Iran: Uprising in Iranian prisons (March 26, 2020)


Received 29/03/2020

Iran: Uprising in Iranian prisons (March 26, 2020)

On March 26, 2020, after the protests by hunger strike of the prisoners in some Iranian prisons, due to the poor prison conditions and the spread of the corona virus and even the deaths of several prisoners, the prisoners in some wards of Tabriz Central Prison, a city in the northwestern of Iran have rebelled.

According to the official reporting from the state news agencies, the cops forces have besieged areas all around and heard gun shotings.

The hypocritical and oppressive totalitarian regime of Iran has attacked the defenseless prisoners with tear gas and direct gunfire and has also injured several of the prisoners.

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