March 30, 2011
According Radio Farda, Iranian blogger Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki is in grave condition in Tehran’s Evin prison.
Ahmad Ronaghi-Maleki, the father of Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki spoke to Radio Fardo on March 29, and warned that his son’s kidney condition has become dire, and that Hossein needs surgery immediately. Hossein Ronaghi-Maleki, is a 24 year old blogger who was arrested in December 2009, and given a 15 year sentence.
Ronaghi is primarily known for his blogging, and activism against the regimes electronic censorship. His activities included finding ways to subvert the regimes internet filters.
Ronaghi-Maleki is currently in section 350 of Evin prison, and had spent more than year in solitary confinement before being transferred there.
This news comes in the wake of the death of political prisoner Mohsen Dokmehchi , due to medical negligence while he was imprisoned.