Iran: political prisoners’ hunger strike ends in success

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National Endowment for Democracy LogoDemocracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): The hunger strike by 17 Iranian political prisoners has ended after 18 days following concessions by the Islamic Republic’s prison authorities. The hunger strike began in protest against prison guards’ abusive behavior, insanitary conditions, and their incarceration in solitary confinement. The Evin Prison authorities had moved the prisoners from section 350 – the worst part of

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