Friday, October 20, 2017 01:41

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Judiciary leader slams “vicious attacks” over Evin incident

The head of Iran’s judiciary says the judiciary has been targeted with “vicious attacks” in recent months, especially in connection with the events in Ward 350 of Evin Prison. » read more

Prisoners attest to signs of abuse on blogger who died

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