The hunger strike of seven prisoners in the I.R prison in Urmia

On Monday, May 23, 2021, seven prisoners detained in the I.R.Iran’s Central prison in Urmie went on a hunger strike to protest the unfavorable situation in the prison and the mistreatment of prisoners by warders.

According to the report, the identities of the seven detainees who are being held in the traditional ward in Urmie Central Prison are as follows:

1- Pouria Morsali

2- Davood Ghasemzadeh, son of Faisal

3- Bahadin Qasemzadeh, son of Faisal

4- Ramin Shirzad, son of Qasem

5- Hossein Karimi

6- Mohammad Hazratpour

7- Javad Shirzad, son of Morad

It should be noted that many prisoners, including Davood Ghasemzadeh, who suffers from spinal cord amputations, are in poor physical condition, but prison officials, as always, neglect medical care and treatment for prisoners.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association