Officials of Mashhad’s Vakilabad Prison have prevented dispatch of political prisoner Nahid Gorji to hospital.
She suffers from diabetes and heart complications. Her family had earlier announced that Ms. Gorji was not even allowed to receive her medications.
Nahid Gorji, 50, was arrested on October 12, 2014, during an SSF raid on her residence. She was subsequently sentenced to five years in prison for having activities on social media and is currently serving her sentence in Vakilabad Prison.