Friday, July 30, 2010

Prisoners of Evin prison on strike

Friday, 30 July 2010

EVIN PRISON, Tehran -- A number of prisoners in Evin notorious prison are on strike due to the dreadful situation of this prison in Tehran.
The prisoners held in compartment number 350 of Evin prison are spending their second day in walkout since Wednesday 28th July 2010. They have declared that they are striking to respond to the awful condition the prisoners are in and also because of sending 16 political prisoners to solitary containment.
According to the reports they have also confirmed that they stay on the strike until the improvements of the situation, apologise from the prison officials are made and the end of the solitary confinement 16 prisoners.