Friday, 30 July 2010
TEHRAN, Iran, -- Sadiq Kabodwand founder and the president of Kurdistan Human Rights Organization, who was arrested by the Iranian authorities in July 2007, is in critical health condition. According to the Prisoners rights watch Mr Kabodwand is in need of intensive care because of his critical condition.
Mr Kabodwand was sentenced to 11 years imprisonment because of his involvement in Human Rights activities in Eastern Kurdistan and Iran. Since his arrest Mr Kabodwand experienced two heart attacks in the prison, but the Iranian authorities have not had provided proper medical care.
Although the Iranian regimes constitution confers rights to the Iranian people to form civil, Political and Human Rights organization, thousands of Kurdish people and other Iranian ethnic minorities have been executed, imprisoned because of their involvement in constitutionally permitted organizations.