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Filmmaker Jafar Panahi goes on hunger strike in prison in Iran

Jafar Panahi, the renowned imprisoned director and film maker and the winner of international awards such as the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, has gone on hunger strike in protest. Jafar Panahi in his short phone conversation from Evin prison with his wife sai…d that following the unlawful actions of the prison guards and interrogators on Saturday and Sunday and threatening Jafar Panahi that the police will arrest his family members and will send his daughter to a dangerous prison, he has gone on hunger strike since Sunday morning and has stopped eating and drinking and will continue to do so until the psychological tortures stop and the following demands are met:

1. Be allowed to contact and meet his family to make sure of their complete wellbeing
2. Be allowed to have a lawyer and consult with him after being imprisoned for 77 days
3. Be released from the prison until trial and sentencing

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