Youth Political Prisoner Writes Revealing Letter to UN Special Rapporteur

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Mr. Saber Malek Raeesi

The Youth Political prisoner ‘Mohammad-Saber Malek Raeesi’ writes a revealing letter to Asma Jahangir, the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, describing parts of the inhumane conditions as well as Iranian regime’s medieval tortures in prisons.

Currently spending his eighth year in Ardebil Prison in exile and 20th day of hunger strike, Malek Raeesi writes in his letter: “due to communicating and meeting with my brother who lives in Pakistan, I was arrested on 24 September 2009 at the age of 17, and then sentenced to 15 years in Ardebil Prison in exile.”

The Baluch prisoner Mohammad Saber Malekraisi has been on hunger strike for 20 days. He is sentenced to 15 years of prison in exile in Ardebil Prison, (northwest Iran) was arrested when he was 17 accused of his political beliefs.
He has written a letter of complaint to Ms. Asma Jahangir over the tortures he had been imposed including the torture on a bed so called “miracle” and being held in the grave confinement.
He has been detained for 8 years in Ardebil Prison, in northwest Iran and far from his hometown.
This young prisoner has demanded the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to attention for his situation and the other prisoners of conscience in Iran.
He has been enduring brutal tortures and inhuman situation for 21 months detained in Zahedan when he was very young.
By tying him to a bed and torturing him, was forced to confess to alleged crimes. Malekraisi added to his report.
The hangman put pressure on his family and told them if he doesn’t hand his brother over to the prosecutor, he would be executed.
Finally he sentenced to 17 years of prison far from his hometown and all his defense were ignored by the court judge.
Mohammad Saber wrote in his letter to Ms. Asma that he had been in prison quarantine and solitary confinement, his hands and feet were cuffed during several weeks.
He asked the High Commissioner for Human Rights to look into the situation of the convicts and families of prisoners who are oppressed by the Ministry of intelligence and the judiciary ruling Iran.

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