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January 6, 2015

Jamaleddin Khanjani moved to hospital

Zendani Siasi (facebook page ‘prisoners of conscience’), January 6, 2014

Jamaleddin Khanjani (جمالدین خانجانی) was transferred from Raja’i Shahr prison to Pars Hospital in Tehran on the morning of January 5, following a heart failure. Mr. Khanjani, aged 82, is one of seven Bahai ‘Yaran’ (national facilitators for the Bahais in Iran) who were sentenced to 20 years in prison after their May 2008 arrest. He has been imprisoned in block 12, the wing of Raja’i Shahr prison that holds prisoners of conscience, and suffers from diverse ailments connected to his age. He has previously had heart surgery. Doctors has advised that he should be hospitalized, but officials have allowed him only short medical leaves, before returning him to prison.

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1 Comment »

  1. This is not just nor right, Mr. Khanjani is 82, seriously ill, and what is his crime, being a baha’i?, believing in God? sacrificing his life for his fellow brethren?; this is not right!

    Comment by Marko Sebastiani — January 6, 2015 @ 05:16 | Reply

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