Death Row Juvenile-Offender Denied Treatment despite Intestinal Bleeding

Iran Human Rights    |    May 20, 2019

Mohammad Reza Haddadi, a juvenile offender on death row in Iran, has been denied access to medical care outside prison despite suffering from severe intestinal bleeding. According to IHR sources, Mohammad Reza Haddadi, a prisoner on death row in Shiraz Central Prison (also known as Adelabad) suffers from severe intestinal bleeding. “Despite an order by prison’s doctor to transfer Mohammad Reza to a hospital for treatment by specialists, the authorities refused to grant him the permission,” one of Mohammad relatives told IHR.

Mohammad Reza Haddadi, currently held at Adel Abad Prison in Shiraz, was born on March 17, 1988, and has been in prison since 2002. He is sentenced to death for an alleged murder during a robbery along with three other people.