Following perseverance and determination, after 64 days of hunger strike by the prominent political prisoner, Jafar Azimzadeh, and in line with an international wave of support together with solidarity of hundreds of other political prisoners with Jafar, the Iranian criminal regime surrendered to the will of determination and was forced to free Mr. Azimzadeh.
Hundreds of workers, teachers and youths rallied outside the office of the Iranian regime’s president Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on the morning of Wednesday, June 29, in support of political prisoner Jafar Azimzadeh who marked his 62nd day on hunger strike on this day. The protesters in this rally demanded urgent action to save Mr. Azimzadeh’s life.
Iranian trade unionist Jafar Azimzadeh has lost consciousness on 27 June following a two-month-long hunger strike
Amnesty International on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 issued an urgent action calling for immediate and unconditional release of the Iranian trade unionist Jafar Azimzadeh, the Chair of the Free Union of Workers of Iran who has lost consciousness on 27 June following a two-month-long hunger strike.
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