Wife of Jailed Iranian Dissident: Iran Denying Treatment to Ailing Husband

The wife of a jailed Iranian dissident says her ailing husband’s doctor has warned prison officials that they are putting her husband’s life in danger by denying him medical treatment in a hospital. Speaking by phone from Tehran to the Friday edition of VOA Persian’s NewsHour program Rezvan Beigi said her jailed husband, Behfar Lalezari, has been struggling with asthma and heart problems. “Despite numerous requests that (my husband) has made and the following up we have done, he...

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