Monday, September 14, 2015

Labor activist, Shahrokh Zamani died in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj

Labor activist, Shahrokh Zamani died in Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj. According to the reports from prison, Shahrokh was found on September 13th, 5 pm by his fellow prisoners with a mouth full of blood and visible bruises on the face and head in his bed; they took him immediately to the prison sick ward, but the doctor said that he died of a heart attack.

 Afshin Osanloo also died of a so-called ”heart attack" in June 2013

Shahrokh Zamani was a house painter and member of the Committee to Pursue the Establishment of Workers Organizations, a group campaigning for the establishment of independent trade unions in Iran. He was last arrested in June 2011 and sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment.


Afshin Osanloo died in prison