Alireza Ahmadi Deprived of Medical Treatment in Evin Prison
HRANA News Agency – Alireza Ahmadi, security prisoner in Evin Prison is suffering from severe pain due to intestinal rupture of the diaphragm, heart and respiratory problems and prison authorities deny transferring him to a hospital for treatment. Prison officials said that due to high costs, they were not able to transfer him.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Alireza Ahmadi, 30-year-old prisoner in ward 7 of Evin prison also because of hip dislocation and disability that he has had from his childhood and lack of medical attention by the prison clinic, and subsequently deterioration of his illness, is in a very difficult situation.
According to the reports, right after Alireza Ahmadi’s arrival to Evin prison, prison clinic started to treat his pains with “Methadone” on a daily basis, which had a bad side effect on him and led him to psychological problems.
This prisoner who had been sentenced to 4 years imprisonment by Branch 15 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court on charges of “collaborating with enemy states”, was summoned to Evin prison on September 29, 2012 to endure his sentence and he is currently in ward 7 of Evin prison.