Saturday, June 22, 2013

Afshin Osanloo died of a heart attack in prison

Afshin Osanloo, one of the founders of the Tehran Suburbs Bus Drivers union and brother of Masour Osanloo died on June 20th of a heart attack. After a heart attack, the other political prisoners carried Afshin to the sick ward of the Rajayee Shahr prison; he was later transferred to a hospital in the city.
Afshin was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment with the charge of “gathering and conspiracy”; this sentence was also confirmed by the Court of appeal of Tehran.

Afshin was 42 years old.