Mehdi Karroubi, the opposition Green Movement leader in Iran, paid a visit to Mansour Osanloo’s home on July 17 visiting the whole family who were present. During the visit, Osanloo’s mom thanked Karroubi for his stands since the disputed presidential elections in Iran and his visit to the Osanloo family.
Osanloo’s mother provided an account of the difficulties the family has endured including those of Osanloo’s daughter in law, Zoya Samadi. Zoya was kidnapped and taken to an undisclosed location on June 23 and was severely beaten and tortured. She later suffered a miscarriage following the assaults.
Mehdi Karroubi, expressing his sorrow and deep sadness of the treatments, wished for speedy release of Mansour Osanloo from jail according to Saham News, tied with Karroubi. Reminiscing the time of the struggle against the Shah’s regime, Karroubi said: “The barbaric treatments of individuals and their families are cruelties that even Shah’s regime with all its corruption did not commit against the families and I, as part of the system, feel so shamed. But do not put these actions on account of Islam and Imam.”
Meanwhile, on July 18, Mansour Osanloo was once again accused of propaganda against the system by the sixth revolutionary court prosecutors office in the city of Karaj where he is being held. He has been tried on the same charges and has spent the last four years in prison. Many labor organizations and activists world-wide have calle… >>>