Zeinab Jalalian Deprived of Medical Treatment after 8 Years of Imprisonment

HRANA News Agency – Zeinab Jalalian, political prisoner, is serving her 8th year while she has been deprived of having furlough and is suffering from different diseases.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Zeinab Jalalian who has been arrested in 2007 on charge of enmity with the God, is in limbo and had no furlough since her arrest.

According to HRANA’s sources, Zeinab Jalali who is born in 1982 in Makou city, first had been sentenced to death, but later on, according to the media, she was sentenced to lifetime prison. But, by the time this news is being edited, no sentence has been issued and she is in limbo.

An informed source mentioned that Zeinab has been deprived of having furlough during past 8 years and told HRANA’s reporter, “she is suffering from eye and intestinal problems”, which “became chronic and no treatment has done for them”.

This source in response to the question that if the eyes has sight or not said, “Her eyes still have sight but without proper treatment it will be lost and would cause other dangerous infections”.

This source explained, “The intestinal problems is the result of the stress” and said, “Prison authorities did not agree to transfer her to a hospital. The family asked to even pay the expenses themselves, but the security forces and prison officials have rejected the request”.

Zeinab Jalalian was arrested in 2007 by the security forces of Kermanshah, charged with cooperation with Kurdish parties, and sentenced, first to death and then lifetime prison. This political prisoner was under pressure during past years and had multiple hunger strikes in protest to her condition.

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