Voice of Germany- Keyvan Dokht Ghahari : Continuation of hunger strike by political prisoners of Gohardasht prison in the city of Rejaie of Karaj.
Gradually the number of those who went on hunger strike becoming larger. The strike is because of mixing criminal prisoners with political . The family members of prisoners are threatened not to speak to media and journalists and human rights organizations. some of the political prisoners who are in Gohardasht prison went on strike since Jan.14, 2005 . These prisoners are:
Hojat Zamani, Jafar Eghdami and Valiolah Faiz-mahdavi. They demand the followings: Separation of political prisoners from criminal, to stop the violation of press freedom and the right of students and formation of a committee to put pressure on Iran to follow the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.The other political prisoners who joined to the strike are : Bina Darab-Zand, Dr. Farzad Hamidi, Mehrdad Lohrasbi and Arzhang Dawoodi.
Gohardasht prison according to regime is a location to keep murderers and criminals.
Hashmatollah Tabarzadi in Evin prison also joined the strike.
In this regard the students organizations abroad " Iran Freedom of Expression Frontiers " is worried about the health and safety of the prisoners in strike.
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