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General hunger strike launched by political prisoners in Rajai Shahr Prison

Friday, 31 January 2014

According to reports, prison guard forces at Rajai Shahr Prison broke into the political prisoner wing, conducted widespread, brutal searches accompanied by verbal violence against the political prisoners. In addition, the political prisoner library was closed.  In protest of the restrictions and pressures, as well as due to renewed disruption of communication and the mandate to wear prisoner uniforms to hospitals, the political prisoners launched a three-day hunger strike. They have refused to accept meals, and during the break, called out slogans against the situation.


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  • Published: 2 years ago on Friday, 31 January 2014
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: January 31, 2014 @ 1:51 pm
  • Filed Under: Human Rights
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    • http://persian.iranhumanrights.org/1392/11/strike-prison/

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