NCRI - Reliable reports received from the families of prisoners incarcerated in Gohardasht prison and some informed sources in the prisons indicate that some prisoners who were transferred to solitary confinement in the past few days have met with their families for the last time in Gohardasht prison near Karaj.
According to the families, the death sentence of at least 13 prisoners will soon be implemented.
NCRI - Political prisoner, Reza Akbari Monfared, incarcerated in Gohardasht prison wrote an open letter addressed to the wakeful consciences and human rights activists to expose the scenes and conspiracies of the Iranian regime regarding the visit of ambassadors of some countries to Evin prison.
The letter reads in part:
NCRI - Political prisoner Mehdi Farahi Shandiz is being held in solitary confinement in Karaj Prison (west of Tehran) since June 8, 2017. According to reports, this political prisoner is deprived of making phone calls or having visits by his family. The family of this political prisoner have been told that it is unclear how long Mr. Farahi Shandiz will be remaining in solitary confinement.
NCRI- -The Iranian regime’s security agents on Friday 30 June 2017 arrested a number of youths with mistreatment and beating in East Azerbaijan Province. The youths were gathered to commemorate Babak Khorramdin, a historic hero of Iranian people, in Qaleh Babak.
The participants in the ceremony held placards and banners and chanted slogans calling for freedom of political prisoner Siyamak Mirzaei who is on hunger strike.
Statement by 265 members of European parliament, including 4 vice-presidents and 23 chairs of various commissions and delegations, condemns human rights violations in Iran on the eve of the Iranian Resistance grand gathering in Paris and calls for formation of a commission of inquiry to investigate the massacre of political prisoners in Iran and bring the perpetrators of the crimes against humanity to the International Court of Justice.
NCRI - Children with autism are harmed and annoyed at its center in Mashhad, a news outbreak that hurt public opinion.
After disclosure of the torture of children patients suffering autism in Northeastern city of Mashhad, the deputy director of the rehabilitation department of the Iranian welfare organization, blamed the ministry of health, while the adviser to the health minister also stated: the center had only the principled consent for operation, which did not mean a license for the institute.
NCRI - A prisoner died in Sanandaj Prison due to lack of medical treatment On Monday, June 19, however, the forensics had earlier confirmed his inability to imprisonment.
According to the reports, the political prisoner, Fardin Faramarzi has visited the health center two times following a severe pain in the heart area and he has returned to the ward without being examined.
NCRI - A 37 years old prisoner died due to lack of medical attention and transport to the hospital in central prison of Sotheastern city of Zahedan on Saturday, June 17 around 13:00hour.
According to obtained reports, Naqib Altaz Qanbarzehi had been arrested at age of 17, and was in jail for 20 years. He was suffering from a heart condition. After 20 years of imprisonment in Evin prison, he was transferred to Zahedan central prison, about a week ago. He and eight others were arrested on charges of drug possession. Those eight people were executed. He was on death row for 20 years, until, Saturday that he passed away in Zahedan central prison, due to the lack of medical treatment.
NCRI - The Human Rights Council of the United Nations received a written statement from the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty, the Women's Human Rights International Association and the France Libertes : Fondation Danielle Mitterrand, the International Educational Development, Inc. and the Mouvement contre le racisme et pour l'amitié entre les peuples regarding the 1988 mass execution of political prisoners carried out by Iranian authorities.