Tuesday , 29 November 2022

Health and Hygiene

Political prisoner Yashar Tohidi denied medical care in Evin Prison

Iran-HRM – Political prisoner Yashar Tohidi was injured by a gunshot on the night of Saturday, October 15, 2022, in Evin Prison. The state agents had opened fire and attacked prisoners during a violent raid. Despite Mr. Tohidi’s deteriorating physical condition, he is deprived of appropriate medical care. Political prisoner Yashar Tohidi took 3-gun shots to his thigh during the …

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USIRF Commissioner asks Biden administration to pursue every available measure to support Iranians

Shabtabnews – In a twitter statement USIRF Commissioner asked the Biden administration to pursue every available measure to support Iranians . USIRF Commissioner @Skleinbaum: "Furthermore, the Biden administration must pursue every available measure to support Iranians asserting their internationally-guaranteed human rights & sanction officials responsible for these ongoing & violent crackdowns.” https://t.co/ZG5QxUWHNA— USCIRF (@USCIRF) November 15, 2022 The USIRF Commissioner …

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Iranian Activist Ronaghi Sent Back To Prison After Hospital Treatment

RFL/RE – Iranian hunger-striking activist Hossein Ronaghi has been transferred back to Tehran’s notorious Evin prison after being moved to a hospital over health concerns. The Mizan news agency quoted “the opinion of doctors” at the hospital as stating there was an “improvement in the physical condition” of Ronaghi, prompting his discharge. Ronaghi was arrested during recent protests rocking the …

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Hunger-Striking Iranian Activist Moved From Prison To Hospital

Iranwire – Iranian authorities have transferred jailed activist Hossein Ronaghi to hospital as his health deteriorated after he went on a hunger strike, his family says. Ronaghi, an outspoken freedom of speech campaigner, was arrested on September 24 as anti-government protests swept the country and was incarcerated in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison, where he had both of his legs broken. …

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Jailed Activist’s Life in Danger After 47-Day Hunger Strike

Iranwire – Prominent Iranian activist Hossein Ronaghi’s life is in danger as his Evin Prison hunger strike hits 47 days, his family have told IranWire.  “Hossein’s life is in danger. Hossein is ill and has already lost his left kidney,” Ahmad Ronaghai, his father said. “And it has been determined that Hossein’s right kidney is now 40% damaged.” Ahmad Ronaghi was transferred …

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No treatment for injured inmates after Evin Prison’s attack

Iran-HRM -Three weeks after the brutal attack on Evin Prison, some of the injured inmates are deprived of medical treatment. Luqman Aminpour, Meysam Dehbanzadeh and Parsa Golshani are among these injured prisoners. Political prisoner Meysam Dehbanzadeh, 29, was shot by a pellet gun during the attack on Evin Prison on October 15, 2022. He was seriously injured and denied medical …

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Iran Protests: Doctors Treating Wounded Protesters Face Deadly State Violence

CHRI – Reports of at least one doctor being killed by state security forces and at least six others being arbitrarily arrested at peaceful protests in Tehran and Mashhad indicate Iran’s medical community is facing deadly state violence as the Iranian government deploys lethal force to crush the country’s growing protest movement, said the Center for Human Rights in Iran …

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Security forces reportedly fire on crowds as protests rock Kurdish city

Al-Monitor – Sounds of heavy gunfire, blasts and relentless shooting reverberated across the western Iranian city of Sanandaj on Tuesday, witnesses confirmed to Al-Monitor. Security forces were heavily deployed there to crush dissent in the Kurdish city. Riot police backed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Basij militia have maintained a large presence in Sanandaj since protests were ignited by the …

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Wounded protesters snatched from hospital beds, taken to prison

Iran-HRM – Eight men and one woman died in clashes with security forces Wounded protesters in Eslamabad-e Gharb were snatched from hospital beds and taken to prison. Their families are under pressure from the Intelligence Ministry. Other injured protesters remain in people’s homes and receive care with minimal equipment. Reports from the eve of September 22, 2022, indicate that the …

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