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Inhumane conditions in prisons in Iran are worsening and threatening the lives of increasing numbers of inmates, reports from inside the regime have revealed.
In Varamin’s Qarchak prison, prisoners have staged a protest over the poor quality of the food and dire sanitary conditions.
In Borazjan, prison inmates fasted in anger at deteriorating conditions.
In Gohardasht prison, the mobile communications jamming signal in the political prisoners’ ward is being used a tool for psychological torture of the prisoners and their families.
In Karaj Central Prison, a prisoner has died due to inhumane treatment by the executioners, and there is also an outbreak of tuberculosis in the facility.
At Evin prison, prisoners are starving due to the poor low quantity and quality of the food, and are also banned from bringing in food from outside.
Iran News in Brief - 16 April 2015