Iranian Activist Ahmad Batebi Suffers Stroke in Evin Prison

Very sad news coming from Iran today…
It was known back in December that Ahmad Batebi, the imprisoned student leader in the infamous Ward 209 of Evin Prison, was being detained in the most unspeakable condition; his family, after visiting him in prison, described the status of his health to be extremely worrisome.

Today Iranian bloggers are reporting that Ahmad Batebi has suffered a stroke in Evin Prison…

Student Activist Ahmad Batebi has been in prison now for 2774 days.
Via Serendip and Bereft:

Ahmad Batebi had a brain stroke in the infamous Evin Prison and went into coma for 3 hours. To toruture him they had threatned to transfer him to the criminal and drug addicts section of the prison…He was taken to the clinic in prison but given his grave condition he needs the specialists help outside of the prison.

Kamangir has translated more of this news from Iran.


Previously on Jailed Iranian Activists:
Brutal Death of Iranian Activist Akbar Mohammadi Revealed
Iranian Political Activist Ahmad Batebi Re-Arrested in Tehran
Iranian Political Activist Batebi Gets Nine More Years at Evin Prison
Noted Iranian Activist, Ahmad Batebi, in Serious Condition
Harvard Students Will Protest Khatami for Release of Ahmed Batebi
Iranian Activist Sanjari Arrested With Ayatollah Boroujerdi
Students Rally in Tehran for Release of Jailed Activist
Noted Iranian Activist Under Extreme Torture
Today on Iranian “Student’s Day” Remember Ward 209 Evin Prison
Kianoosh Sanjari Released From Evin Prison

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