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Evin infirmary head latest casualty in prison staff changes

Majid Rezazadeh has been removed from his position as the head of the Evin Prison Infirmary, the opposition website Kaleme reports. » read more

Report on Evin Prison “attack” to be prepared, made public

Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, a spokesman for the Rohani administration, says the ministries of intelligence and justice have been charged with preparing a report on recent events at Evin Prison and the result will be made public. » read more

Brother of Ward 350 prisoner released on bail

Kaveh Darolshafa, the brother of Yashar Darolshafa, a political prisoner in Ward 350 of Evin Prison, has been released on bail two weeks after his arrest. » read more

Guard from prison attack said to have tried suicide

A report published by the opposition website Kaleme says a solider guard tried to commit suicide following the attack on political prisoners in Ward 350 of Evin Prison. » read more

Banned Ebtekar newspaper allowed to reopen

The ban on the Ebtekar Daily has been revoked four days after the newspaper was shut down by Iran’s press court authorities. » read more

Evin prisoners’ families complain about beatings

The families of political prisoners in Ward 350 of Evin Prison have filed a complaint against four judiciary officials in connection with recent incidents at the prison. » read more

Newspaper ordered shut down, reason unclear

Iran’s Media Courts shut down the Ebtekar Newspaper on Saturday April 26, according to managing editor Mohammad Ali Vakili. » read more

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