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A Report On The Situation Of Zeinab Jalalian

Posted on: 8th October, 2015
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HRANA News Agency – Zeinab Jalalian is spending her eighth year of imprisonment while she is suffering from a serious eye disease and lack of medical treatment and is facing restrictions on her weekly family visits in the prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Zeinab Jalalian, political prisoner who is spending her eighth year of imprisonment, in addition to suffering from a serious eye disease and the risk of blindness, is facing restriction on her weekly visits in the prison.

An informed source in a conversation with HRANA confirmed this news and said that the restrictions are implemented in the prison and by the security officers and prison authorities.

Earlier, the prison GPs had told her that her eyes need operation and without operation, she will get blind.

It should be noted that despite the risk of blindness, at the time of this report, there is no medical treatment provided for her.

Zeinab Jalalian who has been born in 1982 in the city of Mako, was first sentenced to death and then according to the media announcements she was sentenced to lifetime imprisonment. But by the time of this report there is no verdict being communicated to her and she is held in prison in an undecided status. This political prisoner has been deprived of any leave in all these eight years.

Zeinab Jalalian was arrested by the Intelligence agents in Kermanshah in 2007 and was alleged with connection with Kurdish parties and was sentenced to death and then to lifetime imprisonment in the Revolutionary Court. This political prisoner has been under serious pressure in recent years and has been on hunger strike to protest against her situation.

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