Arash Sadeghi

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Arash Sadeghi (Farsi: آرش صادقی) is an Iranian activist and political prisoner. He stated a hunger strike on October 24, 2016 after his wife, Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee went to prison for an unpublished story on her computer about a woman watching a movie about a stoning.[1] the government promised to let her out of prison until her case was reviewed, but after Sadeghi ended his hunger strike, they took her back to prison.[2][3]

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  1. Erdbrink, Thomas (9 January 2017). "The Hunger Strike, the Protest Tactic of Gandhi, is Vexing Iran's Penal Overseers" – via NYTimes.com.
  2. "Wife of Imprisoned Activist Arash Sadeghi Resists Order to Return to Prison".
  3. "Arash Sadeghi's 71-Day Hunger Strike Achieves Promise of Case Review for Imprisoned Wife".