From the facebook of Reza Khandan, Nasrin Sotoudeh’s Husband:
We saw Nasrin yesterday at Evin prison from behind a cabin window. Nasrin was extremely angry about the fact that our request to have a face-to-face visitation with her has been repeatedly denied. She said that if her request for a face-to-face visitation with the children and her mother is once again denied next week, she will launch a hunger strike.
I tried to dissuade her but last night when Haniyeh Saneh Farshi– who has been granted a few days of furlough from Evin– explained to me how much pressure Nasrin has been under as a result of not seeing the children and her mother, I realized that– considering her circumstance– she has every right to make such a decision. Yet, [as her husband] I will continue to try to dissuade her if I can.
It has been 10 months since Nasrin’s ailing mother and brother have been banned from visiting her. And, as per the letter issued by the Prosecutor’s office to the visitation room at Evin prison, they remain banned from any visitation with Nasrin; even from behind a cabin window.
Though it is against the norm, our cabin visitation with Nasrin yesterday coincided with the visitation day for the men in Evin’s ward 350 [the general ward for political prisoners]. A number of the prison guards prevented the visiting family members and the other prisoners present from even waving hello to Nasrin; which turned the atmosphere in the visitation area into a heavily secured environment. Standard greetings between prisoners and their family members and loved ones have always been a normal occurrence on visitation days.
Dr. Ali Reza Rajai and one of Nasrin’s former co-workers, Dr. Ghasem Sholeh Sadi, were the only two political prisoners who managed to approach Nasrin and ask her how she was doing.
The family members witnessing the conditions in the visitation room asked in shock, ” Are your visitations always so brutally restricted and laced with such a heavy security atmosphere?”
Source: Persian 2 English
Feb 08, 2018 Comments Off on UK Resident Detained in Iran by IRGC For More Than a Year Without Charge or Access to Counsel
Sep 17, 2017 Comments Off on Wife of Princeton scholar jailed in Iran calls on U.S. to do more to free him
Sep 12, 2016 Comments Off on Hunger Strike of Two IRANIAN Artists in Iran’s Evin Prison
Sep 06, 2016 Comments Off on Iran’s Continued Imprisonment of Dual Citizens
May 27, 2018 Comments Off on Ancient Iranian City Angrily Faces Divided Future
May 24, 2018 Comments Off on Who Are the Dual Nationals Imprisoned in Iran?
May 23, 2018 Comments Off on Iran’s Telegram Users Back on the Rise Three Weeks After State Banned the App
May 23, 2018 Comments Off on Iran: Political Prisoner Faces A Five-Year Additional Prison Term
May 26, 2018 Comments Off on IRGC: Pompeo ‘Has Been Sleeping’ if He Thinks Iran Will Withdraw from SyriaIRGC: Pompeo ‘Has Been Sleeping’ if He Thinks Iran Will Withdraw from Syria A senior official in the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Friday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been asleep for...
May 10, 2018 Comments Off on Trump Bets Sanctions Will Force Iran to Bargain. There’s No Plan B.Trump Bets Sanctions Will Force Iran to Bargain. There’s No Plan B. President Trump said on Wednesday that he expects Iran to continue to comply with the terms of the 2015 deal that limits Tehran’s nuclear...
Jul 14, 2016 Comments Off on Corps’ one hundred thousand of triggered missiles in Lebanon:An official Israel-threatening by CorpsIran Briefing: Since August 7, 1979, when Ayatollah Khomeini declared the last Friday of Ramadhan as “Quds Day”, the Islamic Republic has always tried to hold an imposing ceremony by using state resources as well as requiring people’s involvement. This year’s Quds march had fundamental...