Golrokh Iraee violently transferred to the notorious Ward 2A of Evin Prison.
Political prisoner Golrokh Iraee has been violently removed from Qarchak Prison and taken by force to the IRGC Intelligence Ward 2A in Evin Prison. Prison guards brutalized Golrokh Iraee by stun guns on Sunday, December 13, 2020.
Ms. Iraee had previously refused to go to Ward 2A when she was first summoned on December 7 by the IRGC Intelligence, without mentioning any reason. She said her summon was illegal since she was serving her sentence in Qarchak Prison.
The IRGC Intelligence said Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee must be transferred for one week to Ward 2A of Evin Prison to undergo investigations.
According to NCRI: The United Nations made public the text of a communication by seven human rights experts calling on the Iranian regime to account for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. In their communication to the Iranian regime on September 3, 2020, the UN experts expressed serious concern over the alleged continued refusal to disclose the fate and whereabouts of thousands of individuals who were reportedly forcibly disappeared and then extra judicially executed in 1988. The UN Special Rapporteurs gave the Iranian authorities 60 days to clarify all the cases brought to their attention. After 60 days, they said the communication and any response received would be made public via the communications reporting website. They will all be subsequently made available in the usual report to be presented to the Human Rights Council.
According to the reports: Flash floods devastate 12 Iranian provinces – two women die in Bushehr
Heavy flash floods devastated 12 Iranian provinces, a product of the clerical regime’s inaction and destruction of the country’s infrastructures.
By December 8, 2020, floods engulfed at least 12 Iranian provinces including Khuzestan, Fars, Isfahan, Yazd, Kerman, Bushehr, Lorestan, Chahar Mahal-o Bakhtiari, Hormozgan, Gilan, and Sistan and Baluchestan, and inflicted heavy damages on the residents. At least 55 million people have been affected by the flash floods.
People’s homes are immersed in water. Women and children have gone on the roofs in the absence of any shelter in the cold of Autumn and amid the pandemic.
According to NCRI: On the passing of Dr. Mohammad Maleki, the first Chancellor of Tehran University after the 1979 Revolution, on December 2, 2020, a group of political prisoners issued a statement from various prisons across the country. A group of women political prisoners in Qarchak Prison in Varamin were among the signatories of this statement, in which they wrote:
Dr. Mohammad Maleki left us for the eternal world. He spent all his life in the struggle against the dictatorships of the Shah and the clerical dictatorship, for the freedom of Iran and Iranians. He spent years in prison under torture and witnessed the executions in the 1980s. He taught us to “seek freedom from birth to death.”
The old freedom-fighter devoted all his life to freedom without expecting anything for himself. He was a staunch supporter of political prisoners and freedom-lovers in Iran. He never sought fame for himself.
Bahareh Soleimani and Somayyeh Kargar still held in solitary; anthropology student Elham Samimi arrested and detained Continued detention of a nurse in solitary confinement in Evin Prison.
Bahareh Soleimani remains in detention in the Intelligence Ministry Ward 209 of Evin Prison, nearly 1.5 months since her arrest on October 16, 2020.
Bahareh Soleimani, 43, is a nurse who worked for the health networks. She has suffered lung damage during the past 10 months when she cared for COVID-19 patients. But ever since her arrest, she has been deprived of the medical care she needs. She has made only three one-minute calls to her family since her detention.
On October 16, 2020, agents who introduced themselves as Security Police broke into her family’s residence and ransacked the house for 2 hours.
Anisa Jafari-Mehr, a Kurdish activist educator was arrested in the city of Eslamabad-e Gharb, in Kermanshah Province, western Iran.
According to the news published on November 23, 2020, intelligence agents raided and ransacked the residence of this Kurdish activist educator without presenting a legal warrant.
They confiscated Ms. Jafari-Mehr’s personal belongings including her laptop, smartphone, and some of her books. Her family said the agents were armed and they handcuffed their daughter at the time of arrest.
Anisa Jafari-Mehr has a Master’s in linguistics and is a member of the writers’ council of the literary quarterly called, “J”.
Retired teacher Massoumeh Asgari returned to Evin Prison on November 22, 2020, although her medical treatment had not been completed.
The retired teacher Massoumeh Asgari had been granted medical leave after the Coroner’s Office endorsed that she needs to undergo treatment because of her various illnesses.
Ms. Asgari recently had an accident where she broke her leg at 8 points. She cannot walk on her own and uses a walker.
The order to return to Evin comes as her medical treatment has not been completed. She was supposed to stay on medical leave for one year, but she was called back to the women’s ward of Evin Prison to endure the four remaining years of her sentence.
A woman setting herself on fire in Bandar Abbas, capital of the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan, evoked widespread outrage across the country.
The footage of this cruel and inhuman measure was disseminated on the social media on November 19. A young girl can be heard screaming and a woman is seen trying to prevent the agents from demolishing her home.
Tayyebeh, 35, with her three children, and her sister-in-law, Zahra Hassanzadeh, and her 7-year-old son, all lived in a small room built in Sarallah Ave. in Bandar Abbas.
On Thursday, November 19, agents of the municipality of Bandar Abbas went to their place without prior notice and without a court warrant. The small room built by the two women was so rickety that agents could ruin it just by using their hands to push the walls.