Iran: Young political prisoner denied much needed medical treatment


Changiz Ghadamkheiri, a political prisoner exiled to Masjed Suleiman Prison in Khuzestan Province, has been denied medical treatment outside of prison despite a severe foot infection and doctors’ opinion on treatment and surgery in hospital. The political prisoner has also been told that he is not entitled to a medical leave upon orders of the Ministry of Intelligence.
Changiz Ghadamkheiri, 29, was sentenced to 40 years of prison for his six-month membership in a Kurdish opposition party.

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