May 08, 2009

Ayatollah Boroujerdi has gone on hunger strike in Yazd prison

Human Rights Activists in Iran
According to the last reports received, Ayatollah Boroujerdi has gone on hunger strike since May 5, 2009 and the continuous efforts of his family in order to visit or have phone call with him have had no result.
Also after continued disseminations of his matters from prison, this opinion prisoner was transferred from general section of Yazd central prison to a confined cell moreover the governor and authorities of the Yazd central prison received notifications from judicial authorities and the prosecutor of the special court for clergy.
The relatives of this imprisoned clergy say that the reason of the authoritiess’ reaction is dissemination of his messages about public participation of the people in future elections, because protesting messages of Ayatollah Boroujerdi were immediately stopped after reflex of his audio message about presidential elections and dissemination of protesting letter to the Chairman of the Experts Assembly of the regime.

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