Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, Iranian jailed blogger in grave danger denied medical leave

HRANA News Agency – Iranian blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki is again in grave danger in prison because of  his kidney disease and  authorities refused to allow him medical leave.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Hossein Ronaghi Maleki was arrested during the 2009 elections protests for publishing his critique of the government on his blog. He was reportedly held in solitary confinement for more than 300 days. He has been sentenced to 15 years in jail and was on medical furlough on bail when he was arrested in the aid camp in Eastern Azerbaijan.
He was beaten when he was arrested by security forces and caused his kidney disease get worst. Ronaghi was held in Tabriz prison, where there was inner bleeding in his kidney with no medical help. He was transferred to Evin prison in Tehran, but his request for medical leave was denied by  authorities while being in grave danger if does not receive all necessary medical attention.
Ronaghi Maleki has written to the head of Iran’s judiciary to call for action against the security officers that “assaulted” the arrested relief workers at their camp and the judges who gave “unfair and inappropriate” verdicts in their cases.
 
 
 
 

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