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Children rights activist on hunger strike in Iran

Children rights activist on hunger strike in prison in Iran

Atena Daemi and her family need your support

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Atena Daemi, 29, is a  children rights and women’s rights activist in Iran, currently serving a seven-year prison sentence at Evin prison in Tehran.

Atena has been on hunger strike since 9th April 2017 in protest to the sentencing of her sisters. As a result of the hunger strike, Atena has suffered severe weight loss, nausea, vomiting and blood pressure fluctuations. Prison authorities at Evin prison have refused to  transfer her to a hospital outside of prison for medical treatment. Atena’s health has deteriorated and her life is in a grave danger. Read the rest of this entry

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