Posted by: bahareiran | July 4, 2011

Prison guards beat jailed hunger striker

Kamal Sharifi

Kamal Sharifi is in critical condition on his 30th day of hunger strike and was transferred to the prison infirmary for treatment. He went on a hunger strike in protest to prison conditions.

According to reports, this political prisoner was beaten while on hunger strike.

This Kurd journalist was sentenced to a 30 year prison term in 2008 on charges of trying to overthrow the Iranian regime. He has been detained in Minab Prison for 3 years now and has been sentenced to prison without the right to visits. (Pars Daily News – Jun. 29, 2011)

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