Iran's Qarchak prison

Iran’s Qarchak Prison guards attack protesting inmates with tear gas

Iranian prison guards in riot gear beat prisoners and used tear gas, firearms and pepper spray during raids inside the Qarchak women’s...
children of imprisoned women

1,800 children separated from their imprisoned mothers

At least 1,800 children of imprisoned women, were separated from their mothers and were delivered to Welfare Organization, the state-run ILNA news...
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari pressured to spy for Iran, husband reveals

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British woman imprisoned in Tehran on espionage charges, started a hunger strike in protest against being denied access to...
Mohammad Reza Haddadi

Iranian Minor Offender goes on hunger strike to protest authorities’ failure...

Mohammad Reza Haddadi, a death row prisoner in Iran has gone on hunger strike since November 22, in protest to the authorities'...
Urmia Central Prison

More than 10 inmates on hunger strike in northwest Iran prison

Ten prisoners with who who suffers from severe health problems held at Urmia Central Prison, have begun on hunger strike since November...
Khoy Prison

Inhuman conditions of Women prisoners at Khoy Prison

Women prisoners at Khoy Prison, West Azerbaijan, have been transferred to the prison's visitation hall, where they have placed under deplorable conditions...
Urmia Prison

Mass hunger strike by prisoners in protest at inhumane conditions

More than 700 prisoners have gone on hunger strike protesting inhuman treatment of prisoners by the warden and degrading conditions they have...
suicide in prison

Prisoner Attempts Suicide to Escape Rajaie Shahr Prison Mafia

Rajaie Shahr prisoner and father of one Ali Ahmadi, 50, has been transferred to a hospital after attempting suicide by pill overdose. As of...
prisoner tortured

Prisoners in Iranian Baluchestan Tortured by IRGC Intelligence Unit

Baluchi prisoners Tortured by IRGC Intelligence Unit At the hands of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp’s Saravan Intelligence Unit, at least seven detainees have recently...
Farrokh Abdi

Imprisoned Telegram Activist faces 15 months more in prison

Telegram activist Farrokh Abdi was sentenced by Branch 102 of the Criminal Court of Urmia to 15 months behind bars  for “insulting sanctities.” Abdi previously...

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Urmia Central Prison

Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Urmia Central Prison

Two political prisoners have gone on hunger strike to protest their harsh prison sentences. Ibrahim Khalil Sedighi Hamedani and...