6 Political Prisoners Started Hunger Strike at Evin Prison in Tehran

HRANA News Agency – Following a complain regarding compulsory use of prison’s yard “to get some fresh air” in winter weather and lack of warm clothing for prisoners in ward 8 of Evin prison, Amir Amirgholi, Aso Rostami and Amir Hushang Navaei were taken to solitary confinements, and they went on hunger strike. Also, 3 other prisoners went on hunger strike until those inmates would be returned to the ward from solitary confinements.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), on Monday 16th February, despite the winter cold weather and lack of warm clothing, prisoners of ward 8 in Evin prison were forced by prison officials to stay in the prison yard. Continue reading “6 Political Prisoners Started Hunger Strike at Evin Prison in Tehran”