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Iran: prisoner suffers internal lung bleeding, transferred to hospital


Political prisoners are kept from receiving medical treatment
Political prisoners are kept from receiving medical treatment
Asu Rostami, an imprisoned civil activist in ward 8 of Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison has got 7 years behind bars just for insulting the Supreme Leader. He has been under severe pressures in the prison causing numerous illness for him. He has been transferred to a hospital outside Evin prison for treatment of bleeding lung and infection. This 28-year old rights advocate has been suffering major repertory problems and bloody sputum since mid-June.
Rostami was arrested on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 after participating in a rally outside the UN office along with a number of civil activists. He was transferred to Evin’s ward 8 after enduring time in solitary confinement under interrogation.
He was sentenced to 7 years behind bars for protesting and insulting the Supreme leader. Among charges slapped on him are propaganda against the system, and national security issue.


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