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Afshin Baimani’s Heart Disease Is in Critical Situation

Posted on: 29th July, 2015
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Afshin Baimani

HRANA News Agency – Afshin Baimani is spending very difficult time after his heart disease has reached to acute point and he has been deprived of receiving proper medical treatments and access to a hospital outside the prison, in the beginning of the 16th year of serving in prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on the basis of physician’s advice, Afshin Baimani needs open heart surgery, but due to the distance and family’s financial problems, the required coordination for his hospitalization outside the prison has not been carried out.

Afshin Baimani is married and has two children. This August is the 16th year that he is spending in prison. Serving 15 years in Rajsei Shahr and Evin prison has caused various problems for her daughter and his wife, in addition to diseases like heart disease and appendix issue.

This prisoner had been in his 20s when he was arrested, and has been deprived of visiting his wife and children since then.

Afshin Baimani, is the political prisoner of ward number 12 of Rajaei Shahr prison of Karaj, who was arrested on September 5, 2000, on charge of helping his brother, Mehdi Baimani who had been in contact with MEK to flee, and sentenced to death. This sentence was confirmed by the appeal court, but after 6 years, it was reduced to life time prison.

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