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A Report On Situation Of Imprisoned Gonabadi Dervishes Under Harsh Conditions In Section 209 of Evin Prison



It is now more than 70 days that imprisoned Gonabadi Dervishes’s lawyers have endured inhumane conditions of the Intelligence Ministry’s Ward 209 in Evin prison.
According to Majzooban Noor, seven Gonabadi dervishes’s lawyers and Majzooban Noor’s managers (Messrs. Hamid Reza Moradi Sarvestani, Amir Eslami, Mostafa Daneshjou, Farshid Yadollahi, Afshin Karampour, Omid Behroozi and Reza Entesari) who have been put in the basement cells of the Section 209 of Evin prison under order from judge Salavati, because of refusing to participate in court due to illegal process hearing, have endured inhumane conditions of security Ward 209 despite their serious illnesses for more than 73 days.

Their families said Majzooban Noor website that, they are under very harsh condition and deprived of their basic rights such as daily recess, telephone, correspondence and even the prison medical service. Also they were mistreated, beaten and insulted at the time of transfer and interrogation. Unfortunately physical condition of two Dervishes has been reported deteriorated. endure inhumane conditions of Ward 209 .
Of the 7 currently in Evin, 4 have serious health problems caused by their imprisonment.
Amir Eslami: The lawyer who is a heart patient. On February 12, he was taken briefly to a hospital from prison having suffered two cardiac traumas behind bars. He has said to his family that his heartbeat has gone more irregular and he often vomited blood but he has not received any medical care.
Mostafa Daneshjou: The lawyer who his license had previously been revoked is a pulmonary disease victim. His lung capacity has diminished with 40 percent during his jail term. Despite his Severe pulmonary disease, has been kept in basement cell of Ward 209. In the last transfer of him to prison infirmary, he was strictly prohibited from being kept in a closed space with no air Conditioner by coroner’s certificate order.
Hamid Reza Moradi: The manager of Majzooban Noor website, who is suffering from chronic heart illness and may require amputation of a foot because of blood circulation obstruction caused by torture and beatings. Prison authorities even avoid of giving him a cane which has been prescribed by doctor and without that he is not able to walk…
In the Milad Hospital medical report (attached at the end of the article) wrote about the jailed Dervish: “Regarding the progressive peripheral arterial disease and his foot amputation risk in the future, the proper course of physiotherapy, fresh air and gentle walks will be necessary to prevent disability and maiming. “

Reza Entesari: Photo journalist who was physically mutilated by The intelligence agents at the time of his arrest. His finger was broken and was left untreated for a year. He was prevented from Physiotherapy that was led to finger pain and loss of finger joints and now its movement is possible only by artificial joints

It should be noted that security and intelligence agents will be the main responsible for this maiming, because the pointing finger for him as a photo journalist is a vital organ.

hamidmoradi hospital letter