Morteza Moradpoor Released from Central Prison of Tabriz
HRANA News Agency – On December 30, 2016, Morteza Moradpoor political prisoner in Tabriz Central Prison who had ended his hunger strike on its sixty-fifth day was released. Mr. Moradpour after being released due to his poor health and medical problems caused by long hunger strike was taken to the medical center.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on December 30, 2016, Morteza Moradpoor, political prisoner in Tabriz Central Prison who had ended his hunger strike on its sixty-fifth day, was released from the prison.”
According to poor physical status of Morteza Moradpoor after 65 days of hunger strike he was transferred to the medical center in the city of Tabriz.
Morteza Moradpoor started his hunger strike on October 25, in protest to the unfair and illegal trial process, not applying article 134 by writing a letter to head of judiciary of East Azerbaijan and announced his hunger strike.
According to article 134 of Islamic penal act, the person does not serve accumulation of sentences when multiple charges are laid, but serve the highest sentence. According to this law, and the fact that he has served more than 2 years of his sentence, he could be released.