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November 4, 2017

A Death Row Kurdish Religious Prisoner Ended His Hunger Strike in Zahedan Central Prison

A death row Kurdish student prisoner, who had gone on dry food hunger strike on Oct 25, 2017, in protest against his unfair sentence and being kept in the ward for drug crime prisoners, ended his strike after a week. “On 31 September 2017, Abubakr Rostami, who was on dry food hunger strike, ended his dry food hunger strike after the prison manager promised to...

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October 18, 2017

Continued of Hunger Strikes of Five Female Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Five Female Prisoners at the Orumiyeh Central Prison have been on hunger strike since Wednesday, October 11 in protest to the confiscation of their personal belongings by prison authorities. "On Wednesday, October 11, a number of prison guards searched the Women ward of Orumiyeh Central Prison under the pretext of inspecting the prison. During this inspection, the prison guards seized a number of the prisoners’...

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October 15, 2017

Mohammad Nazari on 78th Day of his Hunger Strike/Increasing Concerns about his Physical Health

Political prisoner Mohammad Nazari, imprisoned in Tehran for the past 24 years, has been on hunger strike for the past 77 days in protest to the non-enforcement of Article 10 of Procedural Law in his case. His health condition has been reported critical. “Mohammad Nazari, an Azeri political prisoner arrested and imprisoned on June 9, 1994, and sentenced to life imprisonment, is on...

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