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Iran: Maryam Akbari-Monfared: Political Prisoner and Mother in Evin Prison .

Center for Human Rights in Iran

Maryam Akbari-Monfared was forced to spend her childhood visiting family members in state prisons and cemeteries. Her three brothers and sister, all political prisoners, were executed without trial in the 1980s, and now Maryam is a political prisoner herself. If her case were reviewed, she would be eligible for release, but the authorities have refused all her demands, including for an inquiry into her siblings’ deaths. The judiciary must halt the ongoing abuse and intimidation of Akbari-Monfared, investigate her legitimate demands.

and secure this innocent woman’s release.

Prisoner of conscience Maryam Akbari Monfared was threatened with an additional three years in prison and a transfer to a remote prison, in retaliation for open letters in which she demanded truth and justice for her brother and sister, victims of Extrajudicial executions in 1988. She has been detained since 2009 in Tehran’s Evin Prison, where she is serving a 15-year sentence.

adcali.com 21 octobre 2019

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