Reza Shahabi, Iranian Imprisoned labor Activist Begins Hunger Strike

Reza Shahabi, an Iranian labor leader imprisoned since June 2010, went on hunger strike on 17 Dec 2012 to protest against Reza Shahabi, Iranian Imprisoned labor Activist Begins Hunger Strikemistreatment by jail guards as well as prevention of his medical treatment by the judicial authorities.

Reza Shahabi’s physical conditions have deteriorated. He has announced that he will refuse taking his medication and eating food until he is allowed to be transferred to a hospital outside prison for complete treatment.

Mr. Reza Shahabi who had gone under major surgery of his neck, and according to doctors’ recommendations was in need of at least “two months rest at home”, and “incapable of withstanding any further punishment,” was sent back to Ward 350 of Evin prison on August 14, 2012. Since then, his health deteriorated significantly. In addition, به خواندن ادامه دهید