Conditional end of Behnam Mosivand’s hunger strike
Aryan Community News Agency – Behnam Mosivand ended his hunger strike after the judicial officials promised to follow up on his demands.
According to Jamia Ariyai News Agency, at noon on Wednesday 23rd of September 1401, Behnam Musivand, a civil activist and political prisoner on hunger strike, conditionally ended his protest hunger strike after promising assistance to pursue his demands. This political prisoner is serving his 5-year prison sentence on the charge of (assembly and collusion with the intention of disrupting the security of the country).
An informed source in this regard told Human Rights in Iran: “Behnam Mousavand has started his hunger strike with the promise of following up on his demands from the judicial authorities and the prisons organization to send him to Evin prison and complete his treatment process.”
It should be mentioned that Behnam Mosivand was transferred from Evin Prison to Rajaei Prison in Karaj without prior notice on the pretext of being transferred to an outside hospital on 9 September 1401. He went on a hunger strike in protest against this forced transfer. He was sent to the hospital due to his deteriorating physical condition.
On May 14, 1401, this political prisoner announced a hunger strike in protest against the disrespect of the security agents to his family, and on May 16, 1401, a collective request from civil activists and human rights defenders ended his hunger strike.
On May 6, 1401, Behnam Mousavand was urgently sent to Taleghani Hospital in Tehran after his physical condition worsened due to his hunger strike, and an endoscopic operation was performed on him.
On May 5, 1401, Behnam Mosivand was transferred from Rajai prison in Karaj city to the quarantine ward in Evin prison, without prior notice and without permission to take his personal belongings with him, while on May 4, 1401, due to low blood pressure And he was faced with diabetes
Behnam Mosivand, on April 30, 1401, after refusing to be handcuffed and handcuffed to be transferred to a medical center outside the Rajaei prison in Karaj, and after that he was beaten and forced to be transferred to a medical center with handcuffs and handcuffs. The therapeutic stages of the hunger strike.
Earlier, on March 8, 1400, Behnam Mosivand was deprived of the right to treatment by the order of the head of Rajaei Shahr Karaj prison, on the pretext of not accepting handcuffs and cuffs when he was sent to a medical center outside the prison for specialized examinations and treatment for kidney and prostate disease. became.
Forcing political prisoners to use handcuffs and handcuffs while being sent to a treatment center outside the prison continues, while on January 6, 1400, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ajei, the head of the judiciary, announced in a meeting of high-ranking officials of the judiciary: “To nothing The accused should not be humiliated, and it should be noted that arresting and arresting the accused is not punishment and punishing the accused is one of the things that must go through its legal process.
Also, according to the circular and article 54 of the executive regulations of the prisons organization and the explanation of the rights of prisoners and people in detention, it is announced: “A prisoner with an acute illness or serious physical condition or injured or injured according to the opinion of the institution’s doctor or a trusted doctor who needs medical attention , it is medical and hospital, it will not be accepted until the condition is stabilized and recovered, and it will be introduced by the officials of the treatment center and the situation will be immediately reflected to the relevant judicial authority.
Behnam Mosivand, on June 25, 1399, was arrested and transferred to the quarantine ward of Evin prison to serve his 5-year prison sentence for the charge of (assembly and collusion with the intention of disrupting the security of the country) On September 11, 2019, he was transferred from the 8th hall of Evin prison to the Rajaei prison in Karaj.
On September 4, 2018, this civil activist was sentenced to a total of 6 years in prison by Branch 28 of the Tehran Revolutionary Court on the charges of (gathering and collusion with the intention of disrupting the country’s security) and (propaganda activity against the regime). This verdict was confirmed by Branch 36 of the Court of Appeal of Tehran Province on March 24, 2019. With the application of Article 134 of the Islamic Penal Code, the severe punishment of 5 years of penal servitude was made mandatory for him.
On May 2, 2017, Behnam Mosivand was summoned to the 6th Investigation Branch of Evin Prison to attend the interrogation session to present his last defense.
On February 12, 1396, Behnam Mosivand was arrested by the agents of the Ministry of Information and after being transferred to the solitary cell of the 209 security ward of this security organization and during the interrogation process, he was released on March 28 of the same year after posting bail.
Deprivation of treatment for prisoners continues while on April 23, 1401, Amnesty International published a detailed report detailing the denial of the right to treatment for prisoners in Iran’s prisons, and also explained their plight.