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Iran: Provide Medical Treatment to Kamal Foroughi (UA 233/15)

Urgent Action
January 29, 2016
 
Kamal Foroughi, a 76-year-old British-Iranian serving an eight-year prison term in Tehran’s Evin Prison, was taken to hospital and received a number of medical tests in November 2015. The outcome of these tests have not yet been shared with him. He remains without consular assistance and has restricted contact with his family members. 
 
1) Please write immediately in Persian, English, Spanish, French or your own language:
  • Calling on the Iranian authorities to ensure that Kamal Foroughi receives any specialized medical care he may require and has access to his medical records;
  • Urging the authorities to apply without discrimination Article 58 of the Islamic Penal Code which allows for his conditional release after serving one third of his sentence;
  • Urging them to ensure that he has regular access to a lawyer of his choice and to his family, including facilities to communicate with those living abroad without any unreasonable restrictions;
  • Requesting the authorities to allow him to communicate with British Consular officials.
 
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.
 
3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact! 
  • EITHER send a short email to uan@aiusa.org with "UA 233/15" in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent, 
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.
 
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