Communiqué number 46 of “Reza Shahabi Defense Committee“
Reza shahabi still on hunger strike
Reza Shahabi insists on continuing his hunger strike and refusal of medical treatment until his demand is fulfilled.
He has announced that he will end his strike only outside of prison and after his release for medical treatment.
The family of Shahabi reports after a visit with him that he has lost at least 10 kg weight during the last 13 days and he suffered under raised blood pressure, but he still refuses to intake any medicine.
Shahabi was informed by his family about a letter signed by 22 labour activists, in which they asked him to end his hunger strike. Reza Shahabi expressed his gratefulness to all those labour activists, who care for him and his family, even so he insisted on continuing his hunger strike until the fulfillment of his demand.
The security against contacted the family of Reza Shahabi and told them to deposit some certificate of title as guarantee (bail) for his release on first of January 2013.
Reza voiced his appreciation in a verbal message to all of workers, labour organization and activists inside and outside of Iran, who have supported him by spreading the information about his condition and by organizing protest actions. The members of Reza Shahabi defense committee also expressed their sincere appreciation for all the support.