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Iran: Political prisoner Arzhang Davoodi sentenced to death

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The Iranian regime's judiciary has sentenced political Prisoner Arzhang Davoodi to death for his opposition to the clerical regime, according to reports received from Iran. Mr. Davoodi has already served 11 years in prison

Davoodi, 61, a teacher, was arrested in October 2003 and was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment which was later increased to 20 years.

For the past ten years he has been subjected to torture and abuses, He has been held in solitary confinements and denied medical care.

He has been told by Bandar Abbas prison authorities that he would soon be transferred to Tehran.