Detained: April 2016
Charges: Spreading corruption
|Dr Ahmadreza Djalali
|A scientist, physician and expert in emergency disaster medicine.
|26 April 2016
|“Spreading corruption on earth”
|21 October 2017
|Evin Prison but it was reported on 29 July 2019 that he had been transferred to an unknown location.
|Dr Djalali’s health has been deteriorating since his arrest. In addition to his ongoing crisis, he has been denied medical care continuously. It is feared that he suffers from leukemia and was scheduled to see a blood and cancer specialist at a hospital in February 2019 but prison authorities prevented him from going. He has repeatedly carried out hunger strikes throughout his period in prison and in May 2019 it was reported that he had lost 24 kg since the time of his arrest.
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