Hashmatollah Tabarzadi still under Detention

HRANA News Agency – Hashmatollah Tabarzadi, political activist who has been arrested on Tuesday, May 17, in the street and taken to Evin Prison is kept in the prison in uncertainty. Mr. Tabarzadi’s family announced the end of his “hunger strike” and sending his case to the Revolutionary Court in Tehran.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Hashmatollah Tabarzadi, political activist who has been arrested on Tuesday, May 17, in the street and taken to Evin Prison is kept in the prison in uncertainty, he ended hunger strike.
A source close to his family said in an interview with HRANA’s reporters: “Mr. Tabarzadi called his family and they understood that he had ended his hunger strike. Mr. Tabarzadi announced to his family that he probably would be allowed to meet them on Wednesday.”
The source further pointed out: “His family knows that the case was sent to the Revolutionary Court and they must refer to the court, but without detailed information of the designated branch.”
However the charges against Mr. Tabarzadi are still unknown. “His family just knows that according to Shahid Moghadas court and media he will be released soon.” The source added.
It should be mentioned that Mr. Tabarzadi, a day after his arrest was in interrogation sessions, in Branch 2 of Shahid Moghadas court in Evin prison for 2 hours, but his family are still unaware of the potential charges that he may be facing. Earlier, on the Last Wednesday Night Celebration, “Charshanbeh Souri”, a summon letter was sent to Mr.  Tabarzadi’s home by the Evin Court. He refused to take it and the summon officers had announced that he was not at home.
It is to remind that Mr. Tabarzadi was released after nearly five and a half years imprisonment by applying Article 134 and integration of charges from Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj on June 30, 2015.
Hashmatollah Tabarzadi is the Secretary of the Democratic Front of Iran and has a number of arrests and more than 10 years imprisonment in his case. He was arrested at noon on December 28, 2008 and was sentenced to 9 years imprisonment.
This journalist had been previously the director of some publications such as “Payame Daneshjo”, “Nedaye Daneshjo”, “Hoviate Khish” and “Gozareshe Rooz”.

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