Monday, January 14, 2013

Behnam Ebrahim Zadeh visited his son in hospital

Behnam Ebrahim Zadeh the labour and children’s rights activist and a member of the “Committee to Follow-up on formation of Free Trade unions in Iran” were taken to hospital to visit his son. His son is suffering leukemia and is under treatment in Tehran city.  
Nima is the only child of Behnam and at the age of fourteen; he was admitted to Children's Hospital Cancer Center in Tehran about eleven days ago. The physicians advise that the presence of his Father can help him through the chemotherapy phase.   

After Behnam was informed by his wife about the illness of his son, he applied to be released on parole and his family provided as requested by the authorities some certificate of title as bail in the amount of 200 Million Toman, but the judiciary authorities postpone his case from day to day.

After all he was today taken to the hospital to visit his son for half an hour and returned to prison immediately afterwards.
Behnam was arrested in June 2010 and is sentenced to five years of imprisonment.