Turk civil rights activist Siamak Mirzaee was Imprisoned and Tortured. He is on hunger strike from 17 June 2017.
In March 2017, Mr. Siamak Mirzaee, Turk civil rights activist, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and two of exile to the town of Tabas, center of #Iran. According to reliable sources report to #Ahraz, Judge Hasani, the president of the Public and Revolutionary Court in Baharestan in Tehran, has convicted Mr. Mirzaee of alleged “forming an illegal group with the aim of disrupting the national security.”
As evidence to prove his charge, the sentence has just considered that Mr. Mirzaee have “Belief to establish a federal system” and struggle for “free elections based on the international standards”. In addition, it has mentioned that “he defends the right of education in mother language for all oppressed nationalities in Iran and having books and articles in ethnic studies in his library”, which have been considered as “destructive and actions against the Islamic Republic of Iran” according to the text of the sentence.
Mr. Mirzaee has been arrested at his workplace in Tehran, was transferred to ward 209 of Evin prison on July 14, 2016, and is kept at Evin prison ever since.
Siyamak Mirzaee ,prisone of conscious announced his Hunger strike in EvinPrison from 17 June 2017.