Political prisoner denied furlough for medical treatment

Authorities are denying a leave for medical treatment for political prisoner Seyed Hadi Ghayemi, who was arrested in post-election events on charges of supporting the Mujahadeen. Ghayemi was originally sentenced to death, but the sentence was converted to 15 years in prison in exile. 64-year-old Hadi Ghayemi suffers from heart and kidney disease, and submitted numerous requests for leave to receive medical treatment, all of which were denied.

Source: Iran Daily Brief

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