Sunday , 9 May 2021

IOPHR Statement in regards to the detaining of the body of the murdered prisoner Mr. Behnam Mahjoubi by the Islamic Republic of Iran

Shabtabnews – In a statement IOPHR stated : “According to reports received, the security agents of the ruling regime in Iran, have refused to hand over the lifeless body of the brave prisoner of conscience, Behnam Mahjoubi, who was killed in the Evin prison hospital due to poisoning. The authorities have made the delivery of Behnam Mahjoubi’s body conditional on the family’s commitment to bury their child overnight, without any formal funeral, and the attendance of mourners.”

The statement invited ” all democratic governments and freedom-seeking citizens, human rights activists, and especially fellow Iranian citizens to support the legal request of Behnam Mahjoubi’s family for an autopsy, so that the exact time and cause(s) of Behnam Mahjoubi’s death can be discerned. “

For full text of statement see below link:



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