Sunni Prisoner of Conscience Namegh Deldel on Hunger Strike

Namegh Deldel

Sunni prisoner of conscience Namegh Deldel, detained in Karaj’s Rajaei Shahr Prison (Hall 21 of Ward 7), has been on hunger strike since August 1, 2018, in protest to the lack of attention from authorities to his medical needs.

A 10-year prison sentence term which was issued by Iran’s Judiciary to Mr Deldel.

Namegh Deldel was previously imprisoned for three years in Rajaei Shahr. After his release on April 18, 2014, he was arrested again in Bukan and eventually transferred to Ward 209 of Tehran’s Evin Prison, a section of the prison under the control of Ian’s Ministry of Intelligence, and then to Hall 21 of Ward 7 in Rajaei Shahr Prison.