Iran: political prisoner’s life at risk as his whereabouts remains unknown
Political Prisoner Mohammad Ali Mansouri has been transferred to an unknown location following a raid on section 4, hall 12 of Karaj’s Rajaeishahr Prison, west of Tehran.
Prison authorities announced his transfer is ordered by the court, however, there is no information available about his whereabouts.
Mansouri, is serving his 9th year behind bars and has been denied of furlough despite being eligible to receive conditional release.
He suffers from serious illness such as hepatitis B and a type of gastrointestinal diseases. The authorities, however, are currently blocked his access to adequate medical care.
Following his arrest in September 2007, Mansouri had been held solitary confinement for 77 days, then was transferred to a public ward in Tehran’s Evin Prison.
He is serving a 15-year sentence for “enmity against God” through supporting the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and “propaganda against the establishment.”
Mansouri’s request for rehearing denied and he is enduring time in section section 4, hall 12 of Karaj’s Rajaeishahr Prison.
The Iranian Resistance on Monday, warned about the conspiracy against the political prisoner’s life and called on all international human rights organizations for an urgent and effective action to save his life.