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Hossein Ronaghi’s Family Asks the Authorities to Address his Health Problems

Posted on: 8th March, 2016
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HRANA News Agency – Hossein Ronaghi’s family would again submit the request of the inability of tolerating punishment of this prisoner in Tehran prosecution office. Angina, kidney problems, swelling of the face, stomach bleeding, blood and eye infections, lung problems and respiratory problems, are the basis that the Ronaghi family has requested the issuance of the certificate of inability of tolerating punishment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Ahmad Ronaghi, his father, attended Tehran Prosecution Office on Saturday, March 5th, to follow up the furlough for Hussein or transferring him to the hospital, and went to meet him on Sunday.

Hussein Ronaghi human rights activist and blogger was arrested in 2009.

A close relative of Hossein Ronaghi told our reporter: “Hossein Ronaghi should have gone to the hospital a week before returning to the prison for bone marrow tests which was opposed by the prosecutors and the prisoner is currently being held in Evin prison in Ward 7.”

Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court sentenced him to 15 years in prison after 10 months of detention in Ward 2-A of Evin prison, on October 13, 2010. The charges against him in the court were “membership in the Iran Proxy network, insulting the leader and insulting the president”.

The sentence was upheld by Branch 54 of the Appeals Court and Hossein then he was transferred to Ward 350 of Evin prison.

The prisoner is now in Ward 7 in Evin prison, in contrary to the principle of separation of offenses and without medical care and in poor conditions.

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