On June 14, eight Azerbaijani Turk activists ended their hunger strike in Ardabil and Evin Prisons after the authorities’ favorable promise that their demands would be met.
According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, on Saturday, June 13, Abbas Lesani went on a hunger strike to protest the non-observance of the principle of separation of prisoners based on crime and the punitive transfer of political prisoners to wards with prisoners of violent crimes.
Seven other prisoners had gone on hunger strikes in support of Lesani’s endeavor.
The prisoners involved were Abbas Lesani, Yousef Kari, Mehrdad Sheikhi, Ali Vaseghi, Reza Vaseghi, Siamak Mirzaei, Behnam Sheikhi, and Kianoosh Aslani.
HRANA News Agency – Siamak Mirzaei, Turk (Azeri) activist, ended his hunger strike following completion of case deficiencies and scheduling his trial just according to his primary demand.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Siamak Mirzaei, Turk (Azeri) activist, and prisoner of ward number 8 of Evin prison, who had started a hunger strike on June 17th, in protest to continuous sabotage in the process of his case, high amoun of the bail and also completion of case deficiencies, ended his strike on Tuesday July 4, after his demands were fullfilled. Continue reading “Siamak Mirzaei Ended His Hunger Strike in Evin Prison”
HRANA News Agency – After five months of detention and uncertainty, Siamak Mirzaei was tried.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), the court hearing to consider the charges against Siamak Mirzaei, Azerbaijani activist, was held by Judge Hasani, head of the Revolutionary Court of Baharestan on Monday, December 26. Continue reading “Siamak Mirzaei’s Trial Held in Baharestan Revolutionary Court”