Iran: Further information: British-Iranian activist on hunger strike: Ghoncheh Ghavamai

Index Number: MDE 13/060/2014

British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami has gone on her second hunger strike after learning she had been sentenced to one year’s imprisonment in Iran and banned from foreign travel for two years for protesting for the right of women to attend sport events in iran. Her verdict has not been formally communicated to her lawyer, which prevents her from filing an appeal. Ghoncheh Ghavami is a prisoner of conscience who must be released immediately and unconditionally.

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