute out of your schedule and send this protest letter below, or you own version. Many thanks in advance 


I (we) are writing to protest the continued persecution of national/ethnic minorities and the gross violation of Human Rights in Iran. We continue to witness many  national minorities  brutally persecuted and unjustly imprisoned in Iran.

In particular, this letter is written to express my (our) serious concern about the health and well being of Mr. Anvar Hossein Panahi who was unjustly  given a death sentence, that later was changed to a life in prison term.

I (we) demand the immediate and unconditional freedom of Mr. Anvar Hossein Panahi, and  all other jailed  activists and call on the Islamic Republic of Iran to respect the right of  all national/ethnic minorities  to organize, assemble and freedom of association and expression.  




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An injury to one, is an injury to all.


Down with the IRI.

by MM on



درود بی پایان بر همه زندانیان سیاسی



یار دربندم دلم همراه توست //

ملک ایران زنده از فریاد توست

سیاسی محبوبترین مبارزان ایرانند.  بی تردید ما آنها را دوست می داریم
، محترم
می شماریم و فداکاریشان را اساسی و گرامی می دانیم. پشتیبانی و ابرازسپاسمان، به
شکلهای گوناگون، بر امید آنها، تعداد مبارزان و همگامی همگانی خواهد افزود.  درود بی پایان بر آنها و پاینده ایران

مُلکِ ایران زنده از فریادِ توست



درود بر تمام زندانیان سیاسی


ننگ بر آنانیکه از این زندانیان شجاع برای هدف شخصی خود سؤ استفاده میکنند

Iranians of all walks of life taking a stand for their freedom and just rights.  They are to be commanded and supported by all freedom loving folks.


  Iranians need to stand united in their support for these brave souls, support their goals and aspiration for a  free independent and prospers Iran.

  Foreign nations which thru their apartheid policy practice the same insanity and unjust detentions cannot be a good example for the future of Iran and need not to apply. 


'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory 



Regime change for Anvar's sake

by Fred on

34 years of rule by the Messianic Islamist Rapists, “reformers” and all, has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that, gross violation of human rights is part and parcel of their creed.

Regime change by Iranians for Iranians with logistical help of the sane world is the only way to end this humanitarian nightmare.

Backbreaking airtight sanctions plus air/naval quarantine is a must.