10/01/2018

Urgent Action: Teacher Trade Unionist in Need of Medical Care (Iran: UA 174.18)


Imprisoned Iranian teacher and trade unionist Mohammad Habibi is in poor health and is being denied the urgent specialized medical care he needs. He is a prisoner of conscience, serving 10 and a half years in prison solely for exercising his human rights. He must be immediately and unconditionally released.

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Imprisoned Iranian teacher and trade unionist Mohammad Habibi is in poor health and is being denied the urgent specialized medical care he needs. He is a prisoner of conscience, serving 10 and a half years in prison solely for exercising his human rights. He must be immediately and unconditionally released.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Release Mohammad Habibi immediately and unconditionally as he is a prisoner of conscience, imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising his human rights, including through his trade union activism;
  • Ensure that he is given immediate access to the specialized medical care doctors say he needs in a medical facility outside prison, in compliance with international standards and medical ethics, including the principles of confidentially, autonomy and informed consent;
  • Investigate Mohammad Habibi’s allegations of torture or other ill-treatment, both in detention and during his arrests in March and May 2018, and ensure that those responsible are brought to justice in fair trials.

Contact these two officials by 12 November 2018:

Head of the Judiciary
Ayatollah Sadeghi Larijani

c/o Public Relations Office
Number 4, Dead end of 1 Azizi
Above Pasteur Intersection
Vali Asr Street, Tehran, Iran
Salutation: Dear Head of the Judiciary

H.E. Gholamali Khoshroo, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations
622 Third Avenue, 34th Floor

New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212 687-2020 | Fax: 212 867 7086
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Permanent Representative

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