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May 14, 2021

Political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian in critical condition in Yazd

Kurdish woman political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian, who is sentenced to life imprisonment and is serving her 14th year in prison in Yazd, is in critical condition due to being denied access to medical treatment. A source close to Jalalian spoke to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) about her latest situation and said: “After contracting Covid-19, Zeynab was in a bad physical condition and suffered...

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February 2, 2021

Amnesty: Jailed Iranian Kurdish woman Zeynab Jalalian tortured

Amnesty International has accused Iran of torturing Kurdish woman political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian and called upon readers to take urgent action by sending appeals to the country’s Head of Judiciary, Ebrahim Raisi.The organization said agents of the Ministry of Intelligence of Iran tortured Jalalian by “deliberately denying her health care to coerce her into providing a videotaped ‘confession’”.“This intentional denial of health care is...

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December 3, 2020

Zeynab Jalalian Deprived of Calls and Visits in Quarantine of Yazd Prison

Kurdish political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian who was abruptly transferred from Kermanshah Prison to Yazd Prison on November 10, for no apparent reason, is still being held in quarantine without the right to call or visit her family. A relative of Jalalian has told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that "since Ms Jalalian was transferred to Yazd prison, she has only managed to make a...

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November 12, 2020

Four Times Transfer and Exile in Six Months; Zeynab Jalalian Transferred to Yazd Prison

Zeynab Jalalian, a Kurdish political prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment, was transferred to Yazd Prison, a reliable source told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). According to this source, Zeynab Jalalian made her family a two-minute phone call yesterday, November 10, that she had been transferred to Yazd Prison while being beaten, threatened and verbally abused along the way. On November 10, security agents informed...

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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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July 3, 2020

The Possibility of Transferring Zeynab Jalalian to Kerman Prison

In an interview with Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), a member of Zeynab Jalalian's family announced the possibility that this Kurdish political prisoner may be transferred to Kerman Prison. Zeynab Jalalian went on a hunger strike on June 20, demanding her return to Khoy Prison or transfer to Evin Prison, as well as access to medical treatment after being diagnosed with COVID 19."Yesterday, a person...

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July 1, 2020

No News Over the Fate of Zeynab Jalalian after Being Transferred from Qarchak Prison to an Unknown Location

Kurdish political prisoner Zeynab Jalalian was transferred from the quarantine ward of Qarchak Prison to an unknown location on Thursday, June 25, 2020, on the sixth day of her hunger strike, and there is no news on her fate. The Kurdish political prisoner has been on a hunger strike since June 20, demanding her return to Khoy prison or transfer to Evin prison. In an interview with...

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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 22, 2020

Zeynab Jalalian Went on a Hunger Strike

Zeynab Jalalian, a Kurdish political prisoner in the quarantine ward of Qarchak Prison, has been on hunger strike since this morning. Her request is to be returned to Khoy Prison or transferred to Evin Prison. The political prisoner, who was transferred from Khoy Prison to Qarchak Prison on May 10, has also announced that she would go on a hunger strike in the coming days...

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