Afshin Sohrabzadeh Archives - KHRN

May 19, 2016

Death, Cancer and Injustice Threaten Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s Life

Kurdistan Human Rights Network - HRANA – Fourteen Human rights organizations released a joint statement, expressing deep concern about the dire condition of political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh, who is dealing with cancer and illness in Minab prison, where he was exiled. The undersigned organizations highlighted the lack of medical attention threatening Afshin Sohrabzadeh’s life and demanded that the Iranian authorities allow for a just...

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March 30, 2016

Iranian authorities refuse proper medical care for Kurdish political prisoner in critical condition

The critical health condition of 25-year-old Kurdish political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh has dangerously worsened in Minab prison in southeastern Iran, but the authorities still refuse granting him medical leave and his family is unable pay for his treatment. 'Last week, his health situation worsened suddenly and his blood pressure dangerously lowered. He lost consciousness several times and his fellow inmates repeatedly requested urgent medical help...

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