Shahrokh Zamani transferred to the political prisoners’ ward

Posted on: 24th April, 2014
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Shahrokh Zamani

HRANA News Agency – Shahrokh Zamani has been transferred to ward 12 of Rajai Shahr Prison and ended his hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Shahrokh Zamani, the imprisoned trade unionist has been transferred to ward 12 of Rajai Shahr Prison and ended his hunger strike on April 23rd.

The imprisoned trade unionist was transferred to the clinic on April 19th and 20th because law blood pressure but he rejected to get any serum and returned to the ward.

Shahrokh Zamani had started his hunger strike on March 8th in solidarity with Gonabadi Dervishes. After being exiled to Ghezel Hesar Prison he continued his hunger strike for 39 days demanding to be returned to the political prisoners’ ward in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj until April 14th when the authorities returned him to Rajai Shahr Prison.

He was transferred to the hall 12 of Rajai Shahr Prison where the political prisoners are kept after spending 24 hours in Quarantine however the authorities transferred him to the hall 8 of ward 3 known as dangerous prisoners’ ward after couple of hours. As a result he began his hunger strike since April 15th once again.

Shahrokh Zamani the member of provisional board for reopening of House-Painter Workers’ Union and the Follow-up Committee to Set up Free Labor Organizations has been arrested on June 8, 2011 in Tabriz and sentenced to 11 years in prison.