Some three prisoners named Ali-Khan Nourzehi, Mohammad Ali Soltan-Abadi, and Reza Heibouzadeh, have been on a hunger strike since 16 June in Yazd Prison, protesting against being denied temporary leave.

Soltan-Abadi, who comes from Kermanshah, was arrested about five years ago on drug-related charges and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Heibouzadeh and Nourzehi have been in prison for 10 and five years, respectively, They were sentenced to 20 and 15 years in prison on charges related to drugs and kidnapping.

The officials of Yazd Central Prison have not responded to the demands of these prisoners during this period.