Reza Joshan transferred to Evin health centre on the sixth day of his hunger strike.
RAHANA- Reza Joshan went into a coma on the sixth day of his hunger strike and transferred to the health center of Gohardasht prison of Karaj.According to Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran, on Monday, July 26 around 10:45 AM Reza Joshan went in a coma and was transferred to the health center of prison.
Prisoners were not allowed to approach him while he was being transferred to the clinic, but according to eyewitnesses, his physical condition is very critical. Reza Joshan was on the sixth day of his hunger strike and it is not clear why he went in coma.
Reza Joshan, 25, was arrested on December 1, 2009 by intelligence agency officers at his home. He was transferred to solitary cells of IRGC and then to ward 4 after 2 months.
Intelligence agency officers also went to his house on December 7, 2009 and arrested his mother Zahra Asadpour Gorji and transferred her to the IRGC- solitary cells. After several weeks of interrogation and physical and mental tortures she was transferred to the women section of Gohardasht prison of Karaj.
Zahra Asadpour Gorji and her daughter Fatemeh Joshan had been previously arrested for traveling to Iraq and visited another child of this family in the MKO’s camp in Ashraf, Iraq. They were both detained in Gohardasht prison in karaj for 14 months and released after their sentence was over.
On February 8, 2010, branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court sentenced Zahra Asadpour Gorji and his son Reza Joshan to 1 year of prison in exile in Zanjan prison and 4 years of exile in the village of Gheilar in Zanjan
Currently, other than Reza Joshan, Arjang Davoudi and Khaldi Hardani are in hunger strike in Gohardasht prison.