- Ahmed Shaheed, UN, Navi Pillay, Ban Ki Moon, Amnesty, HRW, EU members
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Behnam Darvishian was arrested in 2010 and transferred to Qazvin Intelligence Ministry. His father’s house was searched and his belongings were confiscated afterwards.
A source close to the family informed the Human Rights House of Iran that Darvishian has not had prison visits with his family for the past 8 months and the follow-ups of his family have been inconclusive. He has only called them once last week and has informed them of his breathing problems.
The source added that he is held in solitary confinement units of Qazvin Intelligence Ministry and is in poor physical condition.
Darvishian is a blogger and a computer engineermg student. Another contributer to the same blog Ali Shafie was also arrested last year.
Darvishian was sentenecd to 3 years in prison for anti-regime propaganda and acting agianst national security by creating a blog. His sentence was upheld by the appeals court.
1) We the undersigned demand the immediate and unconditional release of Behnam Darvishian !
2) We demand for Behnam Darvishian to receive urgently needed medical care for the torture wounds inflicted by prison authorities!
3) We demand the prison authorities, all government forces, agents, police, and basij to stop the inhumane torture of Iranian citizens in prison in Iran!
The FREE Blogger Behnam Darvishian petition to Ahmed Shaheed, UN, Navi Pillay, Ban Ki Moon, Amnesty, HRW, EU members was written by Anette Meyer and is in the category Human Rights at GoPetition.