• Campaigns

Iran: Further information: Three human rights defenders on hunger strike: Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee, Arash Sadeghi, Athena Daemi

, Index number: MDE 13/7840/2018

Iranian women human rights defenders and prisoners of conscience Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee and Atena Daemi started a hunger strike on 3 February in protest at their transfer to a prison where women convicted of violent offences are held in inhumane conditions. Earlier, on 27 January, human rights defender Arash Sadeghi started a hunger strike to demand that they are returned to their previous place of detention. He is critically-ill.

Choose a language to view report