Report on the Latest Situation of Elaheh Fouladi, a Political Prisoner from Khalkhal, in Evin Prison

07 June 2024 22:38

Hengaw; Friday, June 7, 2024

Elaheh Fouladi, a political prisoner who has served nearly six months of her sentence in Evin Prison, is in a critical health condition.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, Elaheh Fouladi, 46 years old and from Khalkhal county, is nearing the end of her sixth month of imprisonment. She is in critical condition due to a high heart rate and urgently needs medical leave.

Elaheh Fouladi, a mother of two, was arrested and transferred to Evin Prison on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, to serve her five-year prison sentence.

Previously, this political prisoner had been sentenced to five years in prison by the Tehran Revolutionary Court on charges of "connections with the People's Mojahedin Organization."

Elaheh Fouladi was initially arrested on January 23, 2020, along with her husband, Sattar Babaei, at the airport and transferred to Evin Prison.

Eventually, in August of the same year, after nearly seven months, she was temporarily released from Evin Prison on bail pending the completion of legal proceedings.

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