#Ahwazna – Physical Assault & Battery of Jabber Sakhrawi


According to Ahwazi human rights sources jabber Sakhrawi, the Ahwazi Arab Political and ideological prisoner at Karoon Prison on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, during his phone visitation with his close family members was severely attacked and assaulted by two prison ’officials.

One of his relatives who wanted to be unknown stated that the two officials savagely attacked Jabber in response to his complaints conveyed via phone to his family about his illness and the lack of medical attention and denial of his request by prison authorities for allowing him to receive better treatment in hospital out of prison.

Jabber Sakhrawi who is kept at ward 8 of Karoon Prison after being subjected to verbal insults and physical assaults with baton in front of his families ‘eyes was transferred to solitary confinement of prison.

Jabber Sakhrawi, aged 30, a computer science graduate, resident from Ahwaz city who was arrested on March 26, 2014 due to his religious tendency to Sunni faith and his religious activism had been transferred to Karoon Prison on 17 June, after being sustained to severe torture in Ministry Intelligence Detention.

Jabber Sahrawi suffers from a brain tumor and needs urgent treatment in hospital. He also had mild heart attack three years ago. Despite his critical physical condition he has been locked up in ward 8 of Karoon prison now [without one single day of furlough!] as he has endured severe psychological and physical abuse.




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