Mehdi Rajabian Transferred to the Hospital Again

Posted on: November 21st, 2016

HRANA News Agency – 7 political prisoners are on hunger strike with different demands, in different prisons. General health condition of some of these prisoners is reported to be bad. Rasoul Razavi and Morteza Moradpoor are respectively on the 40th and 13th day of hunger strike and have been exiled to central prison of Karaj and deprived of having phone call. In Evin prison, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, two artist brothers Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian, and Ali Shariati are respectively on the 28th, 20th, 16th, and 13th day of hunger strike. This is while prison authorities lunched a session and threatened prisoners on the strike. Mehdi Rajabian has been transferred to a hospital again for stomach bleeding. Vahid Sayadi was transferred to ward number 4 by prison guards. Hossain Alimohammadi, political prisoner in Tabriz prison, ended his strike after he accomplished his goal. Still there is no information about the fate of Mohammad Ali Taheri, who was reported to be on hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Rasoul Razavi, Morteza Moradpoor, Vahid Sayadi, Arash Sadeghi, two artist brothers Mehdi and Hossain Rajabian and Ali Shariati, are 7 prisoners who are on hunger strike. (more…)

Abbas Lesani and 11 other Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Posted on: May 31st, 2016

HRANA News Agency – Abbas Lesani, Turk (Azeri) activist who has been exiled to Adel-Abad prison in Shiraz, started a hunger strike in protest to preventing him from being released and fabricating a new case for him. At the same time, 11 other political prisoners started hunger strike in solidarity with him.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Abbas Lesani, Turk (Azeri) activist, who is being kept in Adel Abad prison of Shiraz in exile, was supposed to be released on May 18, but it was prevented due to a new case that has been opened for him. He has started a hunger strike in response. (more…)