Monday, August 20, 2007

The Iranian revolutionary court condemned Ahmad Batebi’s doctor to one year imprisonment

Dr. Hessam Firouzi has been given one year prison sentence for “impeding national security”. He has been the practitioner of a number of political prisoners namely Ahmad Batebi and Akbar Ganji.

In 2006, Mr. Firouzi had disclosed reports suggesting sever torture of Ahmad Batebi (political prisoner and student activist) while describing his physical situation. This lead to his arrest by the Intelligence Ministry.

Following his arrest he was tortured while in the 209 section, but was released through bail.
The Ministry had asked him to withdraw his comments over Bati’s deteriorating physical situation , but he had refused to do so.

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