Saturday, September 8, 2007

“My son is under torture” says a journalists’ mother

Nahid Kheirabi, a journalist and mother to political prisoner and journalist Soheil Assefi, has told reporters that she was not given any explanations by the Judiciary as to why her son has been kept in solitary confinement of 209 Evin Prison, after 1 month of detention .

According to Nahid Kheirabi , although her son is not allowed any visits, his father has managed to see him in presence of an interrogator.

“Soheil has been tortured in prison, he has been fed lies and been put under torture, I am extremely worried.” says Mrs.Kheirabi.

She also said although her sons’ physical condition has seriously deteriorated, but he has still been kept in solitary confinement.

“In a country that claims to have freedom of choice, the minimum which is freedom of opinion and speech does not exist” says Nahid Kheirabi.

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