06/15/2018

Urgent Action Update: Iranian Kurdish Woman Denied Medical Care (Iran: UA 151.14)


Iranian Kurdish woman Zeynab Jalalian is being subjected to torture by the Iranian authorities, who are deliberately blocking her access to specialized medical care, despite her deteriorating health in Khoy prison, West Azerbaijan Province. She has several medical conditions, including a heart problem and a severe dental infection.

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Iranian Kurdish woman Zeynab Jalalian is being subjected to torture by the Iranian authorities, who are deliberately blocking her access to specialized medical care, despite her deteriorating health in Khoy prison, West Azerbaijan Province. She has several medical conditions, including a heart problem and a severe dental infection.

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

  • Immediately provide Zeynab Jalalian with the specialized medical care she needs outside prison, including eye surgery and dental treatment, and protect her from further torture and other ill-treatment, including through the denial of adequate medical care;
  • Implement the recommendation of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, which calls for Zeynab Jalalian to be released immediately and accorded an enforceable right to compensation;
  • Order a prompt, independent and impartial investigation into her allegations of torture and other ill-treatment, bringing to justice anyone found responsible, including those with superior responsibility, in fair trials and without recourse to the death penalty.

Contact these two officials by 27 July, 2018:
Prosecutor General of Iran
Mohammad Jafar Montazeri
Office of the Prosecutor General of Iran
Khayyam Street (opposite Behesht Street)
Tehran, Iran
Email:[email protected]
Salutation: Dear Prosecutor General

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 I Fax: (212) 867-7086
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Permanent Representative

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
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