activist Soheil Arabi has been taken to the dispensary of Fashafouyeh Jail (a.okay.a
the Better Tehran’s Penitentiary) after his well being critically deteriorated since
Saturday, June 15, 2019, when he went on starvation strike.
is the third time Soheil Arabi is occurring starvation strike, this time to protest
poor jail circumstances, violent mistreatment of prisoners by jail guards and
officers, and numerous deprivations in jail.
Arabi went on starvation strike on Saturday, June 15, 2019, as a result of his repeated
requests to offer for his wants have gone unheeded by jail authorities. He
was transferred to the dispensary on Thursday, June 20, 2019.
Final April, Soheil Arabi was severely damage when he defended a number of extraordinary prisoners in opposition to mistreatment and beating by guards. He urgently must have a surgical procedure.
In October 2018, Soheil Arabi was crushed by different inmates incited by jail authorities. He suffered a collection of accidents, together with a damaged nostril. The political prisoner is being stored in a ward with non-political prisoners, together with doubtlessly violent offenders, in violation of Article 69 of Iran’s State Prisons Group’s rules.
Soheil Arabi, photographer, blogger and civil activist, was arrested in December 2013 by the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and sentenced to loss of life for insulting the Prophet and different sanctities.
Soheil Arabi was stored two months remoted in solitary confinement and subjected to relentless interrogations in Ward 2A, the place is beneath the management of the IRGC.
In July 2015, his loss of life sentence was commuted to 7.5 years in jail. However then once more, in October 2018, he was sentenced to a different three years in jail and exile to Borazjan, in southern Iran.
Soheil Arabi’s spouse was compelled to divorce him. He has a younger daughter.