Saturday, April 19, 2014 08:24

Evin Prison

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

Fledgling newspaper shut down, director summoned

Abbas Bozorgmehr, the director of the Aseman newspaper, was arrested and transferred to Evin Prison just hours after his newspaper was shut down. » read more

Tehran to tear down Evin Prison, build promenade

Tehran City Council announced that Evin Prison is in the works for demolition. » read more

Supreme Leader pardons more political prisoners

Another six political prisoners have been released from Evin Prison with a pardon from the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic. » read more

Website lists hardships of Evin’s female political prisoners

Iranian opposition website reports that a majority of female political prisoners in Tehran’s Evin Prison are being denied any furloughs. » read more

Prisoners protest transfer of witness in Beheshti case

Forty-four Iranian political prisoners at Evin Prison have issued a statement protesting the transfer of Abolfazl Abedini to Ahwaz Prison in southern Iran, calling for his immediate return. » read more