Iran: Kurdish journalist hospitalized after being tortured in custody

Kurdish journalist Ziba Omidifar has been reportedly taken to a hospital in Sanandaj after being tortured in a detention center.

News Center- Kurdish journalist Ziba Omidifar was taken into custody by Iran's Revolutionary Guards last week, on December 8. Due to the torture and harassment she was subjected to while she was detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, she has been reportedly transferred to a hospital in Sanandaj.

According to the Human Rights Network in Eastern Kurdistan, Kurdish journalist Ziba Omidifar was transferred to the hospital yesterday, On December 15, after she lost consciousness.

The human rights network also reported that the journalist was subjected to torture and harassment in custody and that her health condition deteriorated on Wednesday.

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