Monday 02 May 2016

Jaber Sakhravi; In Urgent Need of Medical Treatment

HRANA News Agency – After two strokes, the condition of Jaber Sakhravi, 30-year-old security prisoner of Shayban prison in Ahvaz, is reported to be critical. He is serving his 14 years and 6 months in prison, since 2014.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Jaber Sakhravi, son of Gahami, 30 years old and graduated of computer science, is a resident of Kouy Alavi in Ahvaz, who was arrested by the security forces in Khashayar Street of Ahvaz, on March 24, 2014.

This Arab activist who had been tortured in solitary confinement of intelligence service for three months, was transferred to Karoon prison due to his bad condition.

An informed source told HRANA’s reporter, “Jaber Sakhravi was tortured severely in the intelligence service detention centre, in a way that half of his body is numbed and his right leg is shorter. He was tortured by electric baton by the security forces, so that the signs of torture and burns can be seen on his back and legs. As the consequence of these medieval tortures Jaber is suffering from kidney pain, swelling of the testicles and urinary tract pain and his eyesight has deteriorated. Tortures of the security forces were so severe that he had stomach bleeding for two months after being transferred to Karoon prison and his condition is getting worse day by day”.

This informed source emphasized that, “using tranquilizer medicines had very considerable impacts on his mental condition and currently a short discussion could result in his anxiety and anger”.

Previously HRANA had reported, based on a close source to Mr. Sakhravi, “He was arrested on charge of carrying raw explosive material. He informed officers that he was diagnosed with MS, but they ignored and tortured him which caused in a stroke. Few days after being transferred to the hospital, he was sent back to the detention centre and tortures stared again, which ended to the second stroke and half of his body became numb. However, his family denied the stroke and they believe that it was a direct effect of the tortures”.

His family has tried much to receive a permission for him for furlough and proper medical treatment outside of the prison, but their requests were rejected by the revolutionary court.

Jaber Sakhravi has been charged with threatening the national security and sentenced to 14 years and 6 months in prison on charge of belligerence by judge Shabouni in the revolutionary court of Ahvaz.

His case in being processed by judge Kooshain of branch number 16 of the appeal court.

This prison was transferred to Shayban prison, after Karoon prison was closed.




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