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SUCCESS STORY 138: In "Iranian Prisoners Continue Defiant Hunger Strikes," human rights journalist Hamid Yazdan Panah reports on an active coordinated hunger strike movement by Iranian political prisoners. Panah is an Iranian activist and attorney in the US who notes that Iranian dissident Jafar Azimzadeh gained temporary release from the notorious Evin Prison following a two month hunger strike, although he remains at risk of future incarceration. The article appears on The Huffington Post's Movements.org page and on The World Post via a media coverage offer through Movements.org.