Hossein Ronaghi Maleki: Prisoner of the day

Hunger strike

Kaleme, translated by Persian Banoo Protesting violations of rule of law and prevailing injustices, activist and blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki has launched a hunger strike again.

According to Kalameh, Hossein had previously warned the Judiciary officials that lack of response to his demands will result in his launching a hunger strike.

Hossein Ronaghi, protesting lack of attention to his situation, arrest of the earthquake aid workers, violations of the rule of law, and prevailing injustices launched a hunger strike as of Saturday November 3, 2012.

According to the family of this incarcerated blogger, Hossein blames the agents in the Intelligence Ministry’s office in Tabriz and Tabriz’s Deputy Prosecutor-General as the main cause for the recent damage to his kidneys and for compromising his health.

Hossein had also told his family of the vengeance that the Intelligence Ministry’s agents hold towards him and said he was told by the Intelligence Ministry’s agents that his illness and ultimately his death for them (the interrogators) and for the Islamic Republic is not of any importance.

According to medical doctors and specialists in Evin prison’s clinic, a hunger strike for this political prisoner suffering from acute kidney disease is extremely dangerous and can result in devastating, destructive and irreversible effects on his health.=

Previously, in separate letters to the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and the Chief Justice Ayatollah Larijani, Hossein had informed them of the assaults and beatings that the earthquake relief volunteers workers suffered at the hands of the Intelligence Ministry’s agents, and had spoken of the harassments they and their families suffered from Intelligence agents in Tabriz.

He had said, “I believe our actions were humanitarian and right, and I will continue to defend helping people as a correct act and am ready to give my life defending this action, and certainly will not remain silent in the face of injustice until such time that fair and just proceedings are held to defend our rights.”

The Intelligence officials and Tehran’s Prosecutor General continue to insist on keeping Hossein Ronaghi imprisoned despite being aware of his dire health and illness. This, when according to medical experts and specialists at Hasheminejad hospital, Hossein must undergo proper treatment outside of prison.


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Soosan khanoom

by masoud5 on

He must have been accidentally blocked.

Soosan Khanoom

Where is Bavafa?

by Soosan Khanoom on

It has been a long time since he commented on this site. I wish him well and hope that he is doing fine.   But, if he has left the site , i certainly hope he reconsiders it and returns. He has been a valuable commentator and contributor.  

Soosan Khanoom

Thanks Zendanian.. at least you are doing something

by Soosan Khanoom on

constructive on this site...  

Thanks again for keeping up with the political prisoners blog... 



درود بی پایان بر همه زندانیان سیاسی


Daneshjoo  یار دربندم دلم همراه توست


نسل جوان وتشکیل شورای ملی


آخوند نامه- داستان حکومت آخوندی


چرا ایرانیان از آخوندها متنفر شده اند؟




Thanks Zendanian - keep those electronic letters coming

by MM on

Doroud bar tamaam-e zendania-e siaasi.

Down with IRI. 


Support Hossein Ronaghi Maleki Now!Don't wait for "Regime Chang"

by Zendanian on

Dear friends, contrary to war mongers on this site, Political Prisoners in Iran need our support in their defense NOW, without any delay,and can not wait for a "regime change" or sanctions
to come to free them from their prison cell.

Keep in mind that all these political prisoners inside Iran also oppose sanctions, and war.

Also, please recall, there have been many cases of Iranian Political
Prisoners being freed from jail due to public pressure put on officials
of IR. With all the resources at our disposal, it would take only a
moment to write a letter of protest in support of Political Prisoners in
Iran. But such small actions will go a long way for our most brave
Political Prisoners in Iran. Lets not leave them alone in their hour of

Please do take a minute out of your schedule and send this protest letter below, or you own version. Many thanks in advance 


I (we) am writing to protest the continued persecution of social media activists and the gross violation of Human Rights in Iran. We
continue to witness many social media activists brutally persecuted and unjustly imprisoned in Iran.

In particular, this letter is written to express my (our)
serious concern about the health and well being of
Mr. Hossein Ronaghi Maleki who has been unjustly incarcerrated only because of his independent views and social media activities.


I (we) demand the immediate and unconditional freedom
Mr. Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, and  all other political prisoners in Iran and call on the
Islamic Republic of Iran to respect the right of  all Iranians   to
organize, assemble and freedom of religion, association and expression.  




Please send your protests letters to:,,;;,,,;;;;

An injury to one, is an injury to all.


Regime change for Hossein's sake

by Fred on

Regime change is the only way to deal with 34 years of blatant human rights violations on top of crimes against humanity by the Messianic Islamist Rapists, “reformers” and all.

Backbreaking airtight sanctions plus air/naval quarantine is a must.