Iran: Further information: Jailed cancer patient tortured in prison: Arash Sadeghi
Critically ill prisoner of conscience and human right defender Arash Sadeghi is being tortured through the intentional and purposeful denial of his access to cancer treatment, causing him severe pain and suffering. A serious post-operation infection has developed in his right arm due to lack of care in prison, leaving it swollen, paralysed and without sensation. He has also been denied critical bone marrow tests to monitor if his cancer has spread. His life is being put at risk.