Iran: Evin prisoners at risk after report of riot

Iran: Evin prisoners at risk after report of riot

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Index Number: MDE 13/021/2014
Date Published: 17 April 2014
Categories: Iran

Reports of prison guards raiding Section 350 of Tehran’s Evin Prison, where many political prisoners are held, have emerged raising fears about the safety of prisoners. The unrest appears to have resulted in prisoners sustaining injuries, including broken ribs. It has been reported that at least 32 individuals from Section 350 have been transferred to solitary confinement in Section 240 of the prison.


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