Soheila Hijab Archives - KHRN

November 23, 2020

Latest Situation of Soheila Hijab in Qarchak Prison

Soheila Hijab, a political prisoner who was transferred to Ward 8 of Qarchak Prison last month after being kept in quarantine for several months, is facing new charges following the publication of a letter in support of the November protests in Iran last year.  "On November 16th, this political prisoner was transferred to Branch 2 of the Evin Prosecutor's Office, headed by Investigator Mahmoud Haji...

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August 10, 2020

Prisoner Injured by Another Prisoner and Taken to Hospital

on Friday morning, August 7, a prisoner accused of drug crimes attacked Soheila Hijab, a political prisoner in Qarchak prison, and stabbed her several times in the abdomen with a broken glass, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). Due to severe bleeding, the political prisoner has been transferred from the quarantine ward to the prison health center and from there to a...

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July 11, 2020

Amnesty International Called for Provision of Medical Treatment for Three Female Political Prisoners

In response to reports about Kurdish prisoner Zeynab Jalalian and two human rights defenders, Soheila Hijab and Narges Mohammadi, who have deprived emergency medical treatment for the coronavirus, Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to provide them with immediate medical care. Zeynab Jalalian, a Kurdish political prisoner, contracted the coronavirus during quarantine at Qarchak Prison last month. Also, in the past few days, news has...

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June 24, 2020

Three Kurdish Female Political Prisoners Still on Hunger Strike

Three Kurdish female political prisoners Sakineh Parvaneh, Soheila Hijab and Zeynab Jalalian are still on a hunger strike in Qarchak Prison. Meanwhile, the health condition of Zeynab Jalalian is reported critical with severe coughs and chest pain, informed sources have told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network. Sakineh Parvaneh, who is being held in Ward 3 of Qarchak Prison, has been on a hunger strike since June 15,...

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June 18, 2020

Latest Situation of Zeynab Jalalian and Soheila Hijab in Qarchak Prison

Imporsoned lawyer Soheila Hijab has been on a hunger strike since yesterday in protest to her continued detention in Qarchak Prison and not being transferred to Evin Prison. She also called for an end to the pressure exerted on her family by the security forces. Zeynab Jalalian, who was transferred from Khoy Prison to Qarchak Prison on May 10, has also announced that she will...

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