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Khazali slams Rohani as ineffectual, raising false hope

  Mehdi Khazali, outspoken government critic and head of Hayan publications criticized Iranian president Hassan Rohani for “surrendering to the ruling faction” of the Islamic Republic and has called on him to resign.Saham News has published Mehdi Khazali’s open letter to the president, in which he refers to Rohani as a mere “opening in a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hundreds of activists call for prisoner’s release

  More than 350 human rights and political activists have issued a statement urging the Iranian authorities to release Mehdi Khazali. The announcement expressed grave concern for the health of the political prisoner, who has gone on hunger strikes on several occasions, saying: “His life is under immediate and serious threat after three months of […]

‘My father’s at imminent risk,’ says son of jailed blogger Khazali

  The life of imprisoned Iranian blogger, publisher and physician Mahdi Khazali is at imminent risk, his son has warned. Mohammad Saleh Khazali, son of dissident blogger Mahdi Khazali, says his father faces an imminent threat to his life after more than 88 days of hunger strike. In a Facebook post, Khazali wrote, “My father’s […]

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