Continuous pressure on Hossein Ronaghi at Evin prison

January 3, 2011

Hossein Ronaghi Maleki has bee under continuous pressure while serving his 15 year sentence at Evin prison.

RAHANA reports that his lawyer Mohammad Ali Dadkhah was informed of his 15 year prison sentence in writing within the past couple of days.

According to one of his close family members, the pressure on him for making false televised confessions as well an interviewing the Keihan newspaper has not suppressed since his transfer to ward 350 at Evin prison.

Hossein Ronaghi is an Azari human rights activist and a blogger living in the city of Malekan and was arrested on December 13th of last year. He was transferred to solitary confinement after enduring physical and psychological torture in order to make false confessions and to interview the state television. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison on October 7 of this year.


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