The condition of political prisoners at Sheiban Prison in Iran is worrying, with increased numbers of them contracting coronavirus, having little access to even poor quality food and the number of inmates increasing despite the pandemic.
Reports from Iran’s Sheyban Prison indicate that the condition of political prisoners is alarming. This is while that the number of inmates contracting Covid-19 in the prison has jumped up in recent months due to the increase in the number of prisoners in this facility.
No news is available on political prisoner Soheil Arabi, nearly one month after he was transferred from the Great Tehran Penitentiary to Rajaishahr Prison in Karaj.
Iran, one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus, has imposed another lockdown on its sprawling capital, Tehran, shutting schools, cafes, movie theaters, hair salons and even mosques. The measure was needed
An Iranian prisoner of conscience began a hunger strike yesterday in protest to being moved to a psychiatric hospital and injected with a substance against his will.
“Our bodies are ruined,” Narges Mohammadi, the imprisoned Iranian journalist and human rights advocate, wrote in July.
The Iranian regime has threatened to execute three political prisoners, arrested during the November 2019 uprising, unless they remain silent about the conditions they are subjected to in prison.
The prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been on a hunger strike in Evin prison for almost a month in order to demand the release of the country’s scores of political prisoners. Several other imprisoned activists have also joined her hunger strike
The Canadian legal team for an imprisoned Iranian human-rights lawyer is calling for federal sanctions and United Nations intervention as she wages a life-threatening hunger strike entering its 29th day.
The Iranian Intelligence Ministry is trying to erase every trace of long-time political prisoner Arzhang Davoudi, years after sending him into exile in Zabol and Zahedan prisons, to prevent anyone from disseminating any information about him.
In an open letter, sixty political prisoners warned on Sunday about a COVID-19 breakout in several wards of Fashafuyeh Prison of Tehran. In their letter, addressed to the Prosecutor of Tehran, the signatories said that the coronavirus has spread through several wards of one of the prison halls