Kurdish political woman prisoner goes on hunger strike in Urmia Central Prison

Soheila Mohammadi, a Kurdish female political prisoner held in Urmia Central Prison, went on a hunger strike to protest the conditions of detention imposed Kurds.

Soheila Mohammadi, is a Kurdish political woman prisoner from Salmas. She was sentenced to 5 years in prison for membership in the PJAK in Iran and has been in prison for 3 years. She has now started a protest in the Urmia Central Prison.

Mohammadi went on hunger strike by sewing her lips to protest the ill-treatment against the Kurds. In February, the woman was injured after trying to protest ill treatment of Kurds.

The hunger strike was launched on Sunday, and Mohammadi said it will continue until the conditions are improved.