Update on Mahmoud Salehi from the Committee in Defence of Mahmoud Salehi

According to news we have received, on Saturday 29 March 2008 Mahmoud Salehi appeared in court, where he made his final defence in front of the judge.

Mahmoud Salehi’s case has been referred to the prosecutor’s office for the administration of sentence.

While on hunger strike, Mahmoud Salehi has lost weight, but psychologically remains determined and resolute. Following the court appearance, he was transferred back to the Central Prison of Sanandaj.

Mahmoud Salehi’s family have been able to meet him and pass on the message of his fellow workers and activists requesting him to end his hunger strike.

As an appreciation of the hard work of all those who have fought to save his life, Mahmoud Salehi has agreed to put an end to his full hunger strike.

Committee in Defence of Mahmoud Salehi
Saturday 29 March 2008

Translated by the International Labour Solidarity Committee of the Worker-communist Party of Iran

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