Namegh Deldel, a Kurdish political and Conscience prisoner detained in Rajaei Shahr prison in Karaj, who has been on hunger strike since August 1st, 2018, in protest to lack of attention to his medical needs continues for the fifth day.
According to the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners, a Namegh Deldel from Bukan, who is serving his sentence in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj, is on his fifth day of his hunger strike.
The Kurdish prisoner, is on hunger strike since August 1st, 2018, due to lack of attention from authorities and failure to address his medical condition in prison. He was injured at his waist and pelvis during his detention in Ministry of Intelligence prison cell.
According to reports that the Campaign for the Defense of Political and Civil Prisoners has received, Namegh has lost 5-kilograms. The continuation of the hunger strike, in addition to the problems of his pelvis and waist, he is also suffering from the stomach and digestive system pain.
A source close to Namegh Deldel told the Campaign: “Due to the hunger strike, his stomach is damaged and he is constantly suffering from nausea and vomiting, and intense dizziness.”
The source continued, “Despite the escalation of the disease, authorities in the Rajaei Shahr prison have not taken any action regarding his condition,”
Mr. Namegh Deldel was arrested for the first time on October 4th, 2010, for his religious activities and was sentenced to three years and three months imprisonment, and was released in 2013 after serving his prison term.
Five months after his release, he was re-arrested on April 18th, 2014, for continuing his propaganda and religious activities, and was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court under the chairmanship of Judge Mogaiseh. At the end, this sentence was reduced to 6 years imprisonment in appeal court.