Officials Refuse to Give Mohammad Amin Agoshi Medical Furlough

HRANA News Agency – Despite medical problems, Zahedan Military Court prosecutor objected granting furloughs to Mohammad Amin Agoshi.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Amin Agoshi, 54, retired teacher and native of Piranshahr, who supposed to be sent to leave as officials promised him that after the New Year holidays he would go to follow his medical treatments, but despite posting bail, his request was refused.
A close source to this prisoner told HRANA’s reporter: “Mr. Agoshi had stated that he will go on hunger strike,and as in Zahedan prison, prisoners on hunger strike are held in quarantine, so because of his medical condition, we asked him not to do this at the moment.”
Mohammad Amin Agoshi, along with Iraj Mohammadi and Ahmad Poladkhani, from Priranshahr, were arrested in 2007, on charges of spying on behalf of the Kurdistan Region Government and combat against the regime through collaboration with opposition groups.
After over 7 months in solitary confinement, he was transferred to the central prison of Urmia, and by the Military court (Judiciary Department of Military forces), was sentenced to death by firing squad.
This sentence was confirmed identically by Branch 31 of the Supreme Court, but their case was again reconsidered, and they were referred to the military court and eventually he and two other defendants were sentenced to 10 years in prison and exile to Zahedan.

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