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Abolfazl Abedini is in critical health condition

Posted on: 19th August, 2013
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Abolfazl Abedini

HRANA News Agency – Abolfazl Abedini who has started hunger strike since more than three weeks ago, is in critical health condition and faced a severe weight loss.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Abolfazl Abedini the journalist and human rights activist started hunger strike since July 27 in protest of transferring from ward No. 350 of Evin prison to Karoun prison of Ahwaz.

His Mother said to HRANA reporter that “I went to visit Abolfazl on August 15. He was so skinny and had a severe weight loss but despite of this condition he disagreed to break his hunger strike.”

She continuted and said “Despite of severe weight loss Ablofazl is sick and has flu. Abolfazl was so sad that we went to visit him that were waiting a lot in purpose by the prison officers in this hot weather.”

Abedini who was arrested in 2009 due to a scenario of intelligence and security departments against the members and colleagues in Human Rights Activists in Iran, has been deprived of having furlough till now.

This political prisoner was sentenced to 11 years imprisonment by Ahwaz revolutionary court and one more year imprisonment by judge Moghayyeseh in branch 28 of revolutionary court.

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