Hunger striking political prisoner Golrokh Iraee in critical health

Detained civil rights activist, Golrokh Iraee, who is kept in Qarchak prison in Varamin, is still on hunger strike after 35 days and her health has greatly deteriorated.

She is suffering from severe hypotension and severe weight loss. She received IV therapy once in the past few days but her feet became stiff and swollen afterwards. The medical clinic doctor has told her that her condition was very dangerous and that her heart might also become stiff and swollen at any moment. Golrokh Iraee went on a hunger strike on February 3 in protest to the violation of the principle of separation of crimes when she was transferred from Evin Prison to Qarchak Prison in Varamin.

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