Foad Yousefi and Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi Ended Their Hunger Strikes

Posted on: February 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi, Baloch political prisoner who is serving his 15 years in prison sentence in exile in Ardabil prison, with the promises of authorities after 20 days of hunger strike ended his protest. Foad Yousefi in Rajai Shahr prison also ended his strike on its 23rd day by the request of Sunni scholars and activists.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on January 19, 2017, Mohammad Saber Malek Raisi, Baloch political prisoner in Ardabil prison ended his hunger strike after 22 days by the promises of the authorities. (more…)

Foad Yousefi in a Critical Health Condition in Rajaei Shahr Prison

Posted on: January 28th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Foad Yousefi, Sunni prisoner of Rajaei Shahr, is on hunger strike in protest to denial of his furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Foad Yousei, Sunni prisoner of Rajaei Shahr prison is on hunger strike since December 26th.

A close source to Mr. Yousefi, mentioned that this prisoner is being deprived of furlough and told HRANA’s reporter, “Foad is suffering from severe mental illness and has repeatedly attempted to injure himself. But his request for a furlough is being ignored. Despite having many correspondence about his illness, nothing has been done yet”.

This informed source continued, “Few months ago he was transferred to Amin Abad mental health centre, but he could not bear it and was again transferred to prison after two days. He is suffering from severe depression as well”.

This Sunni prisoner was arrested in 2010 and sentenced to 8 years in prison.