May 01, 2016

FIDH President calls for attention to the plight of Iranian prisoners of conscience

Letter addressed to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

22 April 2016
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
Mr. High Commissioner,

I am writing to request your urgent attention to the plight of Iranian prisoners of conscience and political prisoners, and in particular prisoners who are denied proper medical treatment.
Before offering information on sick prisoners, I may recall briefly some of the relevant UN rules as well as prison rules in Iran.

April 27, 2016

Iran: Denial of adequate medical treatment to political prisoners unacceptable

GENEVA (27 April 2016) - A group of United Nations human rights experts* today warned that over a dozen political prisoners in Iran, including some prominent human rights defenders, lawyers and political activists, are at risk of death in detention due to their worsening health conditions and the continued refusal by the Iranian authorities to provide them with medical treatment.

April 20, 2016

New charges for Ayatollah Boroujerdi after eleven years of imprisonment without leave

HRANA- It’s been said that a new case has been opened for Ayatollah Seyyed Hossein Boroujerdi, who is a prisoner of conscience and a patient in Evin Prison and has been kept for eleven years without medical care and not even a day off, he is interned in a special section for clergy in Evin prison.

April 12, 2016

Assassination Attempt on Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi

According to reports received from Evin prison on the 7th of April 2016, the agents of Intelligence services, in an inhuman act, placed poisonous ingredients in Mr. Kazemeini Borojerdi’s food, hence poisoning him, as a result of which this prisoner experienced severe pains, in particular in his legs, and his eyesight has been severely affected, and currently the situation of his health is considered to be critical.

March 29, 2016

The Critical Condition of Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi and the End of 11 Years of Sentencing

The 57 years old religious theoretician, Mr. Seyed Hussein Kazemeini Boroujerdi, has been undergoing the most severe physical and psychological tortures in solitary confinement and public cells of the Iranian prisons, and has been serving his sentence since October 8, 2006, until now, due to resistance for his pacifist believes and his stance on the separation of affairs of the state from religion.
As a result of enduring severe tortures, this prisoner of conscious is suffering with numerous acute and chronic diseases, and is experiencing irreparable physical damage to his body parts and organs; including heart and renal disease, respiratory issues, loss of more than 90% of vision in one eye, sever weight loss, lack of balance when walking, and according to the latest reports he has elevated cholesterol, and deformation and inflammation of legs, causing difficulty in walking. This is while Mr. Boroujerdi has been deprived of any kind of proper treatment and appropriate medications since a decade now, and has not been granted a leave of absence even for one minute. Currently, because of being deprived of the right to receive treatment, he is using pain killers in order to calm his pains, which actually do not have much effect on relieving his pains.

February 11, 2016

First Islamic State Celebrates Anniversary

Front pageThe first Islamic State since World War II celebrates its anniversary this week. And it isn’t the one you might think.
ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, is the late-comer to the world of Islamic-inspired murder and mayhem. The regime that invented the genre will celebrate its 37th anniversary on Feb. 11. It’s official name: the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Boroujerdi Representatives Appeal to Congress

Congressman Mike Pompeo,
Congressman Lee Zeldin,
Congressman Frank LoBiondo,
We would like to commend you for your decision to visit Iran to monitor the upcoming elections and, we hope, to closely observe the human and civil rights violations that are tearing at the fabric of our country. These violations continue despite pro-regime propaganda in the media and from the regime’s lobbying organizations in the United States.

February 08, 2016

A Letter to Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill: Regarding Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi

Your Holiness, Pope Francis
Your Holiness, Patriarch Kirill
Presently, with the upcoming meeting of your holinesses in Cuba, the necessity for the achievement of global justice, peace and stability, can be felt more than ever at this stage of the history of mankind.

February 06, 2016

Urgent Action to Save life of Mr. Kazemeini Boroujerdi

To H.E. Mr Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations
Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Irani
Human Rights Defenders

Mr. Seyed Hussein Kazemeini Boroujerdi, is a 57 year old religious theoretician, who since October 2006 - almost a decade now, has undergone consecutive tortures in prison, resulting in the development of various diseases, which have put his life in serious danger, and he is currently in dire need of a physician’s care, medications and medical attention.

January 25, 2016

Deteriorating of Mr. Boroujerdi’s Physical Condition

Tuesday 20 January 2016,  Mr Kazemeini Borujerdi who is spending the tenth year of his 11-years’ conviction in Evin Prison, was transferred to the Evin prison clinic because of an acute viral infection and severe stomach pain, but the prison officials was returned him to his cell without proper medication and care.

December 10, 2015

Mr. Boroujerdi Cut off Contact with the Outside

On the morning of Saturday, December 5, 2015, the phone of the ward which Mr. Boroujerdi is confined in was cut off while he was in conversation, this interruption continued for 24 hours, he and other prisoners of this ward were deprived of phone calls.