2 female activists detained in Iranian prisons begin hunger strike

Women's rights activists, Warisha Moradi and Bakhshan Azizi, who have been detained by the Iranian authorities for 9 months, began a hunger strike to protest the transfer of Warisha to a prison affiliated with the Intelligence Ministry and National Security in Iran.

2 female activists detained in Iranian prisons begin hunger strike
16 May 2024   13:08
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The Kurdistan Human Rights Network announced that on May 14, the women’s rights activist and member of the Free Women’s Organization in Eastern Kurdistan Warisha Moradi has been detained since August 2023, was transferred from the women’s prison to prison number 209 and affiliated with the Ministry of Intelligence and National Security of Iran, on orders from the judge. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network reported that Warisha Moradi began a hunger strike in protest against her transfer.

Women's rights activist, Bakhshan Azizi, who is detained in the same prison as Warisha, began a hunger strike in solidarity with her and to protest her transfer to a prison affiliated with the Intelligence Ministry.

Warisha Moradi was arrested on August 1, 2023, near the city of Sinh, while Bakhshan Aziz was arrested on August 3 of the same year in Tehran, and they were transferred to Evin Women’s Prison in Tehran after 5 months of investigation at the Iranian intelligence center, and they have not been tried yet, despite the passage of 9 months after their arrest.

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