MirHosein Mousavi, the Iranian opposition leader who has been under house arrest with his wife, Zahra Rahnavard, since 2011, has spoken out against the failure of the authorities to provide adequate medical treatment for his wife.
The Kaleme website published a report regarding the condition of the two opposition leaders under detention. The report indicates that while they are now allowed regular weekly visits with their family members, in the past three weeks Rahnavard has been prevented from receiving necessary medical treatments.
During the last visit, Mousavi reportedly expressed concern regarding the state of Rahnavard’s health.
The report also indicates that the opposition leaders have expressed grave concern over the “acid throwing assaults, stabbings and rising violence against women.”
MirHosein Mousavi and Zahra Rahnavard have been under house arrest since February 2011 for challenging the legitimacy of the vote count in the presidential election of 2009, which saw Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claim victory.