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Imprisoned Journalist Begins Hunger Strike on Hospital Bed

%d8%b9%db%8c%d8%b3%db%8c-%d8%b3%d8%ad%d8%b1%d8%ae%db%8c%d8%b2Iranhumanrights.org - Hospitalized political prisoner and prominent reformist journalist Issa Saharkhiz began a hunger strike on October 2, 2016, to convince the authorities to grant him conditional release.

U.S., EU Call On Iran To Free Jailed Death Penalty Activist

Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi.RFL/RE - The United States and European on September 30 called on Iran to free Narges Mohammadi, a journalist and activist whose 16-year prison sentence was recently upheld by Iranian courts.

Iranian Authorities Silent on Green Movement Campaign Worker Missing Since 2011

alireza-piriIranhumanrights.org - Alireza Piri, a dentist from Tabriz in northwestern Iran who campaigned for former presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, has been missing since he was arrested on January 9, 2011. His family has not received any official information about his whereabouts despite making numerous inquiries with the authorities.

Seven Prisoners in Imminent Danger of Execution for Drug Offenses

Seven Prisoners in Imminent Danger of Execution for Drug OffensesIran Human Rights - Seven prisoners in Minab Prison (Hormozgan province, southern Iran) are in imminent danger of execution.

On Hunger Strike, Imprisoned Music Distributors’ Health Deteriorates

%db%b1%db%b6-%d9%87-%d8%b4-1Iranhumanrights.org - Imprisoned music distributors Mehdi Rajabian and Hossein Rajabian are in poor health after starting a hunger strike on September 8, 2016 in Evin Prison. The brothers are protesting being held in separate wards and the denial of access to medical care.

IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: JAILED IT EXPERT DENIED ACCESS TO MEDICAL CARE: NIZAR ZAKKA

Image result for amnesty internationalAmnesty - The trial of Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese national and permanent US resident held in detention in Tehran's Evin Prison since September 2015, has concluded after two brief sessions before Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran. His health is deteriorating but the authorities are denying him access to medical care.

IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: ELDERLY PRISONER AT RISK OF LOSING HIS EYESIGHT: KAMAL FOROUGHI

Image result for amnestyAmnesty - Kamal Foroughi, a 77-year-old British-Iranian man jailed in Tehran's Evin Prison, has developed cataracts in both his eyes. He may be at risk of losing his eyesight unless he is given access to adequate specialized medical treatment, including cataract surgery.

100 Prominent Iranians Ask UN to Declare 1988 Massacre “Crime Against Humanity”

E305C0C8-38D3-4CA0-BEF0-1D130AA83A4D_cx0_cy9_cw0_w987_r1_s_r1Iranhumanrights.org - In a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Council and the International Criminal Court, one hundred Iranians living outside Iran, including several prominent civil, academic, and human rights figures, have asked for the recognition of the Islamic Republic of Iran's prison massacre of 1988 as a crime against humanity.

Labor Activists Put on Trial After Hundreds of Workers Protest Unpaid Wages

جعفر عظیم زاده و شاپور احسانی رادIranhumanrights.org - Labor activists Jafar Azimzadeh and Shapour Ehsani-Rad have been put on trial for allegedly inciting workers to strike.

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