Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Update: Saeed Abedini Temp/Medical leave

The record for Saeed Abedini was updated.

Status: Temp/Medical leave
Prison: Rejaei Shahr (Gohardasht)
US national and Christian convert Aug 2012: Arrested during a trip to see family 27 Jan 2013: Sentenced to 8 years in prison 09 Apr 2013: Listed as Evin 350 inmate 28 Apr 2013: Banned from visit and transfered to 240 solitary after protesting warden's request of dismisal of political prisoners' representative 07 May 2013: Began hunger strike to protest solitary detention 08 May 2013: Stops hunger strike after return to 350 10 May 2013: Reported returned to 240 solitary after outpatient treatment for stomach bleeding at Modarres Hospital, Tehran 26 Aug 2013: Sentence confirmed by Appeals 03 Nov 2013: Transferred to Rejaei Shahr 09 Dec 2013: Transferred to Hall 12 13 Mar 2014: Briefly sent to hospital, shackled and returned to prison without treatment Mid Mar 2014: Sent to hospital but refused surgery

Sentence: 8 years

Location/Home Town: 
Faith or Ethnicity: Christian
Occupation or Activity: Religious Activist

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