NCRI - After 72 days of hunger strike by Arash Sadeghi and additional strikes by other political prisoners and the wave of domestic and international supports, Iran regime was forced to release his wife Golrokh Ebrahimi on bail of 500 million toman (125000 dollars). Arash Sadeghi had a short meeting with his wife before her releae.
Arash Sadeghi said to his wife after achieving his goal, now he will put an end to his hunger strike. He was seventy two days in strike and despite serious health conditions and being on the verge of death he was not willing to break the strike.
On Monday December2, hundreds of people gathered in front of Evin prison and called for his release, during this period some other political prisoners also started hunger strike to support him.
In a statement issued on Monday, Amnesty International called for his immediate release and asked Iran regime to stop playing with Arash’s life.
Arash Sadeghi’s demand was the freedom of his wife Golrokh Ebrahimi who was charged with writing a book against the stoning punishment, she was sentenced to six years in prison.