Political prisoner Mohammad Ali Najafi made a disclosure about the murder of a young protester named Vahid Heydari in the city of Arak after the 2017 nationwide protests of the Iranian people. After that, he arrested by security agents
According to the Iranian Human Rights Society, in recent days, political prisoner Mohammad Ali Najafi is under physical and mental pressure due to the lack of medical treatment in prison.
Political prisoner and attorney at law, Mohammad Ali Najafi, held in Ward 4 of Evin Prison. He deprived of making phone calls and having face-to-face meetings with his family& by the order of prison authorities. He suffers from diabetes and high cholesterol. But medical treatment for his condition is not being provided by the prison officials.
Due to the harsh conditions in prison, Mohammad Ali Najafi has developed a herniated disc in his back and according to the doctors’ prescription, he needs to undergo surgery. However, the prison authorities continuously change his location in order to torture him. The constant relocation of items that he needs to handle himself has exacerbated his back disc condition.
Mohammad Ali Najafi, arrested Following, disclosing information about the killing of a young protester named Vahid Heidari
Mohammad Ali Najafi, a political prisoner, arrested after the nationwide protests in 2017. Following the protests in Iran, he disclosed information about the killing of a young protester named Vahid Heidari in the city of Arak. After this disclosure, he detained by security forces.
Mohammad Ali Najafi initially imprisoned in the central prison of Arak, but in 2018, he transferred to Evin prison. Since then, the prison authorities have repeatedly changed his place of imprisonment. This political prisoner sentenced to prison in several different cases. On 9th April 2023, he announced that hesentenced to 3 years in prison and a fine in a new case.
Lawyer Mohammad Najafi had previously threatened with murder by prison officials in Shahrivar 1401 (August-September 2022). Mohammad Najafi, a lawyer, had previously represented a number of political and civil activists. Since 2018, after the revelation of the death of a protester named Vahid Heydari in Arak, he arrested and imprisoned. Vahid Heydari was one of the protesters of the nationwide demonstrations in Arak in Dey 1396 (December 2017 – January 2018) who, after being detained, lost his life under torture in Arak’s police station. Judicial authorities had announced that he had died as a result of suicide. However, according to the disclosures of Mohammad Ali Najafi, it became clear that he had been murdered in Arak’s detention center.
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