Iran Human Rights: Critically ill political prisoner chained to bed in hospital
- Published on Friday, 16 May 2014 16:19
NCRI - The Iranian regime's authorities in Tehran Evin prison chained to hospital bed hands and feet of a critically ill political prisoner Mcausing further deterioration of his health.
Mashallah (Hamid) Haeri, 62, solely because of the presence of his relatives in Iranian opposition camp in Iraq was arrested and sentenced to 15 years in prison in December 2009.
On February 10, 2013, his brother, Abdollah Haeri, was wounded in the missile attack on Camp Liberty in Iraq that houses some 2,900 members of the Iranian opposition movement, the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK).
Mashallah Haeri suffers from acute respiratory and heart diseases due to brutal torture and prison’s deteriorating situation and imprisonment and so far has twice had heart attacks.
Torturing prisoners to death by deprivation of treatment and killing them with toxic drugs is a known method in the clerical regime's prisons.
A number of prisoners have died due to deprivation of medical care in Iranian prisons.
The Iranian resistance repeatedly has called on all international and human rights organizations specially on the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran and Special Rapporteurs on Torture and Arbitrary Arrests to urgently address the situation of ailing political prisoners particularly Mr. Mashallah Haeri.