Amnesty- More broadly, Amnesty International calls on the Iranian authorities to urgently address the inhumane detention conditions prevalent in many of Iran’s prisons, which contribute to medical conditions developing in prisoners or exacerbate pre-existing ones. The authorities must also ensure that all those in detention have access to adequate medical treatment in line with international human rights standards and ensure that those needing specialized treatment are granted medical leave.
September 27, 2015
September 20, 2015
Following the grievous death of jailed Iranian union activist Mr. Shahrokh Zamani, was kept in Rajai Shahr prison, BCR Group condemning the crime and believes Iran’s Republic Islamic authorities are absolutely responsible for his death. The human rights organization has accused the Ayatollah’s judicial system for all injustices and obvious imprisoned rights violations.
September 16, 2015
Ayatollah Hossein Kazameini Boroujerdi has been held in Evin prison since his arrest in 2006. He is 56 years old.
Ayatollah Boroujerdi rejects the principle of political leadership by the clergy, a central feature of Iran’s constitution. He advocates the removal of religion from the political basis of the state. He publicly challenged the regime’s theological doctrine—promulgated by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in the early days of the Islamic Revolution of 1979—that only an Islamic jurist can rule the country. Mr. Boroujerdi instead supports the traditional Shiite view that religious leaders should stay out of politics and preach their messages to the faithful in mosques. Since 1994 he has been summoned repeatedly before the Special Court for the Clergy, and detained in Evin and other prisons.
He is the subject of an Amnesty International Urgent Action.
September 05, 2015
The Special Cleric Ward in the notorious Evin prison is one of the ignominious wards that imprisoned clerics are persecuted and suppressed by prison officials as well as authorities have systematically ordered. The cleric prisoners are not allowed to access their basic rights as a prisoner; Human Rights activists have expressed concern about the opponents clerics’ situation in the extreme security ward due to inaccessibility of their information.