From: Evin Prison-Ward 350
Call in support of sick political prisoners from 47 political prisoners from Ward 350 of Evin prison in Iran
With great thanks and appreciation to the organizers of this campaign in Europe, United States and Canada
We, political prisoners, both with and without ailments, in Ward 350 are suffering greatly from lack of medical attention due to problems created by the Islamic regime. Many of us are in danger of losing our lives and many of us have developed defects due to lack of aid. Aside from the many pressures and difficulties prisoners face every day; many prisoners have acquired ailments due to the lack of hygiene and improper medical care. The medical aid here is minimal, limited and ineffective. In many cases prisoners have to wait weeks or even months before someone comes to look them or they are sent outside prison which often worsens their condition. Getting involved in the paper work and red tape in order to insist to go to a hospital is always met with humiliation, insults and harassment by prison doctors and guards. Usually in the hospital the sick patient is chained to the bed and treated inhumanely.
The treatment is so horrible that most choose to suffer from their sickness instead of demanding to go to a hospital. Although some have very severe illnesses they refuse to wear the humiliating prison uniform and to be hand cuffed and as such they are refused a visit to the hospital. Medical aid, proper nutrition and a hygienic environment are all being made worse every day for prisoners.
We the undersigned declare our greatest appreciation for the sincere and unwavering humanitarian support of the campaign of Do Not Let Their Heartbeats Stop. We would like to bring to your immediate attention the dire situation of the lack of medical care for political prisoners and ask for your support. Signed by following political prisoners:
Amir Dorosti, Reza Shahabi, Behnam Ebrahimzade, Saeed Mohammad Ebrahimi, Omid Shah-Moradi, Majid Mohamadi Maen, Mohammad Mehdi Sajedfar, Gholamreza Khosravi, Majid Assadi, Mohammad Sayemi, Hati Yazloo, Saeed Mohammad Hadiri, Reza Akbari Monfared, Ali Maghzi, Hamid Moradi, Amir Eslati, Mostafa Daneshjoo, Afshin Kermpour, Farshid Yadollahi, Mohammad Daroie, Sina Azimi, Shahin Dadkhah, Esmael Azizi, Alireza Sayedian, Saeed Abedini, Gholamreza Hosseini, Reza Entesary, Rasol Etesami, Alireza Ahmadi, Omid Behroozi, Davood Assadi, Ali Allai, Pajman Abdol Hosseinzade, Payman Casnejad, Yaghob Maleki, Mehdi Khodai, Rasool Esmailzade, Esmael Barzagar, Hamid Horaband, Alir Rezai Ghasabzade, Vahid Asghari, Omid Zarenejad, Mohammad Haddi Bardbar, Farshid Fatehi, Salar Sotodeh, Hasan Siskhati, Kamron Eyazi
Ward 350, Evin Prison, Tehran Iran, October 2013
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