Christian Convert Enduring Fourth Month in Prison With Serious Physical Health Problems

26 April 2024 12:23

Hengaw; Friday, April 26, 2024

Mina Khajavi Ghomi, a 60-year-old Christian convert from Tehran, has been enduring her fourth month of a six-year sentence in Evin Prison, Tehran, while suffering from severe physical health conditions.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, despite her age and severe joint pain, Mina Khajavi Ghomi continues to be held in prison, unable to endure the conditions.

Sources report that notwithstanding her increasing difficulties in walking and maintaining balance, this Christian convert has been denied both leave and medical care.

On January 5, 2024, Mina Khajavi Ghomi was summoned by Branch 1 of the Execution of Sentences at the District 33 Prosecutor’s Office in Tehran for the implementation of her sentence. She was arrested three days later, on January 8, and transferred to Evin Prison.

It is noteworthy that she was previously arrested by the security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran in July 2020 and was temporarily released on bail later that month.

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