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Sanaz Alahyari And Amirhossein Mohammadifar On Hunger Strike

Amnesty International
Amnesty International
July 17, 2019
Appeal/Urgent Action

Iranian journalists Sanaz Alahyari and Amirhossein Mohammadifar have been on hunger strike since 4 July. They are protesting their continued detention and the authorities’ ongoing crackdown on labour rights activists and journalists covering the protests at Haft Tappeh sugar cane company in Khuzestan province. Prison doctors have said that Sanaz Alahyari is in poor health and she could become at risk of respiratory arrest.