HARANA – Mohammad Reza Sadeghi who is one of the supporters of Ayatollah Boroujerdi that was arrested on November 8th after security forces raided his house, is now under intolerable tortures.
According to the news received from Iran Human Rights Activists reporters, he is suffering from severe damage to his body and numbness of the legs resulting from tortures imposed by interrogators and is not able to move. The risk of spinal cord injury is probable and he is in need of a specialist consultation.
Despite the passing of 45 days since Mr. Mohammad Reza Sadeghi has been arrested and detained, his family has not been able to get any kind of information about his condition.
It is worth mentioning that this 38-years-old prisoner is a former employee of the official Department of Informatics and Information Technology of the tobacco compay and he was arrested two times, in October 2006 and December 2007 by special forces of the information ministry.
During his detention in the prisons of regime, he has been under unbearable tortures. As a result of such pressures he is suffering from cardiac and pulmonary complications and also rheumatoid arthritis. His medical documentation is readily available.
Examinations by specialists show that because of suffering from severe heart failure, the prison environment is dangerous for him.
His family announced that their son committed no sin other than his adherence to the peaceful beliefs of Ayatollah Boroujerdi. Their request from all human rights organizations is for immediate action to save their child’s life.
There is one bit of good news regarding the six followers of Ayatollah Boroujerdi whom were recently arrested, and that is Ms Forogh Hematyar was finally released on bail. She is a 30 years old english student and married. She was one of the seven supporters of Ayatollah Boroujerdi that was arrested and detained just for her adherence to the doctrines of Ayatollah Boroujerdi, without committing any other crime.
During her 40-day detention she was unable to have contact with her family and had no right to counsel. She has been under terrifying interrogations and severe physical and mental tortures in solitary cells of the prison.
Due to the efforts of human rights defenders and organizations and their concern, she was finally released on a heavy bail on 22nd of December 2010. While expressing gratitude for her freedom, she hopes for the other political prisoners, including the remaining six of them (Narges Ghaffarzadeh, Maryam Azimi, Tayebeh Hosseini, Dr.Roya Araghi, Mohammad Reza Sadeghi and Mohammad Mehman navaz) to be released as soon as possible and go back to their families.