A political prisoner returned to prison before the surgery

HRANA News Agency – Asghar Ghattan who was transferred to the hospital last week has been suddenly returned to Evin prison.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Asghar Ghattan, the 60 years old prisoner in ward 350 of Evin prison who was transferred to a hospital outside of the prison for a surgery, was sent back to Evin the night before the operation.
Asghar Ghattan is suffering from different diseases like cancer, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, heart and renal failure, and has many times been in critical health condition in prison.
Asghar Ghattan had spent 6 years in prison during 80s and was released in 1992. He was charged with cooperation with opposition groups once more and has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, which he is serving it since 2001.

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