Iran-Renowned political activist recounts conditions of her hospitalization under tortureThe following is the text of the letter of Nargess Mohammadi, political prisoners,Vice-President of the Human Rights League, wrote an open letter to Tehran's Prosecutor, explaining conditions of her dispatch to hospital and protested the way she was treated by security forces in this process.
translated by The Honorable Jaafari Dowlat Abadi
A poem dedicated to Zeinab Jalalian:you can take my eyes but not my strainth
I may became blind but Thousands of Thousands will see
Why i should be afraid of darkness when i am the light of faith and resistance
Iran: Kurdish woman may lose eyesight in prisonZeinab Jalalian, a Kurdish woman imprisoned in Khuy Prison, suffers from serious eye problems and her conditions are reported as critical. The damages inflicted on her eyes has been a result of the torture and blows she has endured from interrogators.
Iran: Torture survivor Saman Naseem must be given a fair trialSaman Naseem was tortured into confessing to shooting a soldier and sentenced to death at 17. Help ensure he gets a fair retrial.
Saman Naseem, a member of Iran’s Kurdish minority, was captured after a gun battle in northwest Iran which led to the death of a Revolutionary Guard, a kind of government soldier. He was, he says, blindfolded, hung upside-down and tortured into confessing to a crime he did not commit. He was just 17 years old.
IRAN: Guards raid Ward 12 of Gohardasht Prison today
NCRI - Wardens of Iran’s notorious Gohardasht (Rajai-shahr) Prison, in Karaj, north-west of Tehran, raided Ward 12 at 13:00 local time on Monday, according to news sources inside of Iran.
The ward houses political prisoners opposed to the mullahs’ regime.
During the raid, the wardens conducted body searches of the prisoners and used devices to search the whole ward.
IRAN: Snap inspection of political prisoner’s ward in GohardashtNCRI - On Sunday, November 1, at 4 pm local time, Iranian regime elements, including the chief of inspections and chief warden of Gohardasht (Rajai Shahr) Prison, without prior notice entered Hall 12, Ward 4 of the prison which is allocated to political prisoners.
They inspected every room in the ward, but could not find anything as the defenseless prisoners had nothing on them.
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