May 17, 2009

Ayatollah Boroujerdi is hospitalized in the clinic of prison

Human Rights Activists
This morning the officials of Yazd central prison informed Mr. Boroujerdi’s family that he has been hospitalized in the clinic of this prison.

Mr. Boroujerdi has gone on hunger strike since 5 May 2009 in protest against the condition which he is in. during this time he was beaten and transferred to solitary confinement. This dissident clergyman has been deprived of his legal rights such as family visit and call or even communication with his lawyer since his hunger strike.

Mr. Boroujerdi’s heart and kidney problems also his hunger strike have intensified concerns on his condition.

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