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Reformist candidate inspires end of hunger strike

  Mehdi Khazali, a prominent Iranian political prisoner, has ended his hunger strike after 140 days following the announcement of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani’s decision to run for president. Kaleme reports that Khazali’s son quoted his father saying that he was convinced to end his hunger strike as soon as he was informed that Ayatollah Hashemi […]

10 Political Prisoners In Solitary Confinement Have Launched A Hunger Strike

  10 political prisoners incarcerated in solitary confinement in Evin Ward 240 have launched a hunger strike following the prison officials’ failure to fulfill their promise to return them to the General Ward 350. Incarcerated in solitary confinement and demanding to be returned to Ward 350, the following prisoners have launched an open ended hunger […]

Political Prisoners Protest Cell Search with 72-hour Hunger Strike

  Political prisoners in Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj are currently undergoing a 72-hour hunger strike in protest of degrading treatment by Special Guard forces, a local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. On April 17, Special Guard forces stormed the prison’s Ward 4, Hall 12, where political prisoners are kept, […]

Political Prisoner Ends Hunger Strike as Orumiyeh Intelligence Pressures Other Prisoners

  Political prisoner Adel Jalali ended his 11-day hunger strike on March 28 after prison officials at Orumiyeh Central Prison agreed to cooperate with him, a local source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. The source added that the Prison Intelligence Unit has been pressuring four other political prisoners at Orumiyeh, repeatedly […]

The Families of Jailed Hunger Strikers: Our Dear Ones Are Close to Death

   The hunger strike of Mehdi Khazali , Kasra Nouri , and Saleh Morady is approaching its 100th day.Up to now all that the families of these prisoners have done, including all appeals to the judicial authorities , to save them, have come to nothing.Moradi’s wife , by referring to her useless meeting with the […]

Rally in Support of Imprisoned Gonabadi Dervishes in Stockholm

  On Saturday, Farvardin 24, 1392 (April 13, 2013), International Organization to preserve Human Rights in Iran, inside the Stockholm, at a meeting in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, expressed grave concern over the deteriorating health conditions of two detained Gonabadi Dervishes, Saleh Moradi and Kasra Nouri who have been on hunger strike for nearly […]

Amnesty International Calls for Urgent Action: Iranian hunger strikers in critical condition

  URGENT ACTION IRANIAN HUNGER STRIKERS IN CRITICAL CONDITION Two men imprisoned in Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz, south-west Iran, are in critical condition after a prolonged hunger strike protesting the harsh treatment of dervishes, including lawyers, in Tehran’s Evin Prison. They have been beaten, have lost consciousness several times, and are being kept alive […]

Gonabadi Dervishes Failed to Welcome Release of Saleh Moradi

  Numerous Gonabadi Dervishes who had gathered in front of Adel Abad prison to welcome jailed Dervish, Saleh Moradi, returned home deeply disappointed.Although, the trial Judge had ordered release of Saleh Moradi but he has been still kept in prison.According to Majzooban Noor, imprisoned Gonabadi Dervish in Shiraz’s Adel Abad prison, who was supposed to […]

Prison Authorities Refused to Transfer Kasra Nouri to the Court

  Gonabadi Dervish, Kasra Nour, had been supposed to appear this morning on 22 Farvardin 1392 (April 11, 2013) in Shiraz’s Revolutionary court due to notification in his sentence, but prison officials, refused to transfer him to the court.Meanwhile, Dervishes gathering in front of Shiraz’s Revolutionary court to express sympathy and solidarity with jailed Dervishes […]

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