PEN CANADA: Fears for the health of Nasrin Sotoudeh The Writers in Prison Commi…

PEN CANADA: Fears for the health of Nasrin Sotoudeh

The Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of PEN Canada is seriously concerned for the health of prominent writer, journalist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is said to be very weak as a result of a hunger strike.

According to PEN’s information, Nasrin Sotoudeh started a hunger strike on October 17, to protest her prison conditions and restrictions placed on her family, in particular a travel-ban placed on her twelve-year-old daughter. Her health is rapidly deteriorating and concerns for her welfare are mounting.


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PEN CANADA: Fears for the health of Nasrin Sotoudeh

The Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of PEN Canada is seriously concerned for the health of prominent writer, journalist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is said to be very weak as a result of a hunger strike.

According to PEN’s information, Nasrin Sotoudeh started a hunger strike on October 17, to protest her prison conditions and restrictions placed on her family, in particular a travel-ban placed on her twelve-year-old daughter. Her health is rapidly deteriorating and concerns for her welfare are mounting.

http://pencanada.ca/campaigns/rapid-action-network-appeal-october-29-2012/

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