Workers' Syndicate of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company said on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 that Reza Shahabi, an imprisoned member of this labour union was on hunger strike in Rajaei Shahr (Gohardssht) prison in Karaj.
A group of political prisoners in Gohardasht prison, on July 30, 2017, issued a statement condemning the 1988 massacre in Iran, calling on the perpetrators of this crime against humanity to be brought to justice.
The former intelligence minister of Iran has admitted that former Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini ordered the executions of 30,000 political prisoners affiliated with the Iranian Resistance group, People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI or MEK) in the summer of 1988.
A Christian political prisoner called Ebrahim Firouzi, in Gohardasht prison located in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, went on hunger strike to protest the pressures on his fellow Christian inmates.
Missing Iranian children are being killed for their organs, according to officials in the Iranian Regime.Fatemeh Daneshvar, a member of Tehran’s City Council, said on July 1, that gangs involved in the kidnapping and sale of children are operating in the city.