Six political prisoners started hunger strike in Evin
HRANA News Agency – 6 political prisoners of ward 350 of Evin prison have started hunger strike opposing the transfer of Said Matinpour to the solitaries of ward 240.
According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Reza Shahbi Zakaria, Fereydun Seydi Rad, Soroush Sabet, Said Haeri, Vahid Ali Gholipour and Said Jalalifar have started hunger strike to protest against the transfer of Said Matinpour to the solitaries of ward 240 of Evin prison.
These political prisoners have said in a short message: “Because Said Matinpour has been transferred to the solitaries of ward 240 without any acceptable reason. We announce that we want him to benefit the health treatment and specially furlough and since transferring him to the solitary in with no acceptable reason and we are worried about his health condition so much, we start our hunger strike from Thursday July 18, 2013 till he is brought back to the ward 350.”
These prisoners say he is suffering from severe back pain due to spinal curvature, drive back and stomach ache.