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Roya Boroumand on Prisoner Hunger Strikes: Interview with Iran International's Cheshmandaz

Iran International's Cheshmandaz Program
Iran International's Cheshmandaz Program
July 30, 2019

A fundamental issue Iranian prisoners deal with is a lack of the rule of law and the fact the very institution which should protect their rights itself violates them. Hunger strikes are the final option available to prisoners whose rights are violated and whose letters and protests to officials go unanswered.