Marzieh Farsi, Iranian Political Prisoner, Life in Danger Amid COVID-19
On February 2020, in a new wave of suppression, Marzieh Farsi, 53, has been arrested by agents of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence along with 17 more. She suffers from cancer and heart disease and she has had an operation recently.
Presently, she is under torture and psychological pressure in Evin Prison. She is banned from visiting her husband and her children. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic in Evin prison and Marzieh’s illness, her life is in danger.
Marzieh is a political opponent of the Iranian regime and, with fabricated security charges in connection with her case, may face the death penalty or a long prison term.
Her Husband, Hossein Farsi, spent 12 years in prison as a political prisoner. He is a survivor from 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. In that year, 30,000 political prisoners had been executed within a few months of whom 90% of them were members and supporters of the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI/MEK).
Hossein Farsi calls on the international community, human rights organizations, and the media to save his sister Marzieh, who's health is deteriorating and is in serious Danger.