MEK reveals new details about the Coronavirus outbreak in Iran’s prisons

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Evin Prison

Evin Prison

IRGC – Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

IRGC – Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Following the death of several Iranian prisoners of the novel coronavirus in different provinces, the country witnessed a week of prison riots. Inmates in Khorramabad, Aligoudarz, Tabriz, Saqqez, Shiraz, Mahabad, and Ahvaz cities launched riots.

In this context, the prisoners had two options: staying in penitentiaries and accepting a silent death or protesting against the regime’s ignorance. Many prisoners chose the second option and tried to free themselves.

But the mullahs responded harshly to the rioters by firing live ammunition and teargas. Authorities also spread panic to prevent the public from aiding defenseless prisoners.

The dire health conditions of prisons never get better and a large number of inmates are infected with the coronavirus. The fact that the mullahs are extremely concerned about losing their authority, which they have obtained through executions, murdering and torturing of protesters in public.

However, the regime has lost its oppressive potential and faces significant objections even among its loyalists.

In this respect, on April 14, Member of Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) Shahin Gobadi and a former political prisoner who recently succeeded to leave the country discussed over the condition of Iran’s prisons in a webinar.

The webinar was held by the Association of Accredited Correspondents at the United Nations (ACANU). Speakers revealed new truths about the Iranian dungeons and authorities’ efforts for concealment of the coronavirus outbreak in jails.

Gobadi began his remarks by explaining the situation of prisons, prisoners, and particularly political prisoners.

In this respect, on April 14, Member of Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) Shahin Gobadi and a former political prisoner who recently succeeded to leave the country discussed over the condition of Iran’s prisons in a webinar.

The webinar was held by the Association of Accredited Correspondents at the United Nations (ACANU). Speakers revealed new truths about the Iranian dungeons and authorities’ efforts for concealment of the coronavirus outbreak in jails.

Gobadi began his remarks by explaining the situation of prisons, prisoners, and particularly political prisoners.

Source » irannewsupdate

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