Dozens Beaten; Personal Belongings Smashed
The security agents used extreme violence when prisoners objected to the irregular search, with the police smashing TV sets, equipment and personal belongings of the prisoners, and beating dozens of detainees who were later placed in solitary confinement at Section 240.
The Fascist-type search of political prisoners’ cells, beating the detainees and smashing their personal belongings in this day and age is outrageous. Reporters Without Borders, among other human rights organizations, has condemned the police brutality. To read their report, please click here.
File photo: Evin Prison, Tehran. (roxanasaberi.com)