Ali Motahari, an Iranian conservative MP, has called on the Interior Minister and the head of the security forces to “apologize to the family of Sattar Beheshti, the people and the leader of Iran” for the blogger who died in custody a few days after his arrest by cuber police. » read more
The head of the Tehran Cyber Police was dismissed today by the Commander of the Islamic Republic Security Forces for “shortcomings in the supervision and handling of the case” of Sattar Beheshti, the jailed blogger who died in police custody last month. » read more
The member of Iran's National Security Commission leading an investigation into the death of Sattar Beheshti in prison says the head of Iran’s Cyber Police should resign. » read more
The chief of Iran’s coroner’s office has announced that according to his department’s investigation, Sattar Beheshti, the detained blogger who died last week while in police custody, seems to have died from natural causes. » read more
Forty-one Iranian political prisoners from section 350 of Evin Prison have signed a document that says they witnessed signs of torture and beatings on the body of Sattar Beheshti, the jailed political prisoner who was killed while in custody this week.
In a letter that was published on the Kaleme opposition website, the 41 signatories write that Sattar Beheshti passed through section 350 of Evin Prison on October 31 and November 1, and they all saw his “painful physical and mental condition” and, therefore, feel a responsibility to inform the public about his fate. » read more
Sattar Beheshti, an Iranian blogger who was reportedly killed while in custody in Evin Prison, accoridng to Iranian media sources had written a letter to the head of the prison, describing his “being subjected to torture” by the cyber police. » read more