An Iranian political prisoner has sent out a letter from prison revealing the Iranian ?regime’s attempts to fabricate a case against him as well as his days under severe torture, ?according to Rahana news agency.?
Seyyed Sami Hosseini is currently being held at Oroumieh Prison, northwestern Iran, and ?is sentenced to death.
The Iranian regime has placed female inmates at the notorious Evin Prison in ?Tehran in appalling conditions and imposes an array of additional restrictions, according ?to obtained reports.?
A number of toddlers and children under the age of 2 are also believed to live at the ?Women’s Ward with their mothers.
According to reports, a number of juveniles charged by the Iranian regime are being held at Gohardasht prison in the city of Karaj, with many of them already on death row. Identification documentations for some of these young prisoners have been expired and they are left with no legal identities.
The names of some of these unidentified juveniles that are now on death row include:
The Iranian regime hanged six prisoners on Monday, according to the state-run Fars and ISNA news agencies. According to the regime’s media outlets, three were hanged at the Yazd central prison and three at Ahvaz’s Karoun prison.
The UN Human Rights Council opened its 15th session in Geneva on Monday, planning to meet for the next three weeks until October 1.
In her opening remarks, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, stressed the “pressing need” for human rights protection “both in emergencies and chronic human rights situations,” according to the UN body’s official website.
There is only running water for 2 hours a day at the notorious Evin Prison’s Women’s Ward, according to reports. For the rest of the day inmates do not have access to water, which has led to a critical situation.
Telephone contact with the outside world has also become very challenging.
On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning increasing human rights violations in Iran while calling for the annulment of execution sentences.
The resolution also denounced the arrest and imprisonment of political and civil rights activists, including Nasrin Sotoudeh, a human rights lawyer, and the continuation and growth of the number of execution sentences, including the barbaric death by stoning.
The Iranian regime’s supreme court on Sunday confirmed the death sentences by stoning for a man and a woman on charges of adultery.
According to Herana news agency on Monday, the two are imprisoned at Oroumieh prison in northwestern Iran and are identified as Vali Janfeshani and Sarieh Ebadi.
A political prisoner in the northwestern Iranian city of Oroumieh was killed under torture on Sunday, Herana news agency said Tuesday.
Bahman Massoudi, who was held at solitary confinement, was reportedly killed after being struck repeatedly by a baton wielded by the Iranian regime’s agents. The murderer has been identified as Khanzadeh.