Jafar Azimzadeh Ended His Hunger Strike after 64 Days

HRANA News Agency – Jafar Azimzadeh, jailed trade unionist was sent to furlough by end of his hunger strike and promised an investigation into the case, after 64 days of hunger strike on June 30. Probably the labor activist will be admitted in another hospital due to his physical condition’s deterioration by his family’s decision.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Jafar Azimzadeh ended his hunger strike at 8 PM on Thursday, June 30, 2016, by adopting a retrial and impartial investigation of the case and extendable furlough and was released from the hospital by family. Continue reading “Jafar Azimzadeh Ended His Hunger Strike after 64 Days”

Demonstration in Support of Jafar Azimzadeh in Tehran

HRANA News Agency – On June 29, Jafar Azimzadeh’s relatives and colleagues held a rally in support of the imprisoned worker who had spent 64 days on hunger strike in front of the President’s Office (Pasteur St).

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), following the recall on June 28, Jafar Azimzadeh’s relatives and colleagues held a rally in support of the imprisoned worker who had spent 64 days on hunger strike in front of the President’s Office on June 29. Continue reading “Demonstration in Support of Jafar Azimzadeh in Tehran”

I Will Do Nothing for Jafar Azimzadeh, Even if He Dies: Tehran’s Prosecutor

HRANA News Agency – Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi, Tehran’s prosecutor after accepting to meet the wife of Jafar Azimzadeh, secretary of the board of the Free Trade Union of Workers in Iran imprisoned at Evin Prison on 59th day of hunger strike, told her that he would do nothing for her husband even if he dies, yesterday.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Jafar Azimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist at ward 8 of Evin prison has been recently kept at Sina Hospital in Tehran following the deterioration of his health condition. He is on the 60th day of hunger strike protesting “suppression labour and teacher activists through security charges”. Continue reading “I Will Do Nothing for Jafar Azimzadeh, Even if He Dies: Tehran’s Prosecutor”

At Least 8 Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Dieferrent Prisons in Iran

HRANA News Agency – At least eight prisoners of conscience namely Ehsan Mazandarani, Jafar Azimzadeh, Maryam Naghash Zargararn, Mohammad Sediq Kaboudvand, Rasoul Razavi, Heshmatollah Tabarzadi, Mohammad Abdollahi and Ayat Mehr Ali Beygloo are still on hunger strike in various prisons in protest to their situations. The physical condition of some of them has deteriorated. On the one hand doctors of Taleghani Hospital are trying to stop Mohammad Sedigh Kaboudvand’s Potassium shortage. On the other hand, Jafar Azimzadeh was transferred to the Shohada Hospital on June 1, 2016 following the deterioration of his condition. Moreover, the prisoners, Arash Mokri and Mohammad Amin Agoshi also were on hunger strike last month, but the continuation or end of their strike is not known.
According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Ehsan Mazandarani, Jafar Azimzadeh, Maryam Naghash Zargararn, Mohammad Sediq Kaboudvand, Rasoul Razavi, Heshmatollah Tabarzadi, Mohammad Abdollahi and Ayat Mehr Ali Beygloo are still on hunger strike in Evin, Rajaee Ahahr, Uromyeh and Tabriz prisons in protest to their situations. The physical condition of some of them has deteriorated. Continue reading “At Least 8 Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Dieferrent Prisons in Iran”

Jafar Azimzadeh Transferred to the Hospital on the 23rd of Hunger Strike

HRANA News Agency – Jafar Azimzadeh secretary of the board of the Free Trade Union of Workers in Iran imprisoned at Evin Prison was taken to hospital on May 21, 2016, following the deterioration of his health condition on the twenty-third day of his hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Jafar Azimzadeh, imprisoned labor activist at ward 8 of Evin prison, was taken to a hospital out of prison on May 21, 2016, following the deterioration of his health condition on the twenty-third day of his hunger strike. Continue reading “Jafar Azimzadeh Transferred to the Hospital on the 23rd of Hunger Strike”

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A Trade Unionist Tried in Tehran Revolutionary Court

HRANA News Agency – Jamil Mohammadi, board member of the Free Trade Union of Workers in Iran, was tried in branch 15 of Tehran Revolutionary Court on Sunday morning, 8th February, also,  Jafar Azimzadeh, labor activist was summoned to court, by subpoena.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Jamil Mohammadi, board member of the Free Trade Union of Workers in Iran, was tried in Tehran Revolutionary Court on Sunday morning, 8th February. Continue reading “A Trade Unionist Tried in Tehran Revolutionary Court”

A labor activist released from Evin prison

HRANA News Agency – Jamil Mohammadi, the board member of Free Union of Iranian Workers and the coordinator of workers petition, has been released from prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), this labor activist who was arrested on April 30 has been released on Tuesday, May 20. Continue reading “A labor activist released from Evin prison”