By Jubin Katiraie
There are shocking reports from Sepidar Prison in Iran that at least 50 women are infected with the coronavirus, but there is no doctor to treat them and no medicine to give them.
By Pooya Stone
Every time someone or an organization says something about human rights violations in Iran, the regime responds by labeling them 'liars'.
By Jubin Katiraie
Prisoners at Urmia Prison in Iran set fire to their blankets and the “secure section” of the facility on Tuesday as part of their protest over fears of contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The women’s ward of Evin Prison is separated into two halls; one for political prisoners and one for the wives and children of male convicts.
On April 14, human rights activists acknowledged more than 100 Iranian prisoners have been infected with the coronavirus in Urmia prison, northwestern Iran.
Iranian political prisoner Akbar Bagheri has been hemorrhaging for three weeks now, which has made him seriously weak, but he is also in danger of catching coronavirus (COVID-19) because the authorities at the Greater Tehran Penitentiary are holding him on a ward with suspected patients.
Iranian political prisoner Barzan Mohammadi has been denied temporary leave (furlough) from Evin prison during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, even though he should be eligible because he’s served over half his sentence.
An Iranian political prisoner was compelled to attempt suicide at the Greater Tehran Penitentiary this weekend after the regime increased the physical and mental pressure he was under.
Iranian political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared refused to appear in Evin [Prison] Courthouse last week after she was verbally summoned to be arraigned on new charges levied against her.
More Iranian prisoners killed by security forces in Ahvaz during prison riots over the coronavirus have been named by human rights sources.
The Iranian government has executed over 100 prisoners since January, according to Iran Human Rights Monitor, with at least 79 executions carried out in secret.
Iranian political prisoner Soheil Arabi, a blogger, and cyberspace activist spent his 11th day on hunger strike in Greater Tehran Prison on Monday, 13 April 2020.
The Central Prison of Zahedan prison is referred to as a torture chamber.