IRAN WATCH CANADA

Thursday, August 23, 2007



News in brief-
Two journalist on hunger strike in Islasmic Republic's prison!
According to Iran-emrooz online- news, two Kurdish journalists, Mr. Adnan Hassanpoor and Mr. Heywa Butimar have been on hunger strike for a month now.
Their lawyer Mr. Saleh Nikbakht confirmed that his clients are on hunger strike and he is worried about their health and situation.
In this regard, the Association in defense of Prisoners rights warned about the situation of this two journalists and in a press release have said: hunger strike in prison usually is forbiden in developed countries, however, if prisoners feel that no one is listening to them and to their requests they may find strike the only solution.
The two journalists have requested from the prison officials to transfer them to public cell and allow their lawyer and family to visit them.


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