Two Prisoners Beaten and Killed by Special Guards in Urimieh Prison


April 15, 2010


HRA News Agency – On Sunday April 11, two prisoners were beaten and killed by special guards in Urimieh Prison – section 9 and 11.

According to a report that HRANA received, yesterday noon, prison guards murdered a non-political prisoner named “Iraj Ghamangiz” for unknown reasons.
Based on this report, on Sunday evening, after other prisoners were notified about the murder, they began to protest, but special guards, under the order of “Akbar Pishevar,” attacked and beat prisoners in order to stop the protest.
Following this attack, “Seifoddin Yahya-zadeh” was killed instantly due to a severe head blow by a special guard’s baton.


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