Five political prisoners are on hunger strike in Tabriz prison

Posted on: 14th July, 2013
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Ayat Mehr Ali Biglu

HRANA News Agency – Mahmoud Fazli, Ayat Mehr Ali Beyglou, Latif Hassani, Behboud Gholizade and Shahram Radmehr started hunger strike in Tabriz prison.


According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), these political prisoners have started the unlimited hunger strike in protest to the confirmation of the sentence of 9 years of prison each of them got on charge of forming illegal group and propaganda against the regime.


They have announced their hunger strike in an official letter given to the authorities of the Tabriz prison. According to this letter they will continue their hunger strike until the sentences which are told to be issued under the pressure of the intelligence are canceled.