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Trade unionist Reza Shahabi in strike on medical treatment in jail



According to Südwind journalist,Vandad Oladiazimi,Reza Shahabi,a member of director’s board of the drivers’ trade union of great Tehran and it’s Suburb,who has been imprisoned on political charges since June 2010,is refusing medical treatment to protest against the prevention of treatment in hospital,his poor medical care,insolence of the prison’s medical doctor and abuse by prison guards against him at the Evin prison.

According to reports from inside the prison,Shahabi ‘s condition is deteriorating rapidly,but the prison authorities and attorney general–despite other published news-deny him a medical leave from prison .

Reza Shahabi, who was,the treasurer of the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company labor union in Tehran,Iran’s capital,suffers from back and neck pain.At the time being he is numb from the neck down and need to be examined and treated by a neurologist.
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