Sunday, October 16, 2022

Evin Prison: Iran Human Rights Calls for Urgent UN Mechanism to Prevent Further Atrocities


Oct. 16, 2022

Videos from Evin Prison last night showed the notorious prison burning, along with sounds of gunshots and explosions. Simultaneously, special forces were deployed to the prison without any explanation. From the early hours of this morning, official Islamic Republic media started publishing their own account of events with death and injury numbers. According to the Judiciary’s Mizan news agency, four prisoners were killed and 61 injured last night. Ten prisoners were taken to medical facilities and four are reported to be in critical condition.

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