Behnam Ebrahimzadeh Transferred to Solitary Confinement

Posted on: 4th February, 2015
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Behnam Ebrahimzadeh

HRANA News Agency – Behnam Ebrahimzadeh has been transferred to solitary confinement in ward 209 of Evin prison, from 14 days ago and has had no contact with his family.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Thursday 22nd January, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh was transferred from ward 2 of Rajai Shahr prison, in Karaj, to solitary confinement in ward 209 of Evin Prison.

By the time of this report, he has not been able to call or visit his family and there is no precise information about the reason of this transfer.

One of his relatives told HRANA’s reporter, “Behnam’s child was admitted again in Mahak hospital because of blood cancer that he suffers from. His wife called Khodabakhshi (Tehran deputy prosecutor and prosecutor for political prisoners) regarding this transfer and he said that he has no idea.”

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, whose 5 years imprisonment sentence is near to finish, has been sentenced to more 9 years and 4 months imprisonment in relation to the events of  “Black Thursday” in ward 350 of Evin prison.

Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, Labor activist and Children’s rights activist, was arrested on 12th June 2010 by the security forces and by Revolutionary Court was sentenced first to 20 years imprisonment but his sentence was reduced to 5 years imprisonment by the appeal court. He is serving fourth year of his sentence.