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Urgent Action update: Hunger-striking labour rights activist at risk

Labour rights activist Sepideh Gholian has been on hunger strike since 23 July 2019 in protest at the ill-treatment of her family and dire conditions in Shahr-e Rey prison near Tehran. Her health has deteriorated sharply, leaving her too weak to walk. The trial of Sepideh Gholian and another labour rights activist, Esmail Bakhshi, has been scheduled for 3 August. They must be released immediately and unconditionally.

Take action.




Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Persian to:

Prosecutor General of Tehran Ali Alghasi Mehr 
Shahr-e Rey prison 
Tehran-Varamin Highway, Gharchak, Iran
Salutation: Dear Mr Alghasi Mehr


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY MR HAMID BAEIDINEJAD Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran 16 Prince’s Gate SW7 1PT 020 7225 4208-9 Fax: 020 7589 4440 

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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