The following statement was issued by Mr. Nizar Zakka regarding his continued unlawful detention by Iran.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Mr. Nizar Zakka issued a statement from Evin Prison that he started a hunger strike yesterday. This is Mr. Zakka’s fifth hunger strike since he was first unlawfully detained by Iran on September 18, 2015. The family remains very concerned for his health and safety.