Jailed Iranian labour activist, Mahmoud Salehi, taken to hospital with heart problems

msProminent Iranian labour activist, Mahmoud Salehi, has been transferred to Khomeini Hospital in City of Saqez after he had heart problems in prison on November 3, 2017. Salehi was transferred to hospital in chains. He is presently hospitalized in the Cardiology Department of “Imam Khomeini Hospital” in Saqez, Kurdistan Province. Doctors thought he might have had a heart attack while in prison and ordered to keep him under watch. His symptoms included severe chest pain, shortness of breath and nausea.66664466Najibeh Salehzadeh, Mahmoud’s wife and the spokesperson for Mahmoud Salehi Defence Committee, has called on international labour organizations, unions and other concerned organizations to pressure the Iranian authorities for the immediate and unconditional freedom of Mahmoud Salehi. Due to his serious health problems Mahmoud Salehi cannot survive prison conditions and his life will be at great and imminent risk.

International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran (IASWI)

November 7, 2017

info@workers-iran.org;

http://www.workers-iran.org;

https://twitter.com/IASWIinfo

 

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