According to news reports from Human Rights and Democracy Activists in Iran Mr. Omid Salimi, a journalist who was arrested on June 14th 2009 has been transferred from the Central Esfehan Prison to Section 209 of the Evin Prison in Tehran. According to this news report Mr. Salimi is currently in very poor health.

Mr. Salimi’s family has gone to the Revolutionary Courts in Esfehan on numerous occasions to try to obtain information about Mr. Salimi, however they have been treated extremely disrespectfully and rudely by the officials in Branch 12 of the Revolutionary Courts in Esfehan. Mr. Salimi’s family was finally able to have a brief meeting with him last Thursday.

It must be noted that Mr. Salimi is 31 years old, is married and has 2 children.


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