Political Prisoners Call on UN Human Rights Rapporteur to Investigate Prisoners Rights Abuse by Iran Regime

NCRI - In a letter to the U.N. Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran, Ms. Asma Jahangir, Gohardasht political prisoners urge her to address their situation and investigate violation of the prisoners’ rights by Iranian regime.

The following in the letter by Gohardasht Political prisoners:

Ms. Asma Jahangir, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran,

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NCRI - According to reports, on Thursday January 12, the political prisoner, Saeed Shirzad, on his 37th day of hunger strike in Gohardasht prison in Karaj suffered severe drop in blood pressure and loss of consciousness, and the prison officials were forced to transfer him to the one thousand beds hospital in Tehran.

Iran: A Prisoner Executed Before His Trial Ends

NCRI - A death row prisoner was executed in Qazvin last week while his family says his case was still under consideration and review by the prosecution office and his sentence was not confirmed and put on hold. On Monday, January 2, the death sentence of Nasrollah Khazaei, on the charges of “carrying and keeping drugs” was implemented in Qazvin prison before dawn.

After the family of the executed prisoner followed his case, several Judiciary officials of the Iranian regime’s Prosecution Office in Tehran said that the prisoner should not have been executed.

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NCRI - The political prisoner, Arash Sadeghi, was transferred to Evin prison infirmary 3 times in just 24 hours due to his deteriorating health condition. On Tuesday, January 10, Arash Sadeghi was taken to the prison clinic due to “lung inflammation and persistent cough,” but received no treatment other than an oxygen mask before returning to the ward.

Iran: Family's Concerns Regarding Disappearance of Political Prisoner Ali Moezzi

NCRI - Al Arabiya television reported on Monday, January 9: “The Iranian regime’s security forces have transferred political prisoner Ali Moezzi, a supporter of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK), from Gohardasht Prison to an unknown location and there is no news about his condition and whereabouts. According to international human rights organizations and the families of this political prisoner, it is feared that Mr. Moezzi is being tortured and even killed.”

Parliamentarians Call to Save Political Prisoner Ali Moezzi in Iran

NCRI - Parliamentary Committees of “Friends of Free Iran” in various European countries including Sweden, Romania, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Estonia in separate letters to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zied Ra’ed Al-Hussein, urged him to take action for the safety of political prisoner, Ali Moezzi, who was kidnapped by Gohardasht prison officials on January 4 and transferred to an unknown location.

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On Jan. 4, the reports came from within Gohardasht Prison, near the Iranian capital Tehran, that activist and political prisoner Ali Moezzi, still behind bars despite completing his term, had disappeared. Wrote Dr Ali Safavi a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran and president of the Near East Policy Research, in ‘The Hill’ on January 9, 2017, the article continues as follows.

Iran: Political Prisoners Complaint Letter to Asma Jahangir Regarding Abduction of Ali Moezzi

NCRI - A group of political prisoners in Gohardasht Prison in a complaint letter to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran, Ms. Asma Jahangir, urged her to address and investigate the situation of the political prisoner Ali Moezzi who was abducted on January 4 by prison officials and transferred to an unknown location.

The following is the text of the political prisoners’ letter:

Ms. Asma Jahangir, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran,

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