Mohammad Nazari, who has been imprisoned for more than 20 years in Rajaï Shahr Prison in Karaj on charges of contact with the Kurdish Democratic Party, began a hunger strike to protest his legal situation. Nazari was sentenced to life imprisonment. As an act of protest against the judicial authorities’ lack of attention to his request for release, he sewed his lips and began a hunger strike. At the time of his arrest he was 22 and, according to his family, his only activity in the party was informative.
Source: Iran Daily Brief