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New head of Prison Organizations announced

Head of Iran’s Judiciary announced that Ali Asghar Jahangir will relplace Gholamhossein Esmaili as head of Prison Organizations. » read more

Head of Judiciary says no rules broken during Evin incident

Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, the head of Iran’s Judiciary, says that no violations occurred during an incident in Ward 350 of Evin Prison and he slammed “seditious efforts at creating adverse publicity.” » read more

Protests against prisoner beatings reach Rohani’s office

The families of Iranian political prisoners who were beaten in Ward 350 of Evin Prison joined together with a group of activists to gather in front of the President’s Office on Tuesday April 22 and call for a probe into the attack on the prisoners. » read more

Prisoners call for investigation of beatings at Evin Prison

As controversy over the alleged attack on political prisoners in Ward 350 of Evin Prison deepens, 74 prisoners have written a letter of complaint urging the Tehran Prosecutor to investigate the matter. » read more

MP calls for family visits after reports of prisoner beatings

Iranian MP Ali Motahari has called on prison authorities to arrange for the families of political prisoners in Ward 350 of Evin Prison to visit their kin, following the publication of contradictory reports about prisoners in that ward receiving beatings. » read more

Prison official denies attack on Evin prisoners

The head of Iran’s Prison Organization denies that Evin Prison was the site of any recent violence or attacks. » read more

Evin political prisoners target of punishing attack

In a fierce attack by Intelligence Ministry and Revolutionary Guards Intelligence forces and more than 100 Prison Guard soldiers, more than 30 political prisoners in Ward 350 of Evin Prison were subjected to severe beatings that resulted in several serious injuries. » read more

Dervishes released following arrests at protest

Dervishes arrested in the protest in front of the Tehran’s Prosecutor’s office were released today, Monday March 10. » read more

Gonabadi dervishes join jailed peers in hunger strike

After nine jailed dervishes announced that they will refuse food to protest their mistreatment by Iranian prison authorities, 31 Gonabadi dervishes from across the country began their own hunger strike in support of their jailed peers. » read more

Prisoners’ families drum up support for demonstration on Saturday

The families of jailed dervishes and other political prisoners in ward 350 of Evin Prison have rallied people to gather at the Tehran Prosecutor’s office on Saturday March 8 at 11 AM to demand just treatment of prisoners. » read more